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We found 8 hospitalists who accept United Healthcare near Sherman, TX.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neurology
321 N Highland; Suite 200
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Jose Matus is a hospital medicine (hospitalist) and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Dr. Matus takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Faculty of Medical Sciences. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Lewisville.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
5016 Us Highway 75
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Robert Watson is a specialist in adult hospital medicine. He works in Frisco, TX, Garland, TX, and Denison, TX. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Watson is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Dr. Abbas Raza Mian, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
500 N. Highland Avenue
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Abbas Mian works as an internal medicine hospitalist in Sherman, TX. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. His education and training includes medical school at Khyber Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Neurology
321 N Highland Avenue; Suite 200
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Irfan Jafree specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Jafree is especially interested in migraine, parkinson's disease, and epilepsy. He is professionally affiliated with Las Colinas Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Dow Medical College.

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Clinical interests: Parkinson's Disease, Migraine, Dementia, Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
500 N. Highland
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Nausheen Gowani sees patients in Dallas, TX, McKinney, TX, and Sherman, TX. Her medical specialty is adult hospital medicine. She obtained her medical school training at Dow Medical College and performed her residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
Republic Hospitalist Services; Suite 104, N. Highland
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Nathan Watson is a physician who specializes in adult hospital medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Watson is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
500 N Highland Avenue
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Ronald Vanbuskirk's area of specialization is adult hospital medicine. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg 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 Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
300 N Highland Avenue; Suite 330
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Abhimanyu Kaura is a physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.