We found 7 hospitalists who accept Anthem HMO near Los Angeles, CA.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1245 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 407
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Ronald Greeno is a physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adult pulmonology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Greeno attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

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Dr. Nudrat Usman, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1200 N State Street; Ird 620
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Nudrat Usman specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is affiliated with Providence Medical Institute. Before completing her residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, Dr. Usman attended medical school at Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Antonio Zamorano, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
4864 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Antonio Zamorano's areas of specialization are family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). The average patient rating for Dr. Zamorano is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zamorano is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Zamorano completed a residency program at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, Whittier. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include HealthCare Partners, LLC and Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Michael David Bryant, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Michael Bryant is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is affiliated with Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). He attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Children's Hospital Los Angeles for residency. Dr. Bryant takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1245 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 407
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Fishmann sees patients in Los Angeles, CA. His medical specialties are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adult pulmonology. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Fishmann takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1245 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 407
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Lawrence Brooks specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adult pulmonology and practices in Los Angeles, CA. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Brooks graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
1245 Wilshire Boulevard; Suite 407
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Joshua Rice's areas of specialization are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adult pulmonology. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Rice studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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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.
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