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We found 10 hospitalists who accept Silver Compass Balanced 3500 near Fort Worth, TX.

Dr. Laurie Cynthia Crowe, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
800 5th Avenue; Suite 300
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Laurie Crowe's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Crowe's education and training includes medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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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 Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
4545 Bellaire Drive South; Suite 9
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Mark Lindemann is a hospitalist and geriatrician in Fort Worth, TX. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lindemann is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, General Pediatrics
1301 Pennsylvania Av
Ft. Worth, TX
 

Dr. Richard Turner's medical specialty is pediatric hospital medicine and general pediatrics. Dr. Turner's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and Cook Children's. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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Dr. Miriam Allison Blum, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
801 7th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Miriam Blum is a specialist in pediatric hospital medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton and Cook Children's. She attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama for residency. Dr. Blum accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1300 W Terrell Avenue; Suite K230
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Gargeyi Bandaru, who practices in Fort Worth, TX and Denton, TX, is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She honors United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. She is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
855 Montgomery Street; 1st Floor
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Anne Christian's area of specialization is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She is professionally affiliated with Cook Children's. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and more. Dr. Christian studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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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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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.