PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis and is a preventative option for people who do not have HIV, but are at a high risk of contracting HIV. The word “prophylaxis” means to prevent or control the spread of an infection or disease. PrEP is a pill that contains two medicines that are also used to treat [...]
Let’s face it. Going for your first STD screening can be a bit nerve-racking, but knowing your status doesn’t have to be scary! To put your mind at ease we provide tips on when you should get tested and what to expect at your first screening. Should I Get Tested? If you experience any symptoms [...]
Dr. DeJesus was recently voted "Best Doctors 2015" by Orlando Magazine. The Best Doctors in America® List includes the nation’s most respected specialists and outstanding primary care physicians in the nation. These are the doctors that other doctors recognize as the best doctors in their fields. They cannot pay a fee and are not paid [...]
Dr. Edwin DeJesus was recently interviewed by the Orlando Sentinel about well-known actor Charlie Sheen, confirming that he was HIV-positive. To read the full article click here or click the image below.
Hepatitis C is the leading cause of severe liver disease and liver cancer, both of which can be fatal. So, what are some of the ways you can protect your liver when you’re living with hepatitis C? To keep your liver healthy when living with hepatitis C, the most important thing to do is to [...]
Congratulations to Dr. DeJesus for winning the Chuck Hummer, III, Visionary Award presented at this year's Headdress Ball benefiting Hope and Help Center of Central Florida, Inc. The award is given annually to individuals in the community who have made a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
The Orlando Immunology Center (OIC) announced today they have received the Central Florida/Orlando 2015 Watermark Awards for Variety and Excellence (WAVE) Award for favorite local healthcare professional. "We see this as a huge honor and will continue to do everything in our power to help patients from all walks of life be healthy, happy and [...]
Orlando Immunology Center is pleased to announce that we will again be sponsoring a team at this year's 2015 AIDS Walk Orlando. If you are interested in joining our team or donating to this worthwhile cause, please let us know. Saturday, March 28, 2015 In Florida, 15% of all new HIV infections reported among [...]
For the 5th consecutive year, Dr. DeJesus has been recognized by his peers in Orlando Magazine for his work as medical director at Orlando Immunology Center. Dr. DeJesus is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine training and Infectious Disease fellowship at the Medical College of [...]