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We found 10 hospitalists who accept United Healthcare near Amarillo, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1301 S Coulter Street; Suite 405
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Ako Bradford is a specialist in adult hospital medicine. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Bradford accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
4101 Julie Drive
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Randy Stewart specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and hospital medicine (hospitalist) and practices in Claude, TX and Amarillo, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stewart accepts. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Amarillo VA Health Care System.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
6506 Acacia Lane
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Adeline Jou Tindo is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine. She takes United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, United Healthcare Silver, and more. She attended medical school at Université Libre de Bruxelles.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
1400 S Coulter Road
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Vaishali Bhusari specializes in family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Bhusari's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall. She trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for her residency. She accepts Cigna FocusIn, Cigna Gold, Cigna Silver, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1600 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. John Dalston's area of specialization is adult hospital medicine. Dr. Dalston is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1600 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Michael Lamanteer works as an internal medicine hospitalist in Amarillo, TX. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Lamanteer is an in-network provider for United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, United Healthcare Silver, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
1600 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Sheryl Williams sees patients in Amarillo, TX. Her medical specialty is adult hospital medicine. Dr. Williams is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1501 S Coulter Street
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Mazin Saadaldin's medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Saadaldin takes United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1501 S Coulter Street
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Mohammed Bahaa Aldeen specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and practices in Amarillo, TX. United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bahaa Aldeen takes.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1501 S Coulter Street
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Manu Singh, who practices in Amarillo, TX, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is in-network for United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, United Healthcare Silver, and more.

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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.