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Finding An Infectious Disease Specialist For Hiv

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Ask the Experts

infectious disease vs. hiv specialist ??

whats the difference ?? are they basically the same thing ?? If they are different, what diseases do id's check for ??
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...This is a hotly debated issue. Here goes. ID docs are usually board certified in internal medicine and in the sub-specialty of infectious diseases. They see a variety of infectious diseases like diabetic infections, surgical infections, malaria,... Read more »

Response for finding a more competent Infectious Disease Specialist for my daughter..

Dr. Frascino,I wish it were that simple.......you see as a result of all this lack of knowledge or... Read more »

PML mis-diagnosed by Infectious Disease Specialist

How in God's name can someone who calls themself an Infectious Disease Specialist not recognize or... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Infectious-Disease Specialist MarkAlain Dery at Tulane Medical Center Uses Music to Promote HIV Testing

...patrons how easy it is to get screened and know your status. HAMP is the brainchild of Dr. MarkAlain Dery, an infectious-disease specialist at Tulane Medical Center. New Orleans became the skateboard-riding, mohawk-coiffed physician's adopted... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist

...infection can be controlled much better than in the past with the multiple antiretroviral medications now available, as with any infectious disease, prevention is far superior to treatment. Good luck and hopefully your MS is or soon will be in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Unsafe Blood Transfusions, Medical Practices in Central Asia Contributing to Spread of Infectious Diseases, Including HIV, World Bank Report Says

...blood transfusion services and medical practices in Central Asian countries are contributing to the spread of HIV and other infectious diseases in the region, according to a report recently released by the World Bank , Kazakhstan... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...on HIV issues. Training and Experience Many people with HIV/AIDS get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially now that people are living longer with HIV, it's important to deal with all... Read more »
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HIV Specialist NYC

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Recently I was diagnosed as HIV+ and currently use a provider at the Callen-Lorde clinic in NYC. Unfortunately I am not that pleased with them and am looking Read more »

hiv specialist suggestions?

Posted by bluewindow, 2 Replies
...the New York City area. I ve been reading that is very important to get a doctor with experience and up-to -date knowledge. A specialist that you feel confortable with!!! But I don't know where to even start looking!!! This is all still a bit... Read more »

ID Specialists...Clinics...Privacy

Posted by HealingPower, 5 Replies
...Are all ID Specialists located in clinics? That's kind of impersonal don't you think? Please tell me that I may be able to find one in their own Read more »

Anyone had this many tests?

Posted by nnhood, 2 Replies
...throat. Sometimes eyes feel like they get a sting in them... CMV attacking? I had a hematologist run a CD4 count because the infectious disease doctors said I should see a psychologist about my HIV obsession and they didn't want to run any... Read more »