Specialty Physician Consultation – 1 hour assessment and treatment recommendation. Infectious disease physicians are medical specialists who provide diagnosis and medical management for individuals diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. HIV or human immune deficiency virus causes the incurable condition Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Over time, HIV destroys the helper T cells of the body’s immune system, resulting in a critical deterioration of the immune system and the ability of the body to fight infection. The total cost includes a one hour consultation with a specialist. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists and cost of complication management; travel, food and lodging.