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About Aaron Willcott, MS, PA-C

Aaron Willcott, MS, is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) who specializes in HIV medicine and sexual health. He is part of the team at UC San Diego Health's Owen Clinic, where he assists in providing primary care to adults over age 18. This includes preventative care such as cancer screenings and immunizations, and treatment of acute and chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol and thyroid disease. Willcott also helps people with HIV manage their antiretroviral therapy.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, he was a physician assistant at Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kan. and Rock Creek Medical Care in Lansing, Kan.

Willcott is a regular guest speaker for the LGBTQ Mental Health and Wellness series at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He also presents at the Pacific AIDS Education Training Center. He serves on the board of directors for Being Alive San Diego and is a member of the Interdisciplinary Practice Committee at UC San Diego Health and the Physician Assistants for Global Health (PAGH).

Willcott earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies from University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Ind. He obtained a bachelor's degree in human biology from The University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan.

Willcott enjoys volunteering locally and internationally. He has provided medical disaster relief services in Haiti, tornado relief in Joplin, Mo., and HIV testing and counseling in Kenya and Mexico. In addition, he also participates in community service activities for organizations such as AIDS Awareness, The American Cancer Society, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He volunteers for many local organizations, working as an usher for La Jolla Playhouse and the San Diego Symphony, programming the San Diego International Film Festival, and volunteering for San Diego Refugee Tutoring and the Old Globe Theater.

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For more information, see Infectious Disease and HIV Care.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Degree

  • University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN

Degree

  • The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2011-08-01

Board Certifications

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Conditions and Treatments

  • HIV Care
  • Sexual Health
  • Primary Care
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted