HIV & Infectious Diseases

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Get Tested, Learn More, or Get Into Care

Diagnosed with HIV and need to get into care? Call 410-837-2050 x8829.

Never been tested? Free testing is available at all our locations. For hours, see below.

Think you may have an STI? Make an appointment or walk-in during our POWER Clinic hours. Click here to learn more.

Want more info about PrEP or PEP? Call for an appointment, learn more here, or come in for a free test and ask about PrEP and PEP.

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You CAN live a happy and healthy with HIV or hepatitis. We will help you.

Chase Brexton's Infectious Disease Center of Excellence is a leader in prevention and treatment. We are dedicated to helping anyone diagnosed with an infectious disease.

Chase Brexton has decades of expert experience treating infectious diseases and making sure our patients health is improved. Our HIV care program is so successful more than 90% of our patients living with HIV lead lives with undetectable viral loads. 

We offer testing, consultation, and management services for HIV, hepatitis, and a variety of sexually transmitted diseases and infections.


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An intelligent, thoughtful care provider, Dr. Sebastian Ruhs directs the Infectious Diseases Center of Excellence at Chase Brexton Health Care, as well as serves as Chase Brexton's chief medical officer. Dr. Ruhs sees patients at Mt. Vernon Center only.

Dr. Ruhs completed medical school at Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, earning an MD and PhD. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut followed by an Infectious Disease fellowship at Yale in New Haven, Connecticut. He joined Chase Brexton as an infectious disease physician in October 2013.

During his time at Chase Brexton, Dr. Ruhs has helped grow our hepatitis C treatment program across all our Centers. His work led to that program being a "bright spot" that attracted a visit from members of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

In addition, Dr. Ruhs possesses a passion for the education of providers about HIV medicine. He has been the medical lead in developing the HIV & Hepatitis rotation for Urban Health medical residents from Johns Hopkins, and has trained Chase Brexton providers in HIV care, assisting them toward American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) certification.

HIV & Infectious Diseases Hours

Make an Appointment: (410) 837-2050


M-Th 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


M-Th 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Glen Burnie

M-Th 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


M-Th 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

HIV Testing Hours

M-F: 9AM - 4PM M-F: 9AM - 4PM M-F: 9AM - 4PM