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Dr. Trish Garton



Dr. Trish Garton is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Family Nurse Practitioner who has been working with the LGBTQI+ community for over 30 years and specializes in HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, STIs, and primary care.  She also has 20+ years of experience in clinical research. She has been a part of the Circle Care Center team since 1994 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her practice.


Trish received her nursing education in New Zealand before coming to the US in 1985. She received her MSN to become a Nurse Practitioner in 2004 and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in 2020, both from Fairfield University.


Dr. Garton is an HIV specialist certified by the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM). She continues to focus on HIV treatment and prevention, transgender healthcare, and primary care, with a particular focus on disease prevention.