HIV/AIDS & Immunodeficiency

ECMCʼs HIV/AIDS and Immunodeficiency services are the largest comprehensive care center of its kind in Western New York. Our immunodeficiency clinic is also a PCMH Level 3 Certified Clinic.

We strive to meet the needs of people with HIV/AIDS with physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, case managers, nutritional consultants, drug counselors, and mental health counselors on our staff and also through partnerships with a myriad of community agencies.

In providing care, the Immunodeficiency Services group aims to meet several important goals:

  • Improving quality of life for HIV-positive patients through early intervention and optimal care
  • Providing HIV/AIDS clinical education and consultation to providers
  • Offer advocacy and case management services for HIV/AIDS patients
  • Establish HIV prevention as a top priority
  • Comprehensive services
Conditions and Diseases

The Immunodeficiency Clinic treats several conditions, including:

  • HIV
  • AIDS
  • HIV/HCV Co Infection
Treatments and Procedures
  • Comprehensive HIV care
  • Gynecological care
  • Adherence pharmacology (medication management)
  • Case management services
  • Rural outreach
  • HIV testing
  • Clinical education to community providers through WNY
  • Social work and community referrals

Our Doctors

Meet the doctors who serve patients with highly specialized care, and work alongside our staff to deliver better outcomes for patients with HIV/AIDS.

Jonathan Claus, MD
Doctors, Immunodeficiency Clinic, Outpatient Specialty Clinics
Medical Director - The YOU Center for Wellness
Joseph V. Brindisi
Doctors, Hepatology Clinic, Immunodeficiency Clinic, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Primary Care Physicians
Kara Woods
Immunodeficiency Clinic, Outpatient Specialty Clinics
Physician Assistant

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