Can my PCP treat my Hepatitis C? Yes, he or she can!
Today’s Mission: We strive to provide purposeful, nonjudgmental, holistic treatment that reduces barriers and improves the health of our patients
Tomorrow’s Vision: To eradicate Hepatitis C by engaging our patients and community with innovative care that increases quality of life
Core Values: Enthusiasm, Honesty, Positivity, Reliability, & Respect
Millions of Americans are estimated to be living with Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is a viral infection that is spread through contaminated blood and may cause liver inflammation/damage. Many people have no symptoms and are unaware of infection. Leaving the infection untreated may lead to cirrhosis (liver damage), liver cancer, or liver failure. The good news is Hepatitis C is curable. The best news is that we are here to help. The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends all adults ages 18 to 79 be screened for Hepatitis C. Get Tested! It can save your life!
Who will treat my Hepatitis C if I test positive?
Our onsite primary care providers, who may be in collaboration with sub-specialty care when needed. Outcomes of treatment by primary care providers have been shown to be comparable to sub-specialists.
What are my treatment options?
Our program consists of therapy with 1 pill per day for 8-12 weeks depending on eligibility. Close monitoring of therapy will be done by your provider through office visits, phone calls, and laboratory evaluations.
Am I eligible for treatment?
Eligibility for therapy depends on the following:
- Your viral load
- The genotype/strain of Hepatitis C you have
- Whether or not you have liver damage (cirrhosis)
- Chronic medical conditions you have
- Whether or not you’ve already had prior treatment for Hepatitis C
- Treatment will NOT be withheld if you are actively using drugs as long as you want to be treated and treatment can be monitored
If you would like to get screened and/or treated, please call our office or speak with your PCP for a consultation