Weill Cornell Medicine's infectious disease physicians are on the forefront of treatment, research, and support for those with HIV infection, AIDS, and other infectious diseases. The Center for Special Studies, a New York State Designated AIDS Center, provides the full range of health services to people with HIV and AIDS and their children. These services include:
HIV-specialized primary care, gynecology, dermatology, psychiatry, social work, home care planning, nutritional counseling, and chaplaincy services.
Two ambulatory clinics, one on the main campus at 68th Street, which is co-located with the Pediatric Center for Special Studies, and an off-site ambulatory site in Chelsea, co-located with the Gay Men's Health Crisis.
On-site access to current studies and trials. Currently, areas of clinical investigation include: antiretroviral therapy, immune-based therapies, viral co-infections in HIV, and treatment and prevention of HIV-related illnesses and their complications. Patient referrals are welcome and are appreciated.
In addition to providing travel advice and immunizations for persons (4,500 annually) traveling abroad, the physicians of our International Health Care Service diagnose and treat post-travel infectious diseases and offer tropical medicine consultations.
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The Center for Special Studies (CSS) offers the highest quality multi-disciplinary health care available for people with HIV and AIDS. CSS was certified by the New York State Department of Health in 1988 as a designated AIDS care facility.
State of the art medical care is the centerpiece of our treatment philosophy which also extends to the psychological, social and spiritual needs of individuals and families living with HIV and AIDS. To arrange an appointment at the Center for Special Studies, please call:
Weill Cornell Medicine - Infectious Diseases (ID) consists of a group of dedicated board-certified infectious diseases physicians. As Weill Cornell Medical College faculty members, we are committed to providing the highest-level comprehensive outpatient care to our patients and to helping our colleagues in the management of patients with complex diseases.
We strive to adhere to the following prinicples:
Patient-centered care built on compassion, trust, and respect
Individualized approaches to all aspects of medical management
Cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic modalities where applicable
Practice of evidence-based medicine using up-to-date scientific information
Collegial and cooperative teamwork involving all staff members
Clear communication with the patient, his/her loved ones, and with the patient's referring physicians
In our WCM - ID practice, we take care of patients with a broad range of suspected and/or confirmed acute or chronic infections in normal and immunocompromised hosts. Infections may be due to viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites. We also assist in the evaluation of clinical syndromes associated with fevers and/or leukocytosis (an elevated white blood cell count).
We provide ID specialty care to a braod range of patients from different settings:
Outpatient work-up and treatment for newly suspected/confirmed infectious diseases
Co-management of follow-up care after discharge from in-patient stay at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, including supervision of outpatient parenteral (intravenous) antibiotic therapy (OPAT), in collaboration with regional Home Health Agencies
Co-management of complex chronic infections
Co-management of patients who are at elevated risk of infections
Evaluation and treatment of returning travelers who develop symptoms including new onset fevers, rashes, diarrhea, etc.
Please request an appointment today by calling our office.
The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases evaluates and treats children with acquired or congenital disorders of the immune system, and can provide advice on travel immunizations. We care for infants and children with illnesses known or suspected to be caused by infections with viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites, as well as infections that involve multiple body systems, unusual or severe infections, and infections related to abnormal or weakened immune systems including AIDS.
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The Weill Cornell Travel Medicine (WCTM ) practice, now in operation for more than 30 years on the Upper East side of Manhattan, was the first health unit devoted exclusively to travelers in New York City. WCTM, a comprehensive clinical service provided by the prestigious Weill Cornell Medical College, is also affiliated with the New York Presbyterian Hospital, and offers pre- and post-travel consultations and care in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases. WCTM is staffed by Weill Cornell-New York Presbyterian Hospital physicians board-certified in Infectious Diseases and by Family Nurse Practitioners. Together, we provide travel advice and immunizations for adults, children and families, and we see over 2,500 travelers annually. We have recently moved. Please find us in our beautiful new location in the Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Avenue, 4th floor.