Michael F. Magpile, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Location and Office HoursScripps Clinic Rancho San Diego
10862 Calle Verde
La Mesa, CA 91941
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How many hospitalists are there in the United States?
UCLA Health answeredThe ranks of hospitalists have soared to more than 30,000 in the United States barely 15 years after the term was first coined in a New England Journal of Medicine article. Hospitalists began to increase in numbers in the 1990s in response to managed care and the growing emphasis on outpatient treatment, both of which meant an increase in the amount of time primary care physicians needed to spend in the office rather than tending to their hospitalized patients.
What is Spinal Cord Injury - Neurogenic Bladder?
Spinal Cord Injury - Neurogenic Bladder is a condition where, due to an interruption of the nerve messages between the brain and the bladder, the bladder fails to store or release urine properly.
What is a pediatric endocrinologist?
Pediatric endocrinologists are medical doctors who treat children. They specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine glands, which regulate hormones.
Pediatric endocrinologists are internists with additional training in endocrinology for children. They often treat diabetes and thyroid disorders.
Pediatric endocrinologists can be board-certified through the American Board of Pediatric Endocrinology, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
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