Infectious Diseases Patient Services

HIV Services

Special Treatment And Research (STAR) at SUNY Downstate

The STAR Health Center has provided comprehensive care for people with HIV since 1992. We provide a wide array of services that meet the special needs of women, men and families of diverse cultural backgrounds. We provide HIV care from qualified HIV Specialists, while also caring for your other health care needs (such as diabetes, high blood pressure). We offer medication adherence counseling, nutritional counseling, case management, home visits, mental health treatment, and addiction services. Additional clinical programs include PrEP, PEP, HCV Care, Buprenorphine, LGBT Health, and Reentry Services.

A wide range of ID related issues are also covered at University Hospital at Downstate Suite J where STAR functions. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Fever of unknown cause
  • Parasitic diseases
  • Fungal infections
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Chronic lung infections
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Infections of prosthetic devices (artificial devices, pacemakers, etc.)

The clinic will not serve the management of newly referred HIV patients. These individuals should be referred to the University Hospital at Downstate STAR Clinic.

For appointments, please call (718) 270-3745

The Center for H.O.P.E.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County Center for H.O.P.E. offers comprehensive primary care services to HIV positive patients in the state-of-the-art Ambulatory CareServices, E Building, located on the fourthfloor. These services are offered by our HIVSpecialist and dually board certified Infectious Disease Providers, Nurses, Social Workersand Dieticians. Patients are offered the latest in diagnostics and treatment for HIV,Hepatitis B,C and Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Travel Health. Case ManagementServices, Social Work, Mental Health Services, Nutritionist Services and Support Groupsare also available

For appointments, please call 718-245-2800.

For other NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County specialized prevention and treatment services, vist this page.

Infectious Diseases Health Center of Brooklyn

For all appointments and directions call 718 270-1432.

When applicable, detailed referrals should accompany each new patient.

General Directions to SUNY Downstate

When you arrive at SUNY Downstate, enter the Hospital at 445 Lenox Road:

    1. Tell the security officer that you have an appointment with Dr. Augenbraun. (You will be required to show identification and get a visitor's pass.)
    2. Take the elevator to the 5th Floor.
    3. Face the side service elevator and turn left.
    4. Make a right at the end of the hallway. We are the last room on the right Call 270-1432 (extension 1432 within the medical center) if you get lost.

SUNY Downstate Infectious Diseases Fellowship website