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We found 19 hospitalists who accept Humana Premier near Kansas City, MO.

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Dr. Junping Yang, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Adult Endocrinology
Mosaic Life Care at Shoal Creek - Endocrinology; 8880 Northeast 82nd Terrace
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Junping Yang is an internal medicine hospitalist and adult endocrinologist. Dr. Yang's clinical interests encompass diabetes. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Tongji University Medical School and then he performed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Yang's hospital/clinic affiliations include Carondelet Health and Mosaic Life Care.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Amita Rao R Narla, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, General Internal Medicine
2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway; Suite 2201
Westwood, KS
 

Dr. Amita Narla practices adult hospital medicine and general internal medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. Dr. Narla accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Madras Medical College. Her training includes a residency program at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Dizziness, Bronchitis, Poisoning, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathryn Clare Vandenberg, DO
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
106 W. 11th Street; #1215
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Kathryn Twenter's medical specialty is adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Her professional affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Shawnee Mission Health, and Saint Luke's East Hospital. Dr. Twenter takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Unfortunately, she is not accepting new patients at this time. She attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for residency.

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Dr. Kapil Kohli, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hematology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 1020
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Kapil Kohli is a physician who specializes in oncology (cancer care), hospital medicine (hospitalist), and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Kohli's professional affiliations include Hedrick Medical Center, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville. After completing medical school at SMS Medical College, Jaipur, he performed his residency at Roger Williams Medical Center. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Amber Krysta Botros, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology
920 Main Street; Suite 170
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Amber Botros' areas of specialization are family medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and obstetrics & gynecology; she sees patients in Kansas City, MO. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Botros is affiliated with Research Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Issues, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, Electrocardiogram, Pap Test, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Hospital Medicine
2790 Clay Edwards Drive; Suite 520
North Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Srinivas Bapoje is a specialist in adult cardiology and hospital medicine (hospitalist). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Meritas Health and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bapoje's practice is open to new patients. He attended Osmania Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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Dr. Jeremy Coleman Strom, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms#3007
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Jeremy Strom is a hospitalist and pulmonologist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Strom trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Strom is affiliated with Saint Luke's East Hospital, Providence Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville.

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Dr. Tamara Louise Crouse, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
4401 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Tamara Crouse sees patients in Kansas City, MO. Her medical specialties are family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). She accepts Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Crouse attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). She is professionally affiliated with Wright Memorial Hospital, Hedrick Medical Center, and Saint Luke's East Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Hanna Issawi sees patients in Shawnee Mission, KS, Merriam, KS, and Kansas City, KS. Her medical specialties are family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health. Dr. Issawi honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

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Dr. Jessica N Costalez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Jessica Costalez practices pediatric hospital medicine and pediatric emergency medicine. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Dr. Costalez attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Mickelle L Hirschman, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
4401 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Mickelle Hirschman is a physician who specializes in family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). After completing medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Dr. Hirschman's professional affiliations include Hedrick Medical Center, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville.

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Dr. Jeffrey Wayne Sattler, MD, DO
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
4401 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Sattler is a physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Sattler is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of the University of Kansas Medical Center's residency program. His professional affiliations include Hedrick Medical Center, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville.

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Dr. Kayla R Schleicher, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Kayla Heller's medical specialty is pediatric hospital medicine. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her residency, Dr. Heller trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).

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Dr. Heather Leigh Andrews-Carver, DO
Specializes in Hospital Medicine
4401 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Heather Andrews-Carver, who practices in Kansas City, MO, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Andrews-Carver completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Andrews-Carver is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Hedrick Medical Center, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville.

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Dr. Preeti Sood, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine
4401 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Preeti Sood specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and practices in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Sood accepts Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Sood attended medical school at Saba University School of Medicine. Her professional affiliations include Hedrick Medical Center, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville.

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Dr. Katherine Jean Moore, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
106 W. 11th Street; #1215
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Katherine Moore's specialties are adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Moore's hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Before performing her residency at Rhode Island Hospital, Dr. Moore attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She accepts 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.