Dr. Jerome de Vente has had a long-standing interest in HIV care, dating back to the 1980s when he volunteered for a Nashville-based AIDS service organization while in medical school.
Prior to joining APLA Health, he served as a physician at the CARE program at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, where he also currently directs the hepatitis C program, as well as several hospitals throughout Southern California and the greater Seattle area. De Vente is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious disease, and holds professional memberships in the American College of Physicians, the Infectious Disease Society, and the American Academy of HIV Medicine. As an academic and educator, he has participated as an investigator in HIV treatment clinical trials, served on several peer review committees, and currently sits on the faculty as an assistant clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine.
Dr. de Vente specializes in internal medicine. He received his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and his bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College.