The primary focus of Sharon Lee Family Health Care at the Doc Shop is to help people living with chronic viral illnesses optimize their health to live full lives.
DR. SHARON LEE – A KANSAS CITY PIONEER CONTINUES TO SERVE ON WORLD AIDS DAY 2021Dr. Sharon Lee, a Kansas City pioneer continues her mission of serving our community to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS.“Today, on National World AIDS Day, December 1st, we commemorate the global and local response to HIV and remember the 25 million souls lost to the world through HIV/AIDS as we continue to treat patients and help reduce its spread. HIV was once always a death sentence, today it has been tamed to a manageable condition,” remarked Dr. Sharon Lee MD.It has been 40 years since AIDS was first recognized. Dr. Lee was involved in HIV/AIDS research and especially patient care since the epidemic began. She was one of the first doctors in Kansas City who treated AIDS patients starting in 1985; even prior to the advent of effective anti-viral medications. More recently she opened the first site in KC offering HIV prophylaxis after serving on the CDC’s committee to develop PrEP guidelines.Dr. Lee opened the first Kansas City clinic for uninsured people with AIDS, founded the only regional skilled nursing care facility for people with HIV and worked with social service agencies, serving on boards and doing everything from painting walls, to providing medical expertise, and fundraising for AIDS organizations. She is known nationally for her work, including collaborations with Earvin Magic Johnson and others to promote HIV services and treatment.
Doc Shop now offers the new once-a-month injectable HIV anti-retroviral treatment. CABENUVA
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Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of HIV
In Kansas City, outside of the two primary teaching hospitals (KU and Truman), it is hard to find an HIV-treater with more experience than Dr. Sharon Lee.
If you believe you are at risk for HIV or have been exposed to HIV, please call for a protective/prevention visit. (Please call within 72 hours of exposure.) If you have recently been told you have HIV call for rapid evaluation and treatment start. Call for a consultation with an experienced HIV provider if you have been on treatment and want to know what new treatment options may be best for you.
It is difficult at times to find health care for the sometimes debilitating symptoms related to Post Acute COVID Syndrome (PACS). Science is uncovering more about the Coronavirus long-term effects and how to treat them. Whether you had a serious illness or were mostly without symptoms with COVID, you may have residual or new symptoms afterward. Please call for evaluation and review of treatment options.
Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of hepatitis b and c
If you suffer from chronic Hepatitis B or just aren't sure if you have it, please call for an evaluation. Hepatitis B can be treated.
Many people with Hepatitis C think once they are treated, they no longer have anything to worry about. Researchers found there remains an increase risk of developing liver cancer and it is recommended that people with Hepatitis C should receive treatment and then have important follow-up to watch for and treat early any progression toward liver cancer.
Dr. Lee is ready to help you with testing and treatment, as well as long-term follow-up for these diseases. Call us.
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