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Hospitalists are medical doctors who specialize in hospital care, providing treatment in place of a primary care physician. They usually are general internists, family medicine doctors, pulmonologists, or other specialists.
Last Revised: December 18, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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