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Dr. Leleka Doonquah, MD ’95, has joined the AIDS Healthcare Foundation in the Greater Washington D.C. area. She will be serving patients at AHF’s Healthcare Centers at Benning Rd in Northeast Washington DC and at AHF’s Temple Hills Healthcare Center in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Dr. Doonquah is a graduate of Mount Saint Mary’s College in Los Angeles and received her medical degree from Howard University School of Medicine in Washington D.C. She has served as a physician at Howard University Hospital, Family and Medical Counseling Services, Inc. in Washington and Maryland, Greater Baden Medical Services, Inc. in Prince George’s County and Prince George’s County Health Department.

“Dr. Doonquah brings over 20 years of dedicated service to the HIV response in a community that has one of the highest HIV burdens. AHF is excited to have someone of her caliber and skill join our team,” said Dr. Robert Heglar, chief of medicine for AHF’s Southern Bureau.

“I am excited to be here and join such a caliber organization as AHF to continue working in HIV in the highly affected areas of Washington, D.C. and Maryland,” said Dr. Doonquah.

Dr. Doonquah began seeing patients at Temple Hills, Maryland Health Care Center and the Benning Rd. NE Healthcare Center effective January 9th.

“As AHF continues to expand our operations in the U.S. and internationally, we are honored when we can have experienced and highly-regarded HIV specialists like Dr. Doonquah join our family to provide exceptional care to our patients,” said Michael Kahane, Chief of AHF’s Southern Bureau. “Dr. Doonquah’s appointment is also significant for AHF because it allows us to continue to leverage our local presence and expand our services to areas of greatest need in the Greater Washington D.C. area.”

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