Dr. Richard Elion is a family medicine specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in patients with advanced HIV disease who require cutting-edge therapies. He has served as Principal Investigator on more than 30 clinical trials studying HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and detection, Hepatitis C therapeutics, and the long-term effects of HIV infection on clinical outcomes and quality of life.
Dr. Richard Elion travels extensively throughout North America to provide education on the HIV/AIDS and viral Hepatitis epidemics and their treatments. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and mentors, medical students and residents, as part of their clinical training. Dr. Elion travels to Uganda annually to conduct intensive training for local medical providers on advancements in HIV treatment.