Outpatient Clinical Care
ID Oncology Clinic
The ID Oncology Clinic will be located within the larger Oncology Clinic space at the University Medical Center – New Orleans, on the 1st floor of Tower 1 (see map below). The ID Oncology Clinic will be available for all patients with HIV and Cancer, providing access to a team of physicians working hand-in-hand to ensure that the most appropriate care and patient-specific care is provided. A Navigator will be available to patients to coordinate clinic visits and supportive services. Patients in this clinic will have access to a group of LSU specialists during one clinic visit – an approach designed to streamline medical visits and alleviate stress during an already difficult time. This clinic also works closely with the Infectious Diseases Center to assure proper communication between HIV and Oncology providers to optimize care.
Accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, the cancer program at LCMC offers comprehensive diagnostic services, leading-edge treatment and compassionate care. The Commission on Cancer gives accreditation only to facilities that have committed to providing the highest level of quality care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.
- A wide range of cancer-related specialists in areas including hematology, medical oncology, nuclear medicine, nuclear radiology, clinical and anatomic pathology, diagnostic radiology, radiation oncology, vascular and Interventional radiology, colon and rectal surgery, general surgery, gynecologic surgery, oral/maxillofacial surgery, otolaryngology, thoracic surgery.
- Research activities including prevention trials, screening trials, treatment trials and quality of life trials
- Rehabilitation services including exercise therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, and wound Care Services
- Psychosocial and supportive services
Infectious Disease Center
The Infectious Disease Center has been recognized nationally for its innovative approach to patient services and many of its dedicated staff continue to teach other providers the art and science of HIV and AIDS care. The multidisciplinary clinic provides services utilizing physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, health educators, nutritionists, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, phlebotomists, case managers, administrative staff and research staff. The mission of the Infectious Disease Center of the University Medical Center is to support and promote the health and well-being of people living with HIV by providing high-quality healthcare services.
The Infectious Disease Center believes that all people living with HIV deserve compassionate care from skilled, dedicated professionals, regardless of socioeconomic status.
The Infectious Disease Center is committed to improving the quality of services and furthering the quality of care in the region through continuous collaborations with community partners to include research and education.