HIV/AIDS Specialty Care Center

138-47 Horace Harding Expressway
Second Floor
Flushing, NY 11355
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Phone: (718) 670-2530

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., Thursday, 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

New York Hospital Queens has been designated an AIDS Center by the New York State Department of Health. The center offers comprehensive HIV/AIDS services and the Infectious Disease service meets daily.

The center's case management team is composed of physicians, nurses, a nutritionist, social workers, oral pathologists and pastoral care representatives. In addition to providing state-of-the-art medical therapy, the center offers HIV testing, psychosocial intervention, ophthalmology, OB-GYN services, dental care, nutrition counseling and supplements.

The medical director and a nutritionist have lectured extensively on a national level and are on the Boards of Directors of numerous HIV/AIDS professional organizations. Furthermore, the staff has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals. A list of publications and video tapes can be made available upon request.

Meet the Director.

Case Management / Social Work

  • Intake/assessment
  • Service plan development/implementation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Counseling: individual and group
  • On-going monitoring
  • Inpatient discharge planning
  • Advocacy collaboration with other services
  • Determination of benefits

Nutrition

  • Counseling
  • Diarrhea work-up
  • Vitamins/minerals
  • Supplements
  • Special dietary modification
  • Enteral and parenteral nutrition
  • Bioelectric impedance analyzer ( measures lean body mass - fat and muscle metabolism)

Laboratory Services (on-site)

  • CD4 count, viral load
  • X-rays
  • CT scans
  • MRI scans
  • Bioelectrical impedance analyzer

Dentistry/Oral Pathology (referrals)

  • Comprehensive oral soft tissue examination
  • Non-invasive diagnostic tests - cytological smears, viral cultures
  • Treatment
  • Long-term follow-up

HIV Prevention Program

  • Client information to promote HIV awareness
  • HIV antibody counseling and testing
  • Peer support groups
  • Individual counseling
  • Referral to a network of care

Pastoral Care

  • Spiritual assessment
  • Spiritual guidance/support
  • Crisis intervention
  • Ethical deliberation
  • Confession
  • Counsel/consultation
  • Prayer/blessing
  • Religious literature
  • Grief/loss
  • Family support

 

 
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