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We found 9 hospitalists who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Alpharetta, GA.

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Dr. Anamika Rai Sharma, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
3000 Hospital Boulevard
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Anamika Sharma's medical specialty is adult hospital medicine. Her professional affiliations include WellStar, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and North Fulton Hospital. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Mark L Gravlee, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Hospital Medicine
2500 Hospital Boulevard; Suite 420
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Mark Gravlee specializes in general surgery and hospital medicine (hospitalist) and practices in Roswell, GA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Gravlee include breast surgery, colon cancer, and breast issues. Dr. Gravlee is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and performed his residency at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center. He is affiliated with WellStar, Atlanta Medical Center, and North Fulton Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Appendectomy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Colon Cancer

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, General Internal Medicine
11820 Northfall Lane; Suite 1103
Alpharetta, GA
 

Dr. Aazrum Syed's specialties are adult hospital medicine and general internal medicine. She practices in Alpharetta, GA and Roswell, GA. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Syed is a graduate of Sindh Medical College. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Morehouse School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Syed (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital, WellStar, and North Fulton Hospital.

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Dr. Ronald S Liu, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
3000 Hospital Boulevard
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Ronald Liu practices adult hospital medicine in Roswell, GA and Rome, GA. He is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and a graduate of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System's residency program. Dr. Liu honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include WellStar and North Fulton Hospital.

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Dr. Irfan Ali Syed, DO
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, General Internal Medicine
3584 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA
 

Dr. Irfan Syed is an Alpharetta, GA physician who specializes in adult hospital medicine and general internal medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Syed accepts. Before performing his residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Syed attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Johns Creek Hospital, WellStar, and North Fulton Hospital.

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Dr. Mark Howard Middleton, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Hospital Medicine
2500 Hospital Boulevard; Suite 420
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Mark Middleton works as a general surgeon and hospitalist in Roswell, GA. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He trained at Orlando Regional Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Middleton's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Middleton is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include WellStar and North Fulton Hospital.

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Dr. Hillary Lynn Barnes, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
3000 Hospital Boulevard
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Hillary Barnes is an internal medicine hospitalist in Roswell, GA. She studied medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine. Her training includes residency programs at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport and a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. Dr. Barnes accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include WellStar and North Fulton Hospital.

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Dr. Deedee T Diep, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
3000 Hospital Boulevard
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Deedee Diep practices family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). She graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Largo Medical Center. Coventry, Coventry Pediatric Dental, and Coventry HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Diep takes. Dr. Diep's professional affiliations include WellStar and North Fulton Hospital.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3000 Hospital Boulevard
Roswell, GA
 

Dr. Laura Tonda sees patients in Roswell, GA. Her medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy. Dr. Tonda's professional affiliations include WellStar and North Fulton Hospital.

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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.