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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 is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Her professional affiliations include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth, and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. After attending the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Dr. Crowe completed her residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Crowe accepts.

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

Dr. Amber Lesley is a physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). She obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lesley accepts. Dr. Lesley is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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

Dr. Andrea Wadley is a pediatric hospital medicine specialist. United Healthcare Compass, Cigna FocusIn, and Cigna Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wadley takes. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and performed her residency at the University Health System. Dr. Wadley's professional affiliations include 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 Adult Hospital Medicine
923 College Avenue; Suite 103
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Suresh Kankanala specializes in adult hospital medicine and practices in Fort Worth, TX, Addison, TX, and Burleson, TX. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Cigna FocusIn, and Cigna Gold. Dr. Kankanala attended medical school at Andhra Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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

Dr. Mark Lindemann practices hospital medicine (hospitalist) and geriatrics (elderly care) in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lindemann honors. He is 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 areas of specialization are pediatric hospital medicine and general pediatrics; he sees patients in Fort Worth, TX and Arlington, TX. He is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and Cook Children's. Dr. Turner's education and training includes medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He accepts United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Miriam Blum's area of specialization is pediatric hospital medicine. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Blum is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Blum trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. Dr. Blum is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton and Cook Children's.

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

Dr. Gargeyi Bandaru sees patients in Fort Worth, TX and Denton, TX. Her medical specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Bandaru 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 specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Christian is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Cook Children's.

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

Dr. Heidi Tomlinson is a pediatric hospital medicine specialist. She takes United Healthcare Compass, Cigna FocusIn, Cigna Gold, and more. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include 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.