Jurg Oggenfuss is a Family Nurse Practitioner who received his training at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He completed two rotations in an HIV clinic at the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin and Infectious Disease practice at the Medical College of Wisconsin. It was there that he discovered a passion for working with members of the LGBTQ community as well as those with HIV. From 2009 until 2014 he worked as an HIV provider at ARCW in downtown Milwaukee.
A job transfer brought him to Connecticut in 2014 where he continued to work with those who have HIV and hepatitis C, in addition to general primary care and women’s health. He also brings experience in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for those with opioid addiction.
Mr. Oggenfuss has a passion for gay men’s health and women’s health. He strongly believes that fostering a caring relationship with his patients will provide better health outcomes and that the exam room should be a safe place where patients can talk about their health concerns in a non-judgmental environment.
He also has a background in massage therapy, Reiki, and music therapy and believes that Western medicine and alternative therapies can complement one another in helping to heal the patient.
Mr. Oggenfuss grew up in Zürich, Switzerland. In his free time he enjoys cooking, biking, kayaking and restoring vintage electronics, such as radios and jukeboxes.He is an avid vinyl collector and enjoys many different genres of music. He is also an accomplished musician and plays piano and organ for a local church. He shares a home on a lake with his husband and their three cats.