An Internal Medicine Specialist Caring for Hospitalized Patients
Dr. Uma Motapothula is a board-certified internal medicine physician who provides general medical care to patients in a hospital setting. As a hospitalist, he fills a role similar to that of a primary care provider during a patient’s hospital stay. He ensures patients receive high-quality care that is coordinated with their specialists and regular providers.
He offers these services:
- Obtaining a patient’s medical history
- Performing physical exams
- Ordering and interpreting lab and diagnostic tests
- Prescribing medications
- Treating common illnesses
- Providing health education and counseling
Dr. Motapothula also serves as a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.
Speaks: English, Hindi, Telugu
- Hospital Medicine
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