Infectious Disease Treatment and HIV Care at SBH Health System

Judith Berger, MD
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases Medical Director, Pathways Center for Comprehensive Care

SBH’s Division of Infectious Diseases includes both the infectious disease inpatient and outpatient consultation service and the Pathways Center for Comprehensive Care, our New York State Designated AIDS Center.

SBH board-certified infectious disease physicians and HIV-certified physicians care for patients with a wide range of infections including but not limited to influenza, recurrent MRSA infections, HIV, Hepatitis C, travel medicine, tuberculosis, pneumonia, sexually transmitted diseases and hospital-acquired infections.

All patients in the Pathways Center for Comprehensive Care are assigned a case manager and primary HIV care physician. Case managers address any issues related to insurance, housing, social support and treatment adherence. The Center offers Hepatitis C care and referral for substance abuse care with a focus on continuity of care.