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We found 7 hospitalists who accept Cigna FocusIn Flex Silver 4000 near Fort Worth, TX.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
923 College Avenue; 103
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ravi Siripurapu specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and practices in Grapevine, TX and Fort Worth, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He graduated from Andhra Medical College. Dr. Siripurapu accepts Cigna FocusIn, Cigna Gold, and Cigna Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Muhammad Naveed-Saleh N Saleh Siddiqi, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1001 College Avenue; Suite A
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Muhammad Siddiqi is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) specialist. His clinical interests encompass general care. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Siddiqi attended King Edward Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Siddiqi (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Siddiqi is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Clinical interests: General Care

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Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Andrea Wadley works as a pediatric hospitalist. She is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Cigna FocusIn, and Cigna Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, she performed her residency at the University Health System. Dr. Wadley is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1622 8th Avenue; Suite 110
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Amber Lesley is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Lesley attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
923 College Avenue; Suite 103
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Suresh Kankanala's area of specialization is adult hospital medicine. He is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Dr. Kankanala is a graduate of Andhra Medical College. He takes United Healthcare Compass, Cigna FocusIn, and Cigna Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Heidi Tomlinson is a pediatric hospitalist. She honors United Healthcare Compass, Cigna FocusIn, and Cigna Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tomlinson is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Pediatrix Medical Group of Texas, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
5608 Malvey Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Harveer Parmar works as a family medicine physician and hospitalist in Fort Worth, TX and Arlington, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Parmar honors. Dr. Parmar is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne.

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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.