A hospitalist is a physician who specializes in caring for hospitalized patients. He or she will be part of your care team along with a nurse and a case manager. Depending on your needs, your team may also include a social worker, therapist, nutritionist and other specialty physicians.
UCLA Health hospitalists are available to care for patients in 17 locations throughout the greater Los Angeles region, including Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.
Our more than 125 physicians are board certified in internal medicine with specialized training in caring for hospitalized patients. They ensure that every hospitalized patient receives comprehensive, coordinated care and has a smooth transition home.