It's important to us that our clients and patients are met with the best care possible and build a strong relationship with their providers and care management team. We're thrilled to announce the newest member of Apicha CHC's medical team, Paul Chambliss, MD. You can read his bio and interview below.
About Paul Chambliss, MD:
Dr. Paul Chambliss has over 20 years of experience as a primary care provider, with an emphasis on serving patients living with and affected by HIV and the LGBTQ+ community. Dr. Chambliss began his medical career after graduating from the University of New Mexico's School of Medicine. He then completed his residency at St. Luke's- Roosevelt Hospital Center, where he then continued to serve LGBTQ+ patients and people living with HIV/AIDS in New York City at various medical practices and community health centers.
In addition to his extensive medical experience, Dr. Chambliss also holds a Masters in Public Health in Biostatistics from Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. Since 2009, he has served as a preceptor for medical students from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, teaching basic history taking and physical examination skills. Over the years, Dr. Chambliss has published a number of research studies, primarily focusing on HIV treatment and antiretroviral therapy amongst HIV-positive individuals.
When did you first get into medicine?
I was interested in medicine from the time I was in high school, at the time because I was interested in biology and anatomy. The workings of the human body drew me to medicine.