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We found 9 hospitalists who accept Blue Shield HMO near El Monte, CA.

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Dr. Franck V Juste, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
9676 Las Tunas Drive
Temple City, CA
 

Dr. Franck Juste's specialties are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Temple City, CA and Duarte, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Juste is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Juste has received professional recognition including the following: Outstanding Physician Award, San Gabriel Valley, Physicians Associates. Dr. Juste (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole. He is affiliated with City of Hope.

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Dr. Kathleen Morrison Savage, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3144 Santa Anita Avenue
El Monte, CA
 

Dr. Kathleen Savage is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She works in Los Angeles, CA and El Monte, CA. Patient reviews placed Dr. Savage at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Savage speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Hannah Yunghwa Kim, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
2603 Via Campo
Montebello, CA
 

Dr. Hannah Kim is a hospitalist. She attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Kim trained at Seattle Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center for residency. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim accepts. She is conversant in Korean. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. William Anthony Origel, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology
3144 Santa Anita Avenue
South El Monte, CA
 

Dr. William Origel works as a hospitalist and obstetrician and gynecologist in Montebello, CA, South El Monte, CA, and El Monte, CA. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Origel takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Origel is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Mayra Rosado, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
3144 Santa Anita Avenue
South El Monte, CA
 

Dr. Mayra Rosado works as a hospitalist in El Monte, CA, Monterey Park, CA, and South El Monte, CA. She graduated from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Rosado is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Rosado is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Khalida Assadullah Pathan, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
450 E Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA
 

Dr. Khalida Pathan is a physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She attended medical school at Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences and Al-Ameen Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Pathan trained at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Pathan (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. She is affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
9676 Las Tunas Drive
Temple City, CA
 

Dr. Murray Kemp's specialty is general internal medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Kemp is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
450 E Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA
 

Dr. Ravindrakumar Guruswamy practices hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Guruswamy accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Madras Medical College.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
450 E Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA
 

Dr. Mahyar Sadeghi Tari practices hospital medicine (hospitalist) in Arcadia, CA. She attended medical school at Karolinska Institute. Dr. Sadeghi Tari accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. In addition to English, she speaks Persian.

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What is Hospital Medicine?

The specialty of hospital medicine emerged in the 1990s in response to a changing healthcare environment. Hospitals and insurance companies were trying to lower costs, and at the same time physicians were beginning to push back against the extremely long work hours they traditionally kept. Instead of paying every physician to be on-call all hours of the day for their patients at hospitals around the community, a service that was rarely used anyway, hospitals began to hire their own physicians and specialists to work exclusively at each building. These healthcare professionals treat patients on-site, providing care exclusively within their own hospital. Today, healthcare providers can specialize in hospital medicine, a specialty that focuses on the safety of patients as well as efficient management of hospital resources.

Hospital medicine is the name of the specialty, and it encompasses all providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Doctors who specialize in hospital medicine are sometimes called hospitalists. Hospitalists usually specialize in a specific medical field, for example OB/GYN, neurology, psychology, or pediatrics. An OB/GYN hospitalist, for example, offers women’s health care at a hospital. A pediatric hospitalist treats children at a hospital.

Hospital medicine offers many advantages not only for hospitals, but for patients and general physicians as well. It means there will always be a trained physician, awake and ready, at the hospital when needed. It increases teamwork and communication between the staff at a hospital if they work together daily and know each other well. It relieves pressure on other physicians who may have a demanding caseload in their office during the day or who work in rural areas far from the nearest hospital. As the use of complex medical technology increases, hospitalists become familiar with the systems in each building and can use it more effectively, increasing hospital safety and productivity.