Capabilities and Facilities


Southwest Care Center’s experience reaches back to 1996 when we conducted our first HIV clinical trials, and our experience with hepatitis research and treatment goes back to early 2009. In addition, we’ve worked with pharmaceutical companies from Phase I-IV clinical trials.

We are a trusted source for hepatitis C therapy, treating more than 1,000 patients since 2014 with a cure rate of 92%. In 2017, approximately 1,000 patients with HIV came to Southwest Care Center for treatment, primary care or wellness visits.

We have extensive research experience with:

  • HIV testing and treatment
  • HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Hepatitis B vaccine
  • Hepatitis C testing, treatment, and adherence
  • Infusion therapy for HIV
  • Treatment for coinfection
  • Herpes Zoster (Shingles) vaccine
  • Genital Herpes
  • Treatment for the following associated with HIV:
    • Neuropathic pain
    • Anemia
    • Diarrhea
  • Vaccine studies
  • Survey studies
  • Diary studies
  • Observational studies
  • Pharmacokinetic studies
  • Pharmacogenomic studies
  • Peripheral blood mononuclear cell studies

We are looking to diversify our research portfolio into the other areas where Southwest Care Center offers services:

  • Adult Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Women’s Health Services
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Services
  • Diabetes Management
  • Counseling
  • Psychiatry
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Travel Medicine Services

If you have any questions about a specific service or offering at Southwest Care Center, you can always call us for more information at 505.395.2003.



Departments on Site

  • Community Outreach
  • Pharmacy
  • Quality Assurance
  • Marketing
  • Located within one mile of a major hospital


Southwest Care’s research department is equipped with top of the line equipment to best serve our study participant population as well as our pharmaceutical sponsors.

  • Locked – 80/-20 degree C freezer
  • Locked refrigerator
  • Refrigerated centrifuge
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Onsite CLIA certified laboratory for specimen collections
  • IATA packaging station
  • Dedicated research exam rooms
  • Fibroscan
  • Dry ice
  • Liquid nitrogen
  • Electronic medical record system
  • Secure and temperature controlled drug storage room
  • Fully equipped exam rooms
  • Backup generator for critical equipment power failure
  • Designated area for monitors
  • Dedicated research fax line

External Contracts

We offer additional services through external facility contracts such as:

  • Imaging
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Ultrasound
  • Liver Biopsy