Infectious Disease Specialists Empower and Treat with Compassionate Care
Providence's Department of Infectious Disease offers patients high quality care in a professional and compassionate manner. Led by board certified infectious disease specialist, Dr. Jose Bordon, the department treats patients suffering from a variety of diseases, including HIV, viral Hepatitis, and Hepatitis C. Providence is committed to treating diseases, such as HIV, in a manner that supports a normal lifestyle and helps you maintain the highest quality of life possible.
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State-of-The-Art HIV Treatment Center for Comprehensive Care
Providence HIV Treatment Center is committed to treating HIV patients in a manner that supports a normal lifestyle and maintains the highest quality of life as possible. As such, the Center provides specialized, state-of-the-art and comprehensive healthcare, in one convenient and confidential location. HIV testing and other lab services, HIV education, infusion therapy, spiritual and psychosocial counseling are all provided on-site.
Empowering Patients with Educational Programs
Providence HIV Treatment Center promotes and implements educational programs to assist patients in understanding the full meaning of "living with HIV". These programs cover topics such as:
- Eating well
- Substance use and HIV
- HIV prevention
- HIV treatment adherence
Our Holistic Approach to Patient Care
Providence HIV Treatment Center promotes a holistic approach to caring for HIV patients and, as appropriate, makes referrals to professionals specializing in:
- Spiritual support
- Mental health
- Substance abuse
Providence also maintains that a holistic approach not only more successfully addresses HIV prevention among those at high risk, but also the prevention of HIV-related conditions, including sexuallly transmitted diseases and Hepatitis B and C.
HIV Screening Program
The Providence Hospital HIV Screening Program is a grant-sponsored Health Promotions initiative that has been an integral part of the Emergency Department’s operation since 2009. Over the years the scope of the program has grown, and continues to routinely offer HIV rapid testing in the Emergency Department, as well as several outpatient centers. The core staff of this program are highly trained and experienced Health Promotion Specialist and Patient Navigators, that work closely with departmental management and physicians to ensure optimal continuity of care for our patient population.
Contact the Providence Department of Infectious Disease
To make an appointment or ask any questions regarding our services please call us at (202) 448-4052, Monday-Friday, 7:30am- 6pm.