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We found 9 hospitalists who accept Humana Simplicity near Marietta, GA.

Dr. Anedi Gisela Eme-Akwari, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
677 Church Street; Box 111
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Anedi Obua's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Obua's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences and performed her residency at Duke University Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Obua average 3.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Monica Lynn Gilbert, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
55 Whitcher Street Ne; Suite 420
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Monica Gilbert is a hospitalist and geriatrician. She is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Dr. Gilbert accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Carilion Clinic. She has received professional recognition including the following: Wellstar Physician Partner in Excellence Award, Wellstar Nursing. She offers interpreting services for her patients.

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Dr. Muhammad Ali Pervaiz, MD
Specializes in Clinical Pathology, Hospital Medicine, Genetics
677 Church Street; Box 111
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Muhammad Pervaiz's areas of specialization are clinical pathology, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and genetics. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pervaiz honors. After completing medical school at New York Medical College and Hamdard University, Dr. Pervaiz performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Pervaiz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Dr. Juan Carlos Armstrong, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Hospital Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
55 Whitcher Street; Suite 160
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Juan Armstrong specializes in adult critical care and adult pulmonology. Patient ratings for Dr. Armstrong average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Dr. Armstrong completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He speaks Spanish. Dr. Armstrong's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Dr. Sreedhar Maddineni, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
677 Church Street; Hospitalists Office
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Sreedhar Maddineni's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). His professional affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. After attending Osmania Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Maddineni takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Shreedhar Madhav Nagnur, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
677 Church Street; Hospitalists Office
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Shreedhar Nagnur's specialties are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care). He practices in Douglasville, GA and Marietta, GA. The average patient rating for Dr. Nagnur is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending Seth G.S. Medical College for medical school, Dr. Nagnur completed his residency training at Palmetto Health Richland and St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx. He is professionally affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Dr. Timothy Caron Horton, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
677 Church Street
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Timothy Horton is a medical specialist in pediatric hospital medicine. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then he performed his residency at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Horton is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Rickey Washington, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
677 Church Street Ne
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Rickey Washington works as a hospitalist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Washington graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Atlanta Medical Center. He is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3330 Cumberland Boulevard Se; Suite 500
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Deann Bing is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) specialist in Atlanta, GA. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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.