Cutting Edge HIV/AIDS and Hep C Testing, Treatment and Research for More Than 20 Years

Southwest Care Center prides itself on the quality and longevity of its specialty care services for individuals needing testing and/or treatment for HIV/AIDS and Hep C. We are the experts in our community on these conditions and through our Research Department are part of important national studies to cure and treat these diseases and others. This means we know of the most advanced therapies and can offer our patients the opportunity to be a part of clinical trials if they qualify. Specialty care was the first medical service offered at Southwest Care over 20 years ago, and we remain committed to our roots and to serving all patients impacted by these chronic conditions.

Our teams of compassionate physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and other professionals work with each patient to create an individualized treatment plan tailored to his or her lifestyle and needs. When you get care at Southwest Care Center for HIV or Hep C., you can rest assured that you are getting the highest quality treatment offered anywhere in the country.


For testing and treatment of HIV or Hep C, please call and schedule and appointment  (505) 988-8869

Our Approach to Testing and Treatment for HIV/AIDS

Serving more than 1,000 patients annually, Southwest Care Center is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration – HIV/AIDS Bureau and the New Mexico Department of Health.

With two clinic locations in Santa Fe and Albuquerque and one offering specialty HIV care in Roswell through telemedicine, Southwest Care Center offers complete and comprehensive medical care to those affected by HIV/AIDS.

HIV Testing

Southwest Care Center provides free and confidential rapid HIV testing using the latest techniques, and we are able to provide you with results in just 15 minutes! The test is 99.7% accurate and is performed using a simple finger stick.

HIV Treatment

At Southwest Care Center, our medical services offer patients outstanding HIV specialty and primary care. Our compassionate, dedicated physicians and clinicians work with each patient to create individualized treatment plans tailored to his or her lifestyle and needs.

HIV Prevention/PrEP

Southwest Care Center offers pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) both of which can help prevent HIV infection. Truvada® is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines (the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system).

State-of-the-Art Hepatitis C Treatment, Prevention and Research

Southwest Care Center’s care coordinators, nurses, medical assistants, doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists are specially trained in Hepatitis C (HCV) management, including the latest treatment [link to HCV treatment page] options, as well as ways to help patients find insurance coverage for medical care and high-cost medications.

Our HCV program offers cutting-edge research trials, the latest medications and the best care available in New Mexico. Southwest Care Center provides treatment for HCV in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Roswell.

Hepatitis C Testing

Southwest Care Center offers free and confidential rapid hepatitis C testing. Using the OraQuick® rapid antibody test, results are over 98% accurate and available in 20 minutes.

Hepatitis C Treatment

Southwest Care Center’s clinical staff is specially trained in hepatitis C (HCV) management. Our care coordinators, nurses, medical assistants, doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, and pharmacists are trained in the latest treatment options.

STD Testing

Southwest Care Center offers confidential STD testing to our patients at each of our facilities.  Call to schedule an appointment.

Client Advisory Board (CAB)

The Client Advisory Board or CAB is a diverse group of service activists who obtain healthcare from us and are dedicated to solutions and improved processes for all patients of Southwest Care.

Visit the Client Advisory Board page to learn more.