Specialists and Care Centers
HIV Specialists and Care Centers
The Division of Infectious Disease staff includes an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and advanced practice nurses,1 all dedicated to improving the health of those living with acute and chronic infectious diseases.
Within the Division of Infectious Disease, the Northwestern Medicine HIV Center has led the way in treating patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) since 1988.
The HIV Center offers a wide range of services, including:
- Comprehensive assessment and medical treatment
- Medication evaluation and teaching by a pharmacist
- Clinical social work services
- Patient/family education
- Home healthcare coordination
- Consultation with the patient’s primary physician
- Clinical research studies
- Infusion therapy services
- Inpatient consultation and care coordination
- When patients with HIV infection require inpatient hospitalization at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, we follow their care with an interdisciplinary HIV team to insure continuity of care.
We have specialty clinics to treat HIV-infected patients who have additional needs:
- Co-Infection Clinic: We offer consultation and evaluation for patients with HIV infection who are seeking organ transplantation.
- HIV/Hemophilia Clinic: Patients with HIV and hemophilia can consult with hematologists.
- Women's Clinic: We provide obstetric and gynecologic care for women with the HIV infection.