Adult Hospital Medicine
24/7 care for patients in the hospital
St. Luke’s team of hospitalists is available 24/7 to care for patients in the hospital.
What is an adult hospitalist?
An adult hospitalist is a physician whose entire focus is caring for patients age 18 and older in the hospital. They do not see patients in a clinic. Essentially, they can be thought of as the medical team leader through the entirety of a patient’s hospitalization.
What conditions do they treat?
Hospitalists treat a wide variety of conditions. This includes:
- Chronic diseases
- Recovery from surgeries
- Respiratory illnesses
When are they available?
At St. Luke’s, there is a hospitalist immediately available 24 hours per day, every day of the year. This means patients will have immediate, safe and attentive care from the moment they come to the hospital to the moment they leave.
Who cares for infants, kids and teens in the hospital?
St. Luke’s has a dedicated team of pediatric hospitalists who care for infants, kids and teens.