Inpatient HIV Consultation
HIV/AIDS Division faculty provide HIV consultation services for patients hospitalized at San Francisco General Hospital. Common consultation questions include antiretroviral medication initiation and management, diagnosis and treatment of opportunistic infections and HIV-related malignancies, linkage to outpatient HIV care and services, and evaluation of new HIV diagnoses. The consult service works in close collaboration with our PHAST team to ensure proper linkage to outpatient HIV services.
Medical students, residents and fellows rotate on the inpatient consult service as an educational opportunity at UCSF.
The HIV/AIDS Division endorses early ART initiation in patients with AIDS-defining conditions.
For more information, contact Monica Gandhi, MD at Monica.Gandhi@ucsf.edu