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Hospitalist Joins Licking Memorial Hospital

Hospitalist Joins Licking Memorial Hospital Licking Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Hospitalist Chandra S. Veerla, M.D.  Dr. Veerla earned his Medical Degree at Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India, and completed an internal medicine residency at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.  He is board certified in internal medicine.
 
Hospitalists are internal medicine physicians who specialize in caring for acutely ill hospitalized patients.  The hospitalist also coordinates care with the patient’s primary care physician.  Studies have shown that patients cared for by hospitalists have better medical outcomes, including higher survival rates, lower costs and shorter hospital lengths of stay.