Petersen HIV Clinic

If you are at risk for or have been diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, the Petersen HIV Clinics at Banner – University Medical Centers Tucson and South can help. We provide specialty care using advanced medical technology and treatments.

Financial assistance is available for low-income patients. With support from the Ryan White program, all eligible HIV positive patients can receive help with primary care and other ancillary services within the Banner network.

If you are interested in clinical services offered by the Petersen HIV Clinic, please call (520) 694-8888.

For information on services offered at other locations, please visit Banner Health's Infectious Disease webpage (Be sure to set your location in the top bar so the website localizes services available for you.).

If you’re already a Banner patient, you can also request an appointment from the MyBanner/MyChart Patient Portal and specify Petersen HIV Clinic as the specialty.

Clinic Offerings

As a patient in the clinic, you receive confidential, regular care from a coordinated team of infectious disease specialists. Our team is on the leading edge of medical knowledge – many of our physicians are nationally recognized for their research and clinical work.

The clinic offers the following services to the Southern Arizona community:

Advocacy-related activities

  • Counseling services for patients and their loved ones
  • Early intervention including targeted, routine diagnostic testing, counseling and education for those at high risk of contracting HIV, including HIV-negative partners of HIV-infected patients
  • Education
  • Medical management and clinical care coordination of HIV/AIDS—including antiretroviral therapies, navigation of healthcare coverage, ongoing primary care and infectious disease specialty care
  • Mental health
  • Resource referrals including mental health services, substance abuse services, dental and oral care, and other supportive services
  • Treatment adherence, being administered by clinical pharmacist
  • We treat all patients with HIV/AIDS in need of medical care. Those in need of financial assistance have access to Ryan White Program services. Financial status is evaluated based on the U.S. Federal Poverty Level Guidelines.

Top-Rated Care

Our HIV program was ranked No. 3 in the nation out of 142 academic hospitals for excellence in care.

We provide outpatient and inpatient care at an affordable price for all HIV-infected adults, plus testing, education and counseling services to patients and their families.

For emergencies, call 911

Banner – University Medical Center infectious disease physicians in Tucson are on call 24 hours a day. If you have an urgent matter requiring after hours attention, please call (520) 694-8888 and ask to speak to the infectious disease doctor on call.