Hospitalists are physicians who devote their practice to the care of hospitalized patients. They treat hospitalized patients who have been referred by primary care physicians, emergency room physicians or other physicians at the hospital. Hospitalists are based in the hospital and will manage and coordinate all aspects of your hospital stay at Crestwood Medical Center, from admission until discharge. Hospitalists will work closely with your primary care physician and any consulting physicians involved in your care.
Akram Haggag, M.D. - Program Director
Dr. Aram Haggag, M.D. has come to Crestwood from his private internal medicine practice, Valley Pain Clinic in Decatur. He is board certified in internal medicine, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Cardiology and Echocardiography. Dr. Haggag attended medical school at Cairo University and completed a rotating internship at Cairo University Hospitals. He has served as the program director for the Crestwood Hospitalist Service since 2012.
O. Philip Akinsoto, M.D.
O. Philip Akinsoto, M.D., is a board certified internist with thirteen years post residency experience. He completed his residency in internal medicine at State University of New York at Brooklyn in 1999. Dr. Akinsoto has been practicing as a hospitalist since 2006.
Sharon A. Mbuko, M.D.
Sharon A. Mbuko, M.D., received her M.D. from Southhampton School of Medicine in the United Kingdom in 2004. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Mbuko has been practicing as a hospitalist since 2011.
Tracy W. Pulliam, M.D.
Tracy W. Pulliam, M.D., received her M.D. from the University of Tennessee-Memphis Medical School in 1994. She completed her residency in 1997 at the University of Tennessee-Memphis. Dr. Pulliam has been practicing as a hospitalist since 1997.
Christina Voelkel, M.D.
Dr. Christina Voelkel, M.D. relocated to Huntsville from The University of South Alabama where she was an assistant professor for the College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, and the School for Physician Assistant Studies. She received her M.D. from University of South Alabama, where she also completed her internship and residency in internal medicine. Dr. Voelkel has been practicing as a hospitalist since 2012.
Drs. Haggag, Akinsoto, Mbuko, Pulliam, and Voelkel are independent members of the medical staff at Crestwood Medical Center.
For more information, please call:
(256) 429 - 4036
Crestwood Medical Center
One Hospital Drive
Huntsville, AL 35801