Gary Richmond – The Doctor

Check South Florida chat rooms providing advice on where to find good, affordable HIV treatment, you’ll find the name Dr. Gary Richmond.   He is an internal medicine, pulmonology, critical care medicine and HIV/AIDS specialist.  He is frequently mentioned as a great resource for those looking for HIV/AIDS treatment.

Dr. Richmond is recognized for his appointments as principal investigator on more than 150 medical research projects over the past 22 years.  He received his medical degree from New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York and Pulmonary Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco.

He currently treats an established group of patients, made up of mostly working guys. 

“The majority of complications and treatment issues are unrelated to HIV but more related to normal aging problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and hypertension.  They are getting older, like me,” Dr. Richmond says. “The newly diagnosed patients that he sees tend to be younger guys, not using appropriate protection, often within the setting of recreational drug use,” he adds.

Dr. Richmond has a realistic outlook when it comes to the future of HIV/AIDS. That may be because he’s on the front lines of treatment.  His office is the only site in Florida participating in some new studies. 

“I am not optimistic regarding a ‘cure’ but there are very encouraging regimens on the horizon that may allow treatment once a month or less frequently,” he says.

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