Is Your HIV Care Provider the Right Fit for You?

Is Your HIV Care Provider the Right Fit for You?

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One of the most important parts of getting good health care as a person living with HIV is having a health care team you can trust. Whether you've just been diagnosed or have been on treatment for many years, the relationship between a person living with HIV and their health care provider -- whether it's a physician, physician's assistant, nurse practitioner, or other health professional -- is hugely important.

We asked some of the most experienced, well-respected HIV physicians in the U.S.: How can a person determine whether or not their HIV care provider is a good fit for them? What's a great question that they can ask a potential health care provider? Here's what they had to say.

This collection of videos is part of the Live Bold Live Now series on TheBody. These interviews took place in March 2018. Video production and editing were performed by Jens Bishop and Alex Portaluppi. Interviews were conducted by Nasreen Alkhateeb and coordinated by Daisy Becerra.

One of the most important parts of getting good health care as a person living with HIV is having a health care team you can trust. Whether you've just been diagnosed or have been on treatment for many years, the relationship between a person living with HIV and their health care provider -- whether it's a physician, physician's assistant, nurse practitioner, or other health professional -- is hugely important.

We asked some of the most experienced, well-respected HIV physicians in the U.S.: How can a person determine whether or not their HIV care provider is a good fit for them? What's a great question that they can ask a potential health care provider? Here's what they had to say.

This collection of videos is part of the Live Bold Live Now series on TheBody. These interviews took place in March 2018. Video production and editing were performed by Jens Bishop and Alex Portaluppi. Interviews were conducted by Nasreen Alkhateeb and coordinated by Daisy Becerra.