A hospitalist is a physician who specializes in caring for patients in the hospital. During your inpatient stay at Day Kimball Hospital, Hospitalist services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Hospitalists generally do not have an outpatient medical practice. Hospitalists are Board Certified Internal Medicine physicians. Some hospitalists are trained as specialists in pulmonary/ critical care medicine, cardiology, or other subspecialties.
Dr. Richard Wilcon is Day Kimball Hospital’s hospitalist medical director.