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We found 14 hospitalists who accept Child Health Plus near Rochester, NY.

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Dr. Timothy Joseph Wiegand, MD
Specializes in Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medical Toxicology, Preventive Medicine
601 Elmwood Avenue; Box 655
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Timothy Wiegand practices emergency medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and medical toxicology in Rochester, NY. Dr. Wiegand is affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. He takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Wiegand has received professional recognition including the following: American Academy of Clinical Toxicology Fellowship Desigantion (FAACT); Strong-ICare Feedback from Medicine Colleagues; and Strong-ICare Feedback from Emergency Medicine Colleagues. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Carl Reynolds is a specialist in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and hospital medicine (hospitalist). He takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Reynolds speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Sarmad Mohammed Siddiqui, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
601 Elmwood Avenue; Box Med/hmd
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Sarmad Siddiqui's areas of specialization are family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist); he sees patients in Rochester, NY and Utica, NY. Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Siddiqui takes. He is a graduate of Indira Gandhi Medical College and Nagpur University. Dr. Siddiqui (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Siddiqui is professionally affiliated with the University of Rochester Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. William Henry Novak Jr., MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
601 Elmwood Avenue; Box Med/hmu
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. William Novak is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adult infectious disease specialist in Rochester, NY. Dr. Novak is affiliated with the University of Rochester Medical Center. He takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include URMC Provider Communication Skills Award; URMC Patient and Family Centered Care Award; and Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Novak (or staff) speaks Sign Language and Spanish.

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Dr. Wan Yang Park, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1000 South Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Wan Park works as a hospitalist in Rochester, NY. Dr. Park (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Park graduated from the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. He is in-network for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Park's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Christina Cashimere practices hospital medicine (hospitalist). She studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Cashimere accepts Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more.

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Dr. Bruce Minshik Lee, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1555 Long Pond Road; Department of Medicine - Hospitalist
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Bruce Lee, who practices in Rochester, NY, is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine. Dr. Lee is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and German.

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Dr. Allison Clare Ramsey, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Allergy & Immunology
222 Alexander Street; Monroe Court
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Allison Ramsey is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) and allergy & immunology specialist in Rochester, NY. Dr. Ramsey is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. She attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Ramsey (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Sign Language and Spanish. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Robert Patrick Thornburg, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1555 Long Pond Road; Department of Medicine - Hospitalist
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Robert Thornburg specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and practices in Rochester, NY. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Thornburg (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Arshad Sami is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). He takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Allama Iqbal Medical College.

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Dr. Chin Lin Ching, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1000 South Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Chin-Lin Ching works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist and hospitalist. In addition to English, Dr. Ching (or staff) speaks Sign Language and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. Dr. Ching graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. She has received professional recognition including the following: Faculty Scholar Award in Geriatric Medicine: Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. Dr. Ching has an open panel.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1555 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Aameera Khan is a hospitalist in Rochester, NY. She is in-network for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan graduated from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College and Bangalore University. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and German.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Nirmit Kothari specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Kothari (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Chinese. He studied medicine at Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College. Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kothari takes.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Nephrology
100 Kings Highway S
Rochester, NY
 

Dr. Nimra Sarfaraz is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adult nephrology. She attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She accepts Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sarfaraz (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Hindi.

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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.