Author

Steve Leiner has been a Nurse Practitioner for over 40 years, currently providing general adult primary care, plus an HIV specialty, in a San Francisco community clinic which serves mostly low-income and indigent patients.ย  His past work has included running a rural Emergency Room in Appalachia, and training community health workers in El Salvador.

This websites content is based largely on the authorโ€™s personal experience, buttressed by a wide variety of medical sources, in particular the websites Up-To-Dateยฎ (by paid subscription), eMedicine/Medscape (free), and PubMed (the NIH data base of journal articles).

Grateful acknowledgement to Tricia Tran, who set up Diagnosis123 and taught the technically-hapless author how to manage the website.