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Physicians by region

The following is a list of physicians by region. Some are primary care practitioners/PCPs (“regular doctors”) while others work in a specific field. These physicians are known to work supportively with transgender people. The list is by no means complete, so if you know of a physician who should be on this list but is not, please contact us so we can add them.

See also Therapists, Endocrinologists, Specialists, and Surgeons, as well as Laser hair removal specialists and Electrologists.

Informed consent means that you do not need a therapist’s letter to access a particular thing – usually hormones, sometimes surgery. You simply have to sign paperwork that says you understand what the risks and consequences are of taking hormones or having that particular surgery. This does not mean that all you have to do is ask and you’ll immediately be given hormones or scheduled for surgery. You may need to meet multiple times with the doctor to make sure that you’re entirely on the same page and the doctor is satisfied that you have sufficient understanding to sign an informed consent form. Whether a particular doctor or clinic does informed consent is entirely at their own discretion, as is how they do it. They may have a written policy about it.

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Australasia

Australia

See also: Australian links and Therapists in Australia.

Melbourne

Dr Jigau
Melbourne

Contributor’s note: NOT RECOMMENDED. Extremely homophobic and Transphobic. Has said to a patient who came out to her as FTM, ‘You know, you can’t pretend to be a man. It’s unnatural.’

New Zealand

Wellington

Evolve Youth
Level 2, James Smith Building
Corner Cuba & Manners Streets
Wellington
04 473 6204
Email: reception@evolveyouth.org.nz
Website: http://evolveyouth.org.nz/
Offers health care, counselling, and Trans-specific care, support, and resources for young people. All services are free and confidential.

Europe

United Kingdom

See also: United Kingdom and Therapists in the United Kingdom.

Hormone level tests can be ordered on the NHS by any general practitioner. It is worth discussing your needs for hormone level tests, and any other blood tests you may require (eg. liver function if taking hormones in tablet form) with your doctor.

North America

Canada

See also: Canadian Links and Therapists in Canada
See also: Doctors in the US and Canada who do informed consent (PDF file)

British Columbia

Transgender Health Program
Vancouver Coastal Health
1290 Hornby Street
VANCOUVER BC
V6Z 1W2
CANADA
1604 734 1514 or 1866 999 1514
Fax: 1604 633 4241
Email: transhealth@vch.ca
Website: http://vch.ca/403/7676/?program_id=585

Ontario

East Mississauga Community Health Centre
2555 Dixie Road, Unit 7
MISSISSAUGA ON
L4Y 4C4
CANADA
1905 602 7723
Fax: 1905 602 5432
Email: mississauga@lampchc.org
Website: http://eastmississaugachc.org/

Quebec

Head and Hands (À Deux Mains)
5833 SHERBROOKE ST W
MONTRÉAL QC H4A 1X4
1514 481 0277
Fax: 1514 481 2336
Website: http://headandhands.ca/

Mexico

See also: Mexican links
Lo siento, ya no tenemos información sobre médicos en México.
(Sorry, no listings yet.)

United States

See Physicians in the United States and Therapists in the United States

See also: Doctors in the US and Canada who do informed consent (PDF file)

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