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We found 9 hospitalists who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield near Huntington, NY.

Dr. Michael S Soliman, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
221 Jericho Turkpike
Syosset, NY
 

Dr. Michael Soliman specializes in family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is professionally affiliated with Syosset Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Holyoke Medical Center. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Soliman takes. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Soliman obtained his medical school training at Saba University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Lynchburg Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Soliman (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish.

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Dr. Vinu Kurian, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Vinu Kurian's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kurian studied medicine at Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Kurian (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Chantale Vante, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Chantale Vante practices general internal medicine. She is conversant in Haitian Creole. Her professional affiliations include Northport VA Medical Center and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Vante attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Vante is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
221 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset, NY
 

Dr. Sanjay Galhotra sees patients in Syosset, NY and Bronx, NY. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Galhotra (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. His professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center, Huntington Hospital, and Plainview Hospital. Dr. Galhotra attended Grant Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Galhotra is open to new patients.

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Dr. Theodore E Patsis, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Theodore Patsis is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) specialist. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Patsis is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, HealthSmart, and more. Dr. Patsis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Greek. Dr. Patsis welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Layne Taylor Weinman, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Layne Weinman's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Weinman studied medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine. She is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Johanna Pacheco practices hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Pacheco is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at American University of Antigua College of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Pacheco welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Scott Patrick Hilton, DO
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Scott Hilton is a general internist in Huntington, NY. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Hilton is a graduate of Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine. He speaks Russian. Dr. Hilton is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Danielle Nicole Conahan, DO
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
270 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY
 

Dr. Danielle Conahan's medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Conahan takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is open to new patients.

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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.