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We found 17 hospitalists who accept Silver Compass 4500 near Allentown, PA.

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Specializes in Other, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
200 Lothrop Street; Department of Critical Care Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Alan Rosenbloom specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Rosenbloom is professionally affiliated with UPMC Hamot, Geisinger, and UPMC Presbyterian. After attending the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Ann Ellen Thompson, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care
3705 5th Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Ann Thompson's areas of specialization are anesthesiology, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and pediatric critical care; she sees patients in Pittsburgh, PA. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Thompson performed her residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Northwest and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Dr. Jacques Elie Chelly, PhD, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Clinical Pharmacology, Other, Hospital Medicine
1400 Locust Street
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Jacques Chelly works as a clinical pharmacologist, anesthesiologist, and hospitalist. Dr. Chelly accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks French. He is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Mercy, and UPMC Presbyterian.

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Specializes in Other, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
3550 Terrace Street; 641a Scaife Hall
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. John Kellum is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and critical care (intensive care medicine). He is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian. Dr. Kellum graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He trained at the University of Rochester Medical Center for residency. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Dr. Linda Ann King, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Other, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3459 5th Avenue; Muh 9 South
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Linda King is a medical specialist in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. Dr. King is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Before performing her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. King attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Other, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
200 Lothrop Street; Department of Critical Care Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Arthur Boujoukos specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Boujoukos is affiliated with UPMC Mercy and UPMC Presbyterian. Before performing his residency at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Boujoukos attended Tufts University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Specializes in Other, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Critical Care
200 Lothrop Street; Department of Critical Care Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Derek Angus is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Angus honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Glasgow School of Medicine. He is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian.

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Dr. Kenneth Jospeh Smith, MD
Specializes in Other, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
3459 5th Avenue; Muh 9 South
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Kenneth Smith works as a hospitalist. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith honors.

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Dr. Timothy Robert Billiar, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other, Hospital Medicine, Critical Care
3601 Fifth Avenue; Suite 6b, Falk Medical Building
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Timothy Billiar's medical specialty is general surgery, hospital medicine (hospitalist), and critical care (intensive care medicine). United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Billiar accepts. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is affiliated with UPMC Northwest, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS), and UPMC Presbyterian.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
2891 Banksville Road
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Brian Goldwasser is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). He works in Pittsburgh, PA. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
300 Halket Street; Suite 4740
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Neelesh Nadkarni is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care) specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. After completing medical school at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, he performed his residency at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Dr. Nadkarni (or staff) is conversant in Marathi, Kannada, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Mercy, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
200 Lothrop Street; Upmc Montefiore, Suite 933w Muh
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Chandraprakash Umapathy, who practices in Pittsburgh, PA, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Umapathy takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Dayakar Kancherla practices hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
3550 Terrace Street/scaife Hall; Uni of Pgh Physicians, Department of Ccm
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Asheesh Bothra's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Brent William Thiel, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
200 Lothrop Street; Suite W933
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Brent Thiel is a hospitalist in West Mifflin, PA and Pittsburgh, PA. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. Dr. Thiel is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Mercy, and UPMC McKeesport.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Jorge Quinterosalazar is a family practitioner and hospitalist in Pittsburgh, PA. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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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.