When choosing our practice, we have a number of hospitalists that will treat you at the hospitals and emergency room (ER). What is a Hospitalists? These are physicians that go to designated hospitals and only see patients that are admitted, he/she becomes your attending physician. They are in constant communication with the primary care physician, and updating them as to your condition. At the time of discharge he/she will recommend a treatment plan and a follow up with your primary care physician.