Hospitalist Physician Program

The Hospitalist team at Parrish Medical Center is an employed group of physicians that serve the patients as primary care physicians during their hospital stay.

While you are a patient at PMC, a Hospitalist physician and a physician assistant or nurse practitioner will care for you. Hospitalists are doctors who specialize in providing care while you are in the hospital and are available 24 hours a day.

Your Hospitalist team regularly discusses your care with your primary care provider while you are in the hospital and after you are discharged. They work together to ensure that the patient is given the best possible care.  After you leave the hospital, your primary care provider will see you. If you do not have a primary care provider, we will refer you to one in the community for follow-up care.

There are currently eight Hospitalists on the medical staff at PMC. Hospitalist programs are relatively new to the health care industry, but are being very well received simply because the patient has immediate and around the clock access to a physician specialist in Hospital Medicine during their hospitalization.

Listing of Hospitalist Physicians

Parrish Healthbridge: Healthcare Simplified

For education, breaking news or a message from your physician, HealthBridge will get it to you quickly.

  • Healthy Living

    4 Lifestyle Tips for People with Dia...

    1. Take care of your feet.Foot problems such as calluses are more common and develop more quickly in people who have type 2 diabetes. With d...

  • Healthy Living

    Going Through the Motions

    Joints and muscles endure a lifetime of bending, twisting and rotating. They’re like any hardware ¬– they get worn with use. Without your jo...

  • Healthy Living

    The Aging Mind

    When to be concerned about cognitive declineA minister admonished one of his elderly church members. “Florence, at your age you should start...

  • Healthy Living

    It’s Back-to-School Time. Learn to H...

    The new school year is quickly approaching. Ready for a little math? Did you know…A helmet reduces the risk of head injury by up to 86 perce...

  • Healthy Living

    Sweet Dreams

    Getting good rest is not a luxury—it’s essential to your health. If you have trouble sleeping, know that help is nearBy Kristina Weaver, Par...

  • Healthy Living

    What Are YOUR Wishes

    Did you know that only 29 percent of people have living wills, many of which are out of date or locked away where no one can get to them?It...

  • Healthy Living

    Summer Tomato and White Bean Salad

    This quick dish tastes great and keeps wellFiber-rich white beans are swapped in for mozzarella in this colorful summer side salad featuring...

  • Healthy Living

    What Are You Doing About Emergency P...

    During an emergency, it’s hard to think straight. That’s why it’s important to plan for emergencies before they happen. What steps are you t...

  • Healthy Living

    Change of Heart

    After struggling with cardiovascular disease, Charlie Collins turned to Parrish Health & Fitness Center’s Cardiac Rehab ProgramBy Robin Leat...

Our Services

PMC helps our community stay healthy by living our vision of Healing Families—Healing Communities®

See Services

Classes & Events

Get healthy—and stay that way!—with dozens of classes, events and support groups to choose from every month.

See Calendar

Accomplishments

Parrish Medical Center is among the nation's best in clinical care, safety and patient experiences.

See Awards

Patient Stories

Need a little get-healthy inspiration? Read about how people just like you have transformed their lives.

See Stories

Web Nursery

Parents of babies born at PMC can choose to have a picture of their baby posted.

Find Pictures

Urgent Care Scheduling

Reserve a space at urgent care locations, as well as make an appointment at a physician's office.

Check In