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We found 9 hospitalists who accept Medicare near Thomasville, NC.

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Dr. Amy Roseanne Baruch, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
1801 Westchester Drive
High Point, NC
 

Dr. Amy Baruch is an adult hospital medicine and hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) specialist. Dr. Baruch accepts Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and a graduate of Palmetto Health Richland's residency program. She is affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
601 N Elm Street
High Point, NC
 

Dr. Innocent Iroetugo practices hospital medicine (hospitalist) in High Point, NC. Dr. Iroetugo honors Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Ibadan College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Richmond Memorial Hospital and Gaston Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
601 N Elm Street
High Point, NC
 

Dr. Fernando Ariza specializes in adult hospital medicine and practices in Winston-Salem, NC and High Point, NC. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Ariza obtained his medical school training at Santo Domingo Institute of Technology and performed his residency at New York Downtown Hospital. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Zeba Anwar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
207 Old Lexington Road
Thomasville, NC
 

Dr. Zeba Anwar is a physician who specializes in adult hospital medicine and hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness). Dr. Anwar is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Anwar attended medical school at Deccan College of Medical Sciences. Dr. Anwar is professionally affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
601 N Elm Street
High Point, NC
 

Dr. Mulugeta Gebremedhin works as an internal medicine hospitalist in High Point, NC. Dr. Gebremedhin accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He attended Addis Ababa University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

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Dr. McKay Bensen Crowley, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1701 Westchester Drive; Suite 850
High Point, NC
 

Dr. McKay Crowley specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is in-network for Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Dr. Crowley performed her residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
High Point Regional Hospital
High Point, NC
 

Dr. Philip Asenso works as a hospitalist. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Asenso studied medicine at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. His training includes a residency program at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Chief Resident, St John's Episcopal Hospital, NY. He is professionally affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center, Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
1701 Westchester Drive; Suite 850
High Point, NC
 

Dr. Birhane Kaleab is a physician who specializes in family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Kaleab is a graduate of Gondar College of Medical Sciences and Addis Ababa University Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Howard University Hospital's residency program. He honors Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
319 Westwood Avenue
High Point, NC
 

Dr. Kasturi Shrestha, who practices in Winston-Salem, NC and High Point, NC, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Shrestha honors Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston. She has received professional recognition including the following: Certificate of Academic Excellence, North Suburban Cardiology Group, Ltd. Illinois. Dr. Shrestha is professionally affiliated with Wake Forest University.

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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.