We are primary care physicians AND HIV specialists, you don’t have to spend time and money going to different doctors for different issues. All your needs will be taken care of under one roof.
Our providers are certified as HIV Specialists by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. With decades of experience treating HIV we’ve developed advanced strategies for every conceivable scenario.
Because we treat so many people with HIV, we’re the first to know which therapies are on the horizon, which of our patients are the best candidates and what protocols we need to maximize their effectiveness.
The calming design of our office, our belief in paying mindful attention, and our commitment to emotional support will accelerate your well-being.
We make it a priority to be fully present, attuned to your needs and responsive to your concerns.
Your time is valuable–that’s why we’ve built an efficient system to keep wait times to a minimum.
From setting appointments to getting prescription refills, from answering insurance questions to getting test results, you’ll find our entire office staff hums with time-saving efficiency.
Our warm wood tones and artisan brick walls create a calming, reassuring atmosphere that will make you feel relaxed and comfortable.
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Because we’re primary care physicians who specialize in HIV you get the best of both worlds–doctors you can see for non-HIV related issues AND specialists who have experience treating people at all stages of the disease. All of our providers are HIV Specialists credentialed by the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM).
We understand the complex nature of HIV, stay on top of the new drugs coming online, and because we’ve treated thousands of HIV+ men, we’ve dealt with almost every conceivable aspect of the virus. You will be in great hands.
We want you to get the best possible care even if it isn’t with us. It’s difficult to get treatment from a private practice if you don’t have insurance and often even the insured don’t get to choose their preferred doctor. If that’s the case with you, we’d like to help with a few suggestions.
Each of these organizations help with the prevention and treatment of HIV in Atlanta. Click on their sites and they’ll show you how to get help.
Obviously, the doctor you choose should be knowledgeable about HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and have a lot of experience treating patients with HIV and AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). There’s an easy way to find out how experienced your HIV doctor might be: Ask them how many HIV patients they’ve treated.
Personality is another thing to consider when choosing an HIV doctor in Atlanta. Do you feel at ease with the doctor? Can you talk comfortably? Is he or she looking at his computer when they talk to you or looking straight into your eyes? Your doctor’s personality, approach, and responsiveness is a critical component to good care. Here’s a helpful guide from thebody.com titled, “Is Your HIV Care Provider the Right Fit For You?”
Always interview as many doctors as you can to find the best fit. During the interviews I suggest you also ask the following questions:
Questions To ASK
If you already have a primary care physician with whom you feel comfortable, find out if this person also has the skills and experience to be your HIV/AIDS doctor. If not, they can refer you to a specialist. If you need to find a new HIV/AIDS doctor, and don’t know where to begin, here are a few ideas to help you get started:
– Contact a local HIV/AIDS organization for the names of several doctors (see below for a great list of care providers).Contact your insurance provider for doctors in Atlanta with HIV experience.
– Search The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). They represent physicians, scientists and other healthcare professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. They promote excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases. You can find excellent HIV doctors in Atlanta by accessing their Atlanta HIV Physician Directory.
These are reliable sources that will give you the facts on different issues: