Midtown Clinic Providers
Donna Sweet, M.D.
Dr. Sweet is a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. Dr. Sweet is a delegate to the American Medical Association, a member of the leadership for the American College of Physicians, and past president of the ACP Board of Regents. In 2015, Dr. Sweet was awarded an honorary doctorate from Wichita State University in recognition of her 35 years of service to patients with HIV/AIDS, as well as her contributions to health care as a clinical educator. She is certified as an HIV specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine of which she is a past board chair. In addition to her longtime participation on the COLA board, a laboratory accreditation 501(c)(3) entity, she is chair of the national HarborPath board, an organization that assists patients in accessing HIV, hepatitis and cancer treatment medication as well as other chronic medications. She is also a member of the National Health HIV Board. She has an HIV program in her clinic with federal Ryan White Parts B, C and D funds and cares for approximately 1,300 patients with HIV. She is also principal and investigator and clinical director of the Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center of Kansas and Nebraska (MATEC-KS/NE) as well as director of Kansas Care Through Housing, a Housing for People With AIDS (HOPWA) grant-funded project. Dr. Sweet has travelled extensively nationally and internationally, educating physicians about HIV care and treatment. Prior to medical school, she completed a master’s degree in biology with emphasis on microbiology/immunology, and she worked in a hospital lab as a clinical microbiologist. Golf and travel round out her career.
Jane Gitau, M.D.
Jane Gitau MD, AAHIVS is an Internal Medicine/HIV Specialist with Board Certification in both fields. Dr. Gitau works at the KU Internal Medicine Midtown Clinic, where together with other clinicians, she provides general primary care, HIV care and treatment, she is currently accepting new patients. In addition, she also provides care to outreach clinics in Garden City, Salina, and Pittsburg every six to eight weeks, and has experience working with international HIV patients. Dr. Gitau holds the position of Assistant Professor at KU School of Medicine –Wichita and provides training to medical students and Internal Medicine residents. In her free time, Dr. Gitau enjoys spending time with her family doing outdoor activities.
Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Schwasinger-Schmidt attended KU School of Medicine-Wichita and Internal Medicine at KU School of Medicine-Wichita for her residency. She is board-certified in internal medicine and specializes in diabetes and obesity care. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Schwasinger-Schmidt serves as a principal investigator on numerous clinical trials in all areas of medicine through her role as the Director of the KU Wichita Center for Clinical Research. She is also engaged in all levels of medical student and resident education and research. Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time at the lake with her husband and three children, gardening and cooking.
Patrick Allen, M.D.
Patrick L. Allen, M.D., AAHIVS, is a faculty member with the Ascension Via Christi Family Medicine Residency Program and sees patients part time at KU Wichita Internal Medicine Midtown Clinic. He is a clinical assistant professor at KU School of Medicine-Wichita. He also helps direct Ascension Via Christi’s nationally known International Family Medicine Fellowship, which sends fellows to several partner hospitals across the globe. He has experience treating HIV locally as well as in resource-limited contexts abroad. His clinical interests include refugee care, inpatient medicine and obstetrics.
Kayla Del Rio, APRN, HIV Certified
Mary Gonzalez, APRN, HIV Certified
Brittany Seiler, PA-C, HIV Certified
1001 N Minneapolis
Wichita, KS 67214
M-F: 8:00AM – 5:00PM