Laura Bamford, MD, MSCE

Jonathan Lax Treatment Center, Medical Leadership

Physician and Medical Director of Clinica Bienestar

(215) 790-1788 (ext.127)
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Board Certifications

Laura is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Her specialties are in the following areas: HIV testing, engagement in HIV care, hepatitis C (HCV) and Human Papillomavirus (HPV). She is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Education & Training

She received her medical training from Jefferson Medical College graduating Summa Cum Laude. Laura completed her residency at Columbia University Medical Center and her fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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