Northwest Medical Center Welcomes New Hospitalist Jay Thomas, M.D.

2/16/2016

Northwest Medical Center is pleased to welcome new hospitalist Jay Thomas, M.D. A graduate of The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Thomas completed his internal medicine residency at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in 2000.  As a hospitalist, Dr.Thomas specializes in the care of patients in the hospital. Hospitalist coordinate care between the patient’s primary care provider and specialist and provide inpatient care 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. 

Hospitalists offer many benefits to patients. Hospitalists spend all of their work day in the hospital, and thus can be readily available to patients and their families. They can respond quickly to any changes in a patient’s condition to ensure high quality, safe care. Additionally, hospitalists allow primary care physicians more time to spend with their patients in the office setting. 

“Dr. Jay Thomas is an excellent addition to our inpatient care team.  His expertise in hospital care will serve our patients and physicians well, “said Michael Windham, CEO of Northwest Medical Center. For additional information about the Hospitalist program at Northwest Medical Center, please call (205) 487-7000. 

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