hos·pi·tal·ist noun \ˈhäs-(ˌ)pi-tə-list\
: a physician who specializes in treating hospitalized patients of other physicians in order to minimize the number of hospital visits by other physicians
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hos·pi·tal·ist noun \ˈhäs-(ˌ)pit-əl-əst\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a physician who specializes in seeing and treating other physicians' hospitalized patients in order to minimize the number of hospital visits by the patients' regular physicians
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