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We found 8 hospitalists near Bemidji, MN.

Dr. Hina Rahman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
1233 34th Street Nw
Bemidji, MN
 

Dr. Hina Rahman's areas of specialization are adult hospital medicine, general internal medicine, and adult infectious disease; she sees patients in Bemidji, MN. She takes Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of King Edward Medical University and a graduate of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Rahman (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. She is professionally affiliated with Sanford Health.

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Dr. Vishnu Laalitha L Surapaneni, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1233 34th Street Nw
Bemidji, MN
 

Dr. Vishnu Surapaneni's specialty is adult hospital medicine. She is in-network for Medicare insurance. After attending Andhra Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at UH Case Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Surapaneni include: The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Best Oral Presentation Award; and SGIM Mid-Atlantic Region, 2011 Regional Meeting. Dr. Surapaneni (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu and Hindi. She is affiliated with Sanford Health.

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Dr. Hani Snounou, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1300 Anne Street Nw
Bemidji, MN
 

Dr. Hani Snounou practices adult hospital medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston for residency. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Snounou has received include Top 10 Medical School Graduate; Resident of the year, Saint Francis Hospital; and One Guardian Angel Award. He speaks Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Sanford Health.

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Dr. Zhong S Zhao, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1300 Anne Street
Nw Bemidji, MN
 

Dr. Zhong Zhao is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) specialist in Saint Paul, MN, Crosby, MN, and Nw Bemidji, MN. Dr. Zhao speaks Chinese. He is professionally affiliated with North Memorial Medical Center and Regions Hospital. Before performing his residency at Norwalk Hospital, Dr. Zhao attended Tian Jin Medical University for medical school. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1300 Anne Street Nw
Bemidji, MN
 

Dr. Kishore Rasamallu's medical specialty is adult hospital medicine. He honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1300 Anne Street Nw
Bemidji, MN
 

Dr. Hashim Mumtaz is a hospitalist. He is a graduate of Rawalpindi Medical College. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Tabrez Sheriff Ameerjan Nayaz, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1300 Anne Street Nw
Bemidji, MN
 

Dr. Tabrez Sheriff, who practices in Bemidji, MN, is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine. He honors Medicare insurance. After attending Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka and M.S. Ramaiah Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Grace Hospital, Detroit. Dr. Sheriff has received the distinction of Member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Sheriff is affiliated with Sanford Health.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1233 34th Street Nw
Bemidji, MN
 

Dr. Alya Jawaid practices hospital medicine (hospitalist) in Bemidji, MN. She is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College.

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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.