Sometimes referred to as “hospitalists”, Oaklawn’s inpatient specialists are board certified physicians who specialize in caring for hospitalized “inpatients”. While you are hospitalized, the inpatient specialist will manage your medical condition(s), coordinate with consulting physicians and inform your personal physician about your condition and care.
Our inpatient specialists will work with you and family members to provide medical information and counseling. The more you and your family know about your illness and treatment, the more you can assist in recovery.
Inpatient Specialists offer many benefits to patients and their families:
Oaklawn’s inpatient specialist will make sure your personal physician:
Once you are discharged, you will be referred back to your personal physician. If you need a follow-up appointment with a specialist, or additional testing, it may be set up before you leave the hospital.