Hospitalists

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Hospitalization can be a scary thing to face. Clear Lake Specialties has dedicated physicians who help make your stay in the hospital as comfortable as possible. Our hospitalists focus their care on the unique needs of hospitalized patients, providing them with quality medical attention. The hospitalists at Clear Lake Specialties strive to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to the community while emphasizing patient satisfaction to achieve excellence in healthcare outcomes.

What is a hospitalist?

A hospitalist is a physician that sees patients strictly in a hospital setting.

What do hospitalists do?

Hospitalists are typically certified in internal medicine. Hospitalists are familiar with the hospital’s systems, facilities, and staff members, and maintain close relationships with specialty physicians. Hospitalists will also develop treatment plans, teach patients about their conditions, and consult with other physicians in various specialties to determine the best care for their patients.

Our hospitalists:
  • Dr. Mohammad Baba, MD
  • Dr. Mahmood O. Dweik, MD
  • Dr. Luigi Terminella, MD
  • Dr. Omar Albustami, MD
  • Dr. Maha Al-Lahiq, MD
  • Dr. Emran Atherah, MD
  • Dr. Jiries Dahu, MD
  • Dr. Maheswary Jegetheswaran, MD
  • Dr. Remy Tequwimauh, DO
  • Dipal Patel, FNP
  • Sumit Trivedi, FNP
  • Lilian Duogo, FNP

Hospitalist FAQ

Upon discharge, patients will go back to seeing their regular primary care physician.
Some studies show hospitalists can reduce costs and shorten lengths of stay while preserving or improving quality of care and patient satisfaction.
A hospitalist will provide direct patient care, consultations and pre-optive evaluations from the time a patient is admitted to the emergency room until discharge.
Your hospitalist will be working with a team of individuals including other specialists, nurses, and medical assistants to care for you during your stay.

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