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Infectious Disease

Robert Bettiker, MD/MGA, FACP

Robert Bettiker
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Infectious Disease, Trans/Non-Binary Health (Gender-Affirming Care)

about me
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Infectious diseases
  • HIV medicine
  • HCV infection
Research Interests
  • HIV and HCV epidemiology
  • MD, Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • MGA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Additional Training
  • Dr. Bettiker has completed Safe Zone training to learn about LGBTQ identities, gender and sexuality, and examine prejudice, assumptions, and privilege. He welcomes patients from the LGBTQ community in his practice.
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Office Locations

Temple Infectious Diseases

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus

3322 North Broad Street

Medical Office Building, Suite 203

Philadelphia, PA 19140



Delayed recognition of a pseudo-outbreak of Mycobacterium terrae.

Bettiker, R.L., Axelrod, P.I., Fekete, T., St John, K., Truant, A., Toney, S., Yakrus, M.A.; Am J Infect Control. 2006 Aug. Antiretroviral therapy 2006: pharmacology, applications, and special situations.

Samuel, R., Bettiker, R., Suh, B.; Arch Pharm Res. 2006 Jun.

AIDS related opportunistic infections, going but not gone.

Samuel, R., Bettiker, R. L., Suh, B.; Arch Pharm Res. 2002 Jun.

1 citationEffects of systemic nicotine on serotonin release in rat brain.

Ribeiro, E. B., Bettiker, R. L., Bogdanov, M., Wurtman, R. J.; Brain Res. 1993 Sep 10.

How to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

Wurtman, R. J., Bettiker, R. L.; Neurobiol Aging. 1994.

The slowing of treatment discovery, 1965-1995.

Wurtman, R. J., Bettiker, R. L.; Nat Med. 1995 Nov.

Antiretroviral therapy 2010 update: current practices and controversies.

Grant, M., Samuel, R., Bettiker, R. L., Suh, B.; Arch Pharm Res. 2011 Jul.

Prevalence and characteristics of patients with undiagnosed HIV infection in an urban emergency department.

Clauss, H., Collins, J. M., Eldakar-Hein, S., Palermo, B., Gentile, N., Adige, S., Pace, W., Duffalo, C., Menajovsky, J., Zambrotta, J., Zachary, D., Axelrod, P., Samu...; AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2011 Apr.