We found 8 hospitalists who accept Medicare near Carrollton, GA.

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Dr. Johnny Lee Bonner Sr., MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine
705 Dixie Street
Carrollton, GA
 

Dr. Johnny Bonner sees patients in Gainesville, GA and Carrollton, GA. His medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Bonner is a graduate of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Bonner completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama. He is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS).

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Dr. Bini Oommen, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
705 Dixie Street
Carrollton, GA
 

Dr. Bini Mathew works as a hospitalist. Dr. Mathew is a graduate of T.D. Medical College, Alappuzha. She completed her residency training at Caritas Carney Hospital. She honors Medicare insurance. Her professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Dr. Ufuoma Yvonne Philemon, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
705 Dixie Street
Carrollton, GA
 

Dr. Ufuoma Philemon's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. Dr. Philemon takes Medicare insurance. She attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Morehouse School of Medicine for residency.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
705 Dixie Street
Carrollton, GA
 

Dr. Nalini Narayan's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Narayan honors.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
705 Dixie Street
Carrollton, GA
 

Dr. Vaughn Clagette is a hospitalist in Carrollton, GA. Dr. Clagette is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
705 Dixie Street
Carrollton, GA
 

Dr. James White's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. White is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
705 Dixie Street
Carrollton, GA
 

Dr. Agnes Nambiro-Kasolo's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
705 Dixie Street
Carrollton, GA
 

Dr. Marie Blaize, who practices in Carrollton, GA, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Blaize is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School 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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