Board Certified in Infectious Diseases & Internal Medicine
Dr. Joseph C. Gathe, Jr., a board-certified infectious disease specialist and fellow in the Infectious Diseases Society of America, has been in private practice serving Houston, the community where he was born and raised, since 1986. While he has expertise in a wide range of infectious-disease problems, he has a particular focus on those living with HIV. Early in the pandemic he opened and co-directed one of the largest HIV care units in the world.
With a passion for advancing treatment for persons living with HIV, Dr. Gathe has been the principal or co-investigator for hundreds of groundbreaking clinical research studies that have increased longevity and improved quality of life for all HIV patients. He has earned worldwide peer recognition for his efforts, has been an invited lecturer on the topic both nationally and internationally, and is published in multiple professional journals including AIDS, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, and American Journal of Medicine.