Dr. Pierone is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. He has a private medical practice in Vero Beach, Florida - Treasure Coast Infectious Disease Consultants. Dr. Pierone is also the founder and Executive Director of the AIDSResearch & TreatmentCenter of the TreasureCoast in Fort Piece, Florida. This non-profit clinic provides primary medical care to over 500 patients living with HIV in one of the most heavily affected communities in the United States.
Dr. Pierone is also is involved with clinical research. His research interests include investigational new agents for the treatment of HIV infection, management of the metabolic complications of HIV infection, and treatment of HIV lipoatrophy with facial fillers. He is recognized as an expert in facial fillers for treatment of HIV lipoatrophy and regularly lectures on this topic.
He is a principal investigator for the FACES study, a long-term trial on the safety of Sculptra for lipoatrophy. He also hosts the Ask the Experts forum on facial fillers for thebody.com, which is one of the most comprehensive and respected HIV educational web sites. (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/FacialWasting/index.html
Dr. Pierone also provides facial filler treatment for patients with age-related aesthetic issues and this is a link to his web site that focuses on this topic.