Center for Infectious Diseases
HIV Outpatient Care
HIV-infected persons receive ongoing primary care within the CID one-stop shopping model and experience seamless transitions between diagnosis, assessment, and treatment. The CID staff creates an individualized treatment plan for each patient receiving HIV treatment and primary care. Creating this plan involves assessing the patient’s overall health to make sure the best medications are prescribed in creating a treatment plan. Medical services offered include care from a team of nurses and doctors specializing HIV/AIDS who are at the forefront of HIV/AIDS research and treatment.
To book an appointment call: 617.414.4290
HIV Primary Care is located at Boston Medical Center’s Center for Infectious Diseases
Shapiro Ambulatory Care building at 725 Albany Street, Suite 9B, Boston, MA 02118
Specialty care for patients within the CID
- +HOPE prenatal clinic (care and advice for women who are pregnant or want to become pregnant)
- Hepatitis C
- Adolescent/ Young adults (18-24 years old) transitions from pediatric to adult care
The CID provides onsite visits to liver, lung, cancer, and psychiatric HIV/AIDS specialists.
The clinical pharmacist collaborates with referring physician to develop, document and execute a plan of care.
This plan may include the following:
- review of all medications and dosing instructions
- side effect management
- drug-drug interactions
- review of adherence strategies and requirements
- review of resistance test results and participate in designing alternative medication regimens
- collaborate with physician to evaluate and manage stable chronic conditions (diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, COPD, Asthma, Heart Failure, Smoking Cessation)
To refer a patient to Pharmacist Adherence Support call 617.414.5905
Clinical Pharmacist Support Services are located within the Center for Infectious Diseases at the Shapiro Ambulatory Care building at 725 Albany Street, Suite 9B, Boston, MA 02118