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We found 9 hospitalists who accept Humana Platinum near Milwaukee, WI.

Dr. Ghassan Hosni Elkadi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Vascular Surgery, Hospital Medicine, Vascular Medicine
2801 West Kinnickinnic River Parkway; Suite 330
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Ghassan Elkadi practices adult cardiology, vascular surgery, and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Elkadi takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He obtained his medical school training at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Boston Medical Center and Roger Williams Medical Center. His distinctions include: Masters of Science MSC Cardiology, .; Mbbch, .; and Rpvi. Dr. Elkadi is conversant in Arabic. He is affiliated with Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Dr. Kamaljit Puri, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Kamaljit Puri's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). The average patient rating for Dr. Puri is 4.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Agnesian HealthCare and Milwaukee VA Medical Center. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Puri is a graduate of Indira Gandhi Medical College. His training includes residency programs at Providence Hospital, Southfield and a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa.

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Dr. John J Fangman, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
820 N. Plankinton Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. John Fangman's areas of specialization are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and adult infectious disease. In his practice, he is particularly interested in HIV/AIDS. Dr. Fangman accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Fangman's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He is affiliated with Froedtert Hospital and Milwaukee VA Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: HIV/AIDS

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1218 West Kilbourn Avenue; Suite 511
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Kavita Sharma works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist, hospitalist, and geriatrician. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending Spartan Health Sciences University, School of Medicine and Armed Forces Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. Dr. Sharma is professionally affiliated with Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Aurora Medical Center in Washington County.

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Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
2901 W Kinnickinnic River Parkway; Suite 315
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Seema Khan is an adult hospital medicine specialist. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan attended Medical College of Wisconsin and R.N.T. Medical College, Udaipur for medical school and subsequently trained at Westlake Hospital and Rush University Medical Center for residency.

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Dr. Russell G Temme, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Psychiatry
1220 Dewey Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI
 

Dr. Russell Temme's specialties are hospital medicine (hospitalist) and psychiatry. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Aurora West Allis Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Temme graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin.

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Dr. Gislaine Tsemo, MD
Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Gislaine Tsemo is a medical specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Milwaukee VA Medical Center and Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks. Dr. Tsemo's training includes a residency program at Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine
1020 N 12th Street; 2nd Floor
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Hina Mahboob's specialty is hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Mahboob takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She attended medical school at Government Medical College, Srinagar. Her residency was performed at Abington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Mahboob is affiliated with Aurora Sinai Medical Center.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine
945 N 12th Street
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Aymen Khogali is a specialist in hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. Khogali is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, 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.