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We found 12 hospitalists who accept Health Net EPO near Sacramento, CA.

Dr. Inessa Gofman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
2516 Stockton Boulevard; 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Inessa Gofman sees patients in Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA, and San Rafael, CA. Her medical specialty is pediatric hospital medicine. She obtained her medical school training at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Gofman is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Dr. Gofman (or staff) speaks Medical Spanish and Russian. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Adolescent Issues, Alternative Medicine, Preventive Care, Nutrition Counseling, Newborn Care

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Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
2315 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Amy McNelis specializes in pediatric hospital medicine. Dr. McNelis accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at New York Medical College. She is professionally affiliated with Marin General Hospital.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
4001 J Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Syed Haider is a general internist. He studied medicine at Rawalpindi Medical College. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Haider takes.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
4001 J Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Alexander Mallari's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). He attended medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Health Net, Western Health Advantage, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mallari (or staff) is conversant in Sign Language, Spanish, and Hindi. Dr. Mallari is professionally affiliated with Rochester General Hospital (RGH).

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3160 Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. James Liu practices hospital medicine (hospitalist) in Sacramento, CA. Dr. Liu attended medical school at Guangzhou Medical University. He is in-network for Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
3000 Q Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Sarbjit Grewal's medical specialty is family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Western Health Advantage, and more. He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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Dr. Hung Chan, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3160 Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Hung Chan is a Sacramento, CA physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She honors Health Net insurance. Dr. Chan is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3000 Q Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Thomas McIlraith is a Sacramento, CA physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Western Health Advantage, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McIlraith accepts. Dr. McIlraith is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. In addition to English, he speaks German.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
3000 Q Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Mark Ratley works as a family practice physician and hospitalist. Dr. Ratley accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3000 Q Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Sherwin Valadkhani practices hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Valadkhani is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Western Health Advantage, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3000 Q Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Mark Labriola works as a hospitalist. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
4001 J Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Candice North's areas of specialization are family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist); she sees patients in Sacramento, CA. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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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.