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Physicians in the United States

The following is a list of physicians in the United States who work with and are supportive of Transgender people. This list is by no means complete. If you know of a doctor who should be on this list but is not, please contact us so we can add them.

For physicians outside the United States, see Physicians by region.

Please note that all the links are to external websites that are not within our control and so T-Vox cannot be held responsible for their content.

See also: A list of doctors in the US and Canada who do informed consent. (PDF file)

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.

Here are the newly (as of summer 2016) revised and expanded UCSF Guidelines for the Primary and Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender and Gender Non-binary People, developed by the Medical Advisory Board at the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health as well as other authors and contributors: http://transhealth.ucsf.edu/guidelines

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Currently, there are no listings for the following states. If you know of a physician in any of these states, please contact us with their information so we can add them to the list.

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Alabama

Dr Huey McDaniel
Diagnostic and Medical Clinic
1700 Spring Hill Avenue
Mobile, AL 36604
1251 435 1200

One person reports: ‘Dr McDaniel writes a hormone prescription when you have a therapist’s letter; you have to be recommended by your primary doctor but I managed to get in to see him without having my doc recommend me.’

Dr Frank Gogan
Montgomery, AL
1334 832 1914

California

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
5000 W SUNSET BLVD
4TH FLOOR
LOS ANGELES CA 90027-5861
1323-669-2390 or 1888-25-YOUTH
Website: http://www.chla.org/site/c.ipINKTOAJsG/b.7501767/

Gender counseling and hormone therapy. Works very supportively with Trans youth who are under 18, and their families.

Eric Gold, MD
3075 HEALTH CENTER DR STE 101
SAN DIEGO CA 92123-2773
1619 287-9334
Lyon Martin Health Services
1748 Market St.
San Francisco CA 94102
Phone: 415-565-7667

A user comments: Wonderfully Trans friendly health care!

Richard Horowitz, M.D.
8635 W 3RD ST STE 885
LOS ANGELES CA 90048-6170
1310 358 7200
North Park Family Health Centre
3544 30TH ST
SAN DIEGO CA 92104-4120
1619 515-2424

Jeffrey Sandler MD
4060 4TH AVE
SAN DIEGO CA 92103-2116
1619 497 6188‎ Fax: 1619 293 0120‎

Robert Sterner MD
275 W MADISON AVE STE B
EL CAJON CA 92020-3405
1619 442-5483

Colorado

Anthony Doft, MD
Banner Medical Clinic – Highland Meadows
8201 SPINNAKER BAY DR STE D
WINDSOR CO 80528-7534
1970 223 2272

Family physician, hormone treatment.

One person reports: ‘I got a prescription for testosterone while still 17 with parental permission and a therapist’s letter.’

Dr Robert R. Janowski
Alpine Family Medicine PC
Mercy Medical Plaza
3005 E 16TH AVE STE 120
DENVER CO 80206
1303 399 5050

Hormone treatment.

Mia Scott, DO
APEX Family Medicine
300 S JACKSON ST STE 100
DENVER CO 80209-3183
1303 321 0222
Fax: 1303 321 6683

Pamela Vonmatthiessen, MD
Gunnison Family Medical Center
707 North Iowa Street
Gunnison, CO 81230
(970) 641-1771

Internal Medicine, hormone treatment.

Amy Weglietner, MD
Denver CO

Florida

Dr Michael Horseman
4410 W NEWBERRY RD STE B
GAINESVILLE FL 32607-2290
1352 372 7800

Family practice.

Dr Barry A Rodwick
3135 STATE ROAD 580 STE 1
SAFETY HARBOR FL 34695-4917
1727 725 9931
Website: http://drrodwick.com/

Georgia

Dr Mark Earhart
Windridge Family Medicine
1612 MARS HILL RD STE B
WATKINSVILLE GA 30677-4889
1706 769 1100

Prescribes and maintains hormones for several Trans people in the greater Athens area. Doesn’t require a therapist’s support letter. Without insurance, the cost per visit is $120, and he does require periodic lab work. He and his physician’s assistant also provide Trans-friendly chest/breast and genital exams.

Dr Richard A. Hudson
735 PIEDMONT AVE NE
ATLANTA GA 30308-1416
1404 881 6910‎
Fax: 1404 873 2347‎

Specialises in the Trans population and also the Deaf/hard of hearing population.

Dr Daniel Shapiro
Reproductive Biology Associates (RBA)
1100 JOHNSON FERRY ROAD NE
SUITE 200, BUILDING 2
ATLANTA, GA, 30342
Main Office Ph: 404-257-1900
Admin Assistant for Dr. Shapiro: 404-250-6852
Email: daniel.shapiro@rba-online.com
Website: Reproductive Biology Associates (see here for satellite office locations)

Board-certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

FTM Patient (2012): While I was his first known FTM patient, he is experienced in serving same-gender couples and was very sensitive to my needs. He did mess up pronouns, but not my name. Unlike many fertility physicians, he told me he would have no problem treating trans men for fertility issues if they were already on/previously taken testosterone. He and his staff were very accommodating and had no problem performing abdominal ultrasounds in lieu of the standard vaginal ultrasounds.

Hawai’i

Dr Tyronne Dang
1441 KAPIOLANI BLVD STE 1810
HONOLULU HI 96814-4408

Internal medicine.

Idaho

Dr Ashley Davis
222 N 2ND ST STE 204
BOISE ID 83702-6130

Illinois

Howard Brown Health Center
4025 N SHERIDAN RD
CHICAGO IL 60613-2010
773-388-1600
Website: http://www.howardbrown.org

Highly recommended. HBHC is a all in one health center that focuses on LGBT people. Trans-friendly therapists are on staff as well as Trans-friendly physicians. Most health care is handled by Advanced Nurse Practitioners that are very well versed in HRT. They operate on a sliding scale and accept most insurance. Does informed consent.

Edwin Miller M.D.
Healthy Alternatives
7107 W BELMONT AVE STE 6
CHICAGO IL 60634
1773 237 7733

Dr Miller is a Trans friendly internist who has been active in the Chicago Trans community for over 20 years.

Dr. Fred Ettner
800 AUSTIN ST STE 308
EVANSTON IL 60202-3443
1847 733 2229

Dr. Ettner has been prescribing hormones for several years. His spouse is Dr. Randi Ettner, a local gender therapist.

Indiana

Rodney J. Anderson, D.O.
1300 N PENNSYLVANIA ST STE 200
INDIANAPOLIS IN 46202-4462
1317 968 0409

Does primary care and will prescribe and monitor hormones. Highly experienced in GLBT health care and HIV/AIDS care.

Anna says: “One of the finest doctors I’ve ever been to see. Dr Anderson works with quite a few transsexuals, and is VERY experienced with us.”

Dr. Christi Wallace
Parkview Physicians’ Group
4665 S STATE ROAD 5
SOUTH WHITLEY IN 46787-9101
260-248-9980

Drew says: “She’s a family doc, but she’s had several Trans patients in the past, both adults and youth. She and her staff have been wonderful.”

Kansas

Dr. Sharon Lee
Family Health Care
340 SOUTHWEST BLVD
KANSAS CITY KS 66103-2150
913-722-3100

Louisiana

No listings

Maryland

C. Kenneth Travers, MD
Capital Women’s Care
10801 Lockwood Drive, Suite 320
Silver Spring, MD 20901
1301 681 3400

Dr. Travers is an OB/GYN, and Capital Women’s Care is, as its name suggests, primarily a women’s clinic. However, Dr. Travers has experience with FTM patients and is willing to prescribe testosterone, in addition to supervising blood work and being really gentle and understanding about conducting pelvic exams. Highly recommended.

Dr Jason Bromer
Shady Grove Fertility (Frederick office)
45 THOMAS JOHNSON DR
PATRIOT MEDICAL CENTER, STE 107
FREDERICK, MD 21702
Websites: http://www.shadygrovefertility.com/officelocation/frederick and http://www.shadygrovefertility.com/doctor/bromer

Specialist in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

FTM Patient (Dec 2010): Dr. Bromer does not have a lot of experience working with trans people, but he is very professional and extremely understanding and accommodating. Excellent bedside manner and genuinely cares about his patients; he went above and beyond for me and helped me with some insurance issues (I saw him at his previous office in NJ before he relocated to MD in 2012). If you’re seeking fertility-related care, Dr. Bromer is someone to consider.

Massachusetts

Ronald Adler, MD
Family Medicine
279 Lincoln St
Worcester Ma 01605
Phone: 508-334-8830

Notes: Provider willing to address transgender physical health issues and gender reassignment. Provider treats youth.

Diane Amsterdam
WomanCare OB/GYN
234 RUSSELL ST
HADLEY MA 01035-3534

Very respectful. Performs hystos and does routine care.

Donna Bayrouty, RE, ChT
Electrolysis D + L Asthetics
541 Pleasant St
Worcester Ma 01602
Phone: 508-752-7113

Katharine Barnard, MD
Family Medicine
Plumley Village Health Services
11 Belmont St.
Worcester MA 01605
Phone: 508-334-1102

Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA.
Phone: (413) 794-0000

Baystate Medical Center Hospital Notes :patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”

Baystate Franklin Medical Center
164 High Street, Greenfield, MA.
Phone: (413) 773-0211
Baystate Franklin Medical Center

Notes: Patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”

Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
85 South Street, Ware, MA.
Phone: (413) 967-6211
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital

Notes: Patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”

Diane Blake, MD
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
UMMC Adolescent Medicine
55 Lake Ave North
worcester, Ma 01605
Phone 508-856-2853

Notes: Provider is willing to address transition.

Michael Burdulis, MD
Family Medicine
Shrewsbury Family Medicine
24 Julio DR.
Shrewsbury Ma 01545
Phone: 508-845-1436

Notes: Provider is willing to adress transgender physical health issues.

Brightwood Health Center – Centro de Salud
380 Plainfield Street, Springfield, MA.
Phone: (413) 794-4458
Centro de Salud

Notes: Patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”

Dr Nina Carroll
55 POND ST
BROOKLINE MA
1617 232 0202

Gynecologist. Very FTM friendly. Does not perform hystos, but can put you in touch with FTM-friendly surgeons in the area.

Chicopee Health Center
505 Front St.
Chicopee, MA 01013
Telephone: 413 420 2222

Some of the staff at this clinic constantly misgenders clients, while other staff is polite.

Overall, the staff at this clinic should receive training or better training (if they receive any) on sensitivity towards trans clients.

Matthew Collins, MD
Family Medicine
Family Health Center of Worcester
26 Queen St. Worcester MA 01610
Phone: 508-860-7700

Ursula Collinson, MD
Internal Medicine
Hahnemann Internal Medicine
281 Lincoln St.
Worcester Ma 01605
Phone: 508-334-8802

Notes: Provider is willing to address transgender physical health issues and gender reassignment.

JR Courtman, DMD
Dentistry
111 Elm St.
Worcester Ma 01609
508-755-9231

Provider has experience with HIV+ patients.

Peter Dain, Md
internal Medicine
Tri-River Family Health Center
281 East Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge MA 01569
Phone: 508-278-5573

Notes: Provider is willing to address transgender physical health needs and gender reassignment.

Raul Davaros, MD
Infectious Disease Medicine
119 Belmont St.
Worcester Ma
Phone: 508-334-6261

Specialties: HIV

Lynn DiPietro, RE, Cht
Electrolysis
D + L Asthetics
541 Pleasant St
Worcester Ma 01602
Phone: 508-752-7113

Sharo Dilley, MD
Internal Medicine
Fallon Clinic
94 Elm St.
Millbury MA
Phone: 508-852-1805

Notes: Provider is willing to address transgender health concerns.

Gina D’Ottavio, MD
Family Medicine
Great Brook Valley Health Center
19 Tacoma st. Worcester Ma 01605
Phone: 508-852-1805

Notes: Provider is willing to address transgender health needs.

Michael Ennis, MD
Family Medicine
Hahnemann Family health Center
279 Lincoln St.
Worcester Ma 01605
Phone: 508-334-8830

Notes: provider is willing to adress transition

Susan Eramo-Webster, RERI.
Electrolysis
Bellisimo Spa
372 Chandler st.
Worcester Ma 01604
Phone: 508-757-9706
Website: http://www.bellisimospa.com/

Melissa Fischer, MD
Internal Medicine
Umass Memorial Health Care
555 Lake Ave North
Worcester MA 01605
Phone: 508-334-2731

Notes: Provider is willing to adress transgender physical health issues and gender reassignment.

Fertility Centers of New England
Website: http://www.fertilitycenter.com

Board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology. Director of Reproductive Medicine and Reproductive Surgery at Boston Medical Center.
Has attended and presented at local trans events, including a presentation on patient needs. Local trans people speak highly of him.

Fenway Community Health
1340 BOYLSTON ST
BOSTON MA
1617 267 0900
Website: Fenway Health: Transgender Health

Offers therapy and medical care (including hormones). In-house pharmacy. Does informed consent. See their guides for informed consent for oestrogen therapy and informed consent for testosterone therapy, as well as their protocol for hormone therapy.

There have been issues with Trans people being incorrectly referred to the transition program when seeking routine medical care.

Fenway is a clinic with multiple doctors and therapists you can see, many of whom are excellent and extremely Trans-positive. Dr Vetters is completely wonderful regarding trans issue and is a very respectful individual.

Lisa Gussak, MD
Family Medicine
Hahnemann Family health Center 279 Lincoln St.
Worcester Ma 01605
Phone: 508-334-8830

Notes: provider is willing to adress transition

Holyoke Health Center
230 Maple St.
Holyoke, MA 01040
Telephone: 413 420 2200

A sister site to the Chicopee Health Center listed above. Though, this clinic is a little better with their treatment of trans clients and some trans patients have had a good experience here while others have not.

High Street Health Center
140 High Street, Springfield, MA.
Phone: (413) 794-2511
High Street Medical Center

Notes: Patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”

Aleah Nesteby, NP
SPRINGFIELD MA
413 794 1316

Nurse practitioner. Started a Trans clinic in western MA in 2009. Call for more information.

Karen St. Laurent, DC
Chiropractic
Total Health Holistic Center Inc.
390 Main St.
Worcester MA 01608
Phone: 508-890-8828

John McCahan, MD
Internal Medicine.
Umass Memorial Health Care
55 Lake ave North,
Worcester Ma 01581
Phone: 508-836-4884

Notes: Provider is willing to adress transgender health concerns.

Jim McGrath, LMT.
Massage Therapy
Total Health Holistic Center Inc.
390 MAIN ST
WORCESTER MA 01608
1508 890 8828

m. Milman, MD
Internal Medicine.
Umass Memorial Health Care
55 LAKE AVE N
WORCESTER MA 01581
1508 836 4884

Notes: Provider is willing to adress transgender health concerns.

Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center
11 Wilbraham Road
SPRINGFIELD MA.
1413 794 3710
Mason Square

Notes: Patient’s rights policy includes ‘gender identity or expression’.

Liz O’Dair, MD, MPH
Northampton Wellness Associates, LLC
395 PLEASANT ST
NORTHAMPTON MA 01060-3914
1413 584 7787
Fax: 1413 584 7778
Website: http://www.northamptonwellness.com/

Fluent in English and Spanish. Se habla español.

Specialises in innovative approaches to chronic illness, allergies, medical nutrition, and preventive health care.

She also adds her expertise in women’s health care, including bioidentical (natural) hormone therapy.

Daniel O’Day, DC.
Chiropractic
110 W.Boylston St
Worcester Ma 01606
Phone: 508-835-8400

Ken Peterson, MD
Family Medicine
Plumley Village Health Services
11 Belmont St.
Worcester MA 01605
Phone: 508-334-1102

Ninan Polackal, MD
Internal Medicine
Hahnemann Internal Medicine
281 Lincoln St.
Worcester Ma 01605 Phone: 508-334-8802

Notes: Provider is willing to address transgender physical health issues and gender reassignment.

Janice Polleta, MD
Internal Medicine
Hahnemann Internal Medicine
281 Lincoln St.
Worcester Ma 01605 Phone: 508-334-8802

Notes: Provider is willing to address transgender physical health issues and gender reassignment.

David Remis, MD
Internal medicine and pediatrics
Umass Memorial Health Care
55 Lake ave North,
Worcester Ma 01581
Phone: 508-836-4884

Notes: Provider is willing to adress transgender health concerns.

Monisha Sarin, MD Family Medicine
Family Health Center of Worcester
26 Queen St. Worcester MA 01610
Phone: 508-860-7700

Dr Eliza P Shulman
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
111 GROSSMAN DR
BRAINTREE MA 02184-4997
1781 849 2560
1781 849 2529
Website: http://www.harvardvanguard.org/phys/phys3.asp?passID=7331

Lisa Spellman, Lic. AC
Ancient Wisdom Healing Arts
155 Boston Rd. (Rt. 30)
Southborough, Ma, 01772
Phone: 508-460-0444
Website: http://awhealingarts.com/

Specializes in acupuncture

Joshua Tenpenny, LMT
Message Therapy
2 Narrows Rd.
Westminster Ma
Phone: 978-878-1180

Michigan

Dr Pamela Rockwell DO
Postal address:
Domino’s Farms
24 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT DR
PO BOX 431 LOBBY H
ANN ARBOR MI 48105-9484
Office location:
Domino’s Farms
24 FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT DR STE 2300
ANN ARBOR MI 48105-9484
1734 647 5640
TTY: 1800 649 3777
Fax: 1734 647 6534

Dr Rockwell may not be taking new patients due to a full case load, but should an availability come up, she’s very Trans-friendly.

Minnesota

See also Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition.

Jamie Feldman, MD, PhD University of Minnesota
Program in Human Sexuality
Center for Sexual Health’s Transgender Health
1300 S 2ND ST STE 180
MINNEAPOLIS MN 55455
1612 625 1500
Website: http://www.med.umn.edu/fm/phs/clinic/transgender/home.html

“I provide transgender hormone therapy as part of complete transgender health program in the University of Minnesota’s Program in Human Sexuality. I also work at the Phalen Village Clinic in St Paul (1651 772 3461), but no hormone services go through this clinic except for post-operative maintenance and primary health care.”

David Hilden MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Hennepin Faculty Associates Internal Medicine Clinic
825 S 8TH ST STE 206
MINNEAPOLIS MN 55404-1214
1612 347 7534

Dr Hilden is not well-trained in Transgender care, but is willing to become better informed and is open to learning how to best provide quality care in a tolerant atmosphere.

Deborah Mague MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Allina Medical Clinic – Isles
2800 Hennepin Ave S
MINNEAPOLIS MN 55408
1612 775 4800

‘Unbiased general health care’. Will not prescribe or monitor hormones.

Jennifer McKeand, MD
Women’s Health Consultants
Various office locations in MINNEAPOLIS: http://www.womenshealthconsultantsmn.com/locations.html
Ph: (612) 333-4822
Fax: (612) 333-3108
URL: http://www.womenshealthconsultantsmn.com

Trans woman patient (2012): “She has been handling my HRT needs for over a year and a half, and SRS post-operative checkups. She has been doing a great job for me.”

De Eric Meininger
Community-University Health Care Centre
University of Minnesota

Notes: Dr Meininger is an Internal Medicine and a Paediatric Physician. He is an Adolescent Medicine specialist. He sees and has expertise in hormone management in adolescents and young adults.

Deborah Olkon MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Park Nicollet Clinic (Minneapolis office)
2001 BLAISDELL AVE
MINNEAPOLIS MN 55404-2414
1952 993 8000

Will monitor hormones as prescribed by another physician, but will not prescribe hormones herself.

Dr Debra Thorp
Park Nicollet Clinic — Minneapolis (primary practice location)
2001 BLAISDELL AVE
MINNEAPOLIS MN 55404-2414
1952 993 3282

Does primary care, but also specialises in obstetrics and gynecology.

Steve Vincent MD
People’s Center Health Services
Ceder Riverside Clinic:
425 20TH AVENUE SOUTH
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55454
Ph: (612) 332-4973
URL: http://www.peoples-center.org

Provides primary care. Also Chief Medical Officer at People’s Center Health Services.

Dr Sam Willis
MINNEAPOLIS MN
URL: http://www.doctorsam.us

Previously worked with Dr Thorp at Park Nicollet, but left in 2009 to start his own private practice.

Mississippi

J.R. Medlin
Choctaw County Medical Centre
148 E CHERRY ST
ACKERMAN MS 39735-9473
1662 285 6235

Though he is self-admittedly new to treating Trans people, Dr Medlin is very liberal and willing to continue learning.

Missouri

Dr John Daniels
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 PARKVIEW PLACE, A, 13
ST LOUIS, MO 63110
314-333-4100
1-800-437-5315
Fax: 314-333-4115
Website: http://wuphysicians.wustl.edu/physician2.aspx?PhysNum=3248

Primary Care, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Internal Medicine.

Recommended by local trans people. The office does require to have a credit/debit card on file for patients; a fee is charged for no-shows.

Dr Cynthia Glass
Encompass Medical Group
373 W 101ST TER
KANSAS CITY MO 64114-4408
1816 942 8200
Website: http://www.encompassmed.com

Dr Craig Leonardi
Central Dermatology
1034 S BRENTWOOD BLVD
SUITE 600
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63117
Ph: (314) 721-5565
Website: http://www.centralderm.com/physicians.htm

Dr Patrick M. Nemechek
4010 WASHINGTON ST STE 500
KANSAS CITY MO 64111-2610
1816 756 0090

Dr David J. Prelutsky
Southampton Healthcare
2340 HAMPTON AVE
SAINT LOUIS MO 63139
1314 6472200
Fax: 314-647-4172
Website: http://southamptonhealthcare.com

Recommended by local trans people.

Dr. Mark Scheperle
University Club Medical
1520 S BRENTWOOD BLVD
SAINT LOUIS MO 63144-1407
1314 862 7711
Website: http://www.universityclubmedical.com

Specifically request that your appointment be with Dr. Scheperle, not one of the nurse practitioners. Did some training under Dr. Prelutsky.

Dr Jennifer Sewing
Esse Health
Southside Family Practice
1031 BELLEVUE
SUITE 300
ST LOUIS, MO 63117
Phone: (314) 647-9444
Fax: (314) 647-7317
Website: http://www.essehealth.com/staff_member.php?id=75

Dr Bill Summers
Southampton Healthcare
2340 HAMPTON AVE
SAINT LOUIS MO 63139
Phone: (314) 647-2200
Fax: 314-647-4172
Website: http://southamptonhealthcare.com

Catherine Williamson, NP
Washington University School of Medicine (at Barnes Hospital)
Division of Infectious Diseases
4570 CHILDRENS PL
SAINT LOUIS MO 63110
(314) 747-1206
Email: greenbeanw@mac.com
Website: http://catherinewilliamson.net/Catherine_Williamson/Nurse_Practitioner.html

Nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), and an AAHIVS (American Academy of HIV Medicine Specialist). Currently only seeing HIV positive patients; refer to website for more information. Previously employed at Southampton Healthcare and has advocated for trans patients.

Nevada

Dr Steven Elliott
Carson Medical Group
1200 MOUNTAIN ST
CARSON CITY NV 89703-3821
1775 882 1324‎

Family physician.

New Hampshire

Dr Jennifer Madden
Souhegan Family Practice
109 PONEMAH RD
AMHERST NH 03031-2834
1603 249 1681
Website: http://jenniferemadden.com/

Dr Madden is affiliated with Foundation Medical Partners and is on the active staff at Southern New Hampshire Medical Centre. She does regular family practice, but adds to her job description ‘gay/lesbian/Trangender unique medical needs’. She is MTF herself.

New Jersey

Dr Lisa O’Connor
Healthy Transitions LLC
1390 VALLEY RD STE 1B
STIRLING NJ 07980
1908 647 1688
Fax: 1908 647 5180
Email: carly@healthytransitions.md
Website: http://www.healthytransitions.md

She’s both a psychologist and psychiatrist, offering both counseling and hormones. She’s MTF herself. (Also, in 2009 she was the keynote speaker for the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference.)

Dr John Taylor
Allure Plastic Surgery Center
48 PAVILION AVE (AT OCEAN BLVD)
LONG BRANCH, NJ 07740
732-483-1800
Website: http://www.allurenj.com

A plastic surgeon who does all sorts of procedures (details at his website) including both top surgery and breast augmentation.

New York

APICHA Trans Health Clinic
400 BROADWAY (entrance on 70 Walker Street) NEW YORK NY
1212 334 6029
Website: http://apicha.org/
Email: tokamoto@apicha.org (Tei Okamoto, Trans Health Program Manager)

Trains: A,C,E,N,R,J,Z,6 to Canal and 1 train to Franklin

Open Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm, and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am – 7:00 pm.

APICHA Transgender Clinic provides comprehensive medical services, personalized medical care, primary care/routine check-up and immunizations, initiation and maintenance of hormone therapy, mental health support, and social support services.

Low cost/sliding fee scale. Most private insurances accepted, as well as ADAP and Medicaid.

APICHA’s Trans Health Clinic commits to providing whole person Primary Medical Care to address the distinct needs of transgender & gender non-conforming/gender variant/genderqueer individuals, serving Asian & Pacific Islanders and other communities of color in an affirming environment.

We believe that nurturing the overall wellness of transgender, gender non-conforming/gender variant/gender queer individuals is a priority for better health outcomes. APICHA’s Trans Health Clinic provides increased access to comprehensive primary care, preventive health services, mental health and support services. We look forward to opportunities to dialogue with health care providers interested in increasing their understanding of health inequities and vulnerable populations.

Dr Michelle Belgard DO
(Board Certified in Internal Medicine)
2 5TH AVE STE 1
NEW YORK NY 10011-8842
1212 777 1817

GLBTQ, BDSM and poly friendly.

North Carolina

Carrboro Paediatrics and Internal Medicine
27 FIDELITY ST
CARRBORO NC 27510-1959
1919 933 8381
Fax: 1919 933 6623
Website: http://carrboropediatrics.com/

Sees kids, teens, and adults.

Sally Johnson, M.D.
Highgate Family Medical Centre
Durham NC

Family practitioner.

Deanna Jones
Mebane Medical Clinic
Mebane NC
1919 563 3007

Family practitioner. She’s MTF and super awesome with all Trans folks. She’s also very understanding about finances and accepts pretty much every kind of insurance and does everything in her power to make things affordable. Because she’s busy, she doesn’t usually accept new clients, but she always takes on new Trans folks, so make sure to say something about that when you call.

Dr Marlowe
Charlotte NC
1704 348 4000
Website: http://www.marlowesweightloss.com/transgender.html

Will often prescribe hormones on first visit. Prior bloodwork generally not required; bloodwork later required within a few months of prescribing. Don’t know if he takes insurance, but if not, bloodwork can always be done by another physician and results brought to him. $199 first visit, $99 follow-ups. Does some free phone follow-ups, but requires an in-person appointment about 1-3 months after beginning T. Infrequent follow-ups thereafter.

Oklahoma

Dr Frances Haas
St. Francis Health Systems
6565 S. Yale Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74136
1918 502 7050

Oregon

Dr Arun
Providence Medical Group
545 NE 47TH AVE STE 106
PORTLAND OR 97213-2237
1503 215 9700

Internal medicine (adult primary care).

Wheelchair accessible. Request interpreter services in advance.

Accepts most insurances; will arrange for payment schedules as needed.

Over 20 years of experience with Trans clients. Very comfortable answering questions, providing for medical needs, including care after SRS. Self-refer for general services; letter from behavioural health specialist required before starting hormone therapy. Services are confidential and non-judgemental of sexual choices.
Generally limited to clients 18 and over; occasionally sees people as young as 16, whom he treats as adults. Parents or guardians are involved only with permission. Experience with HIV+ clients. Exams are done with patient’s permission only. Friendly staff.

Dr Sara Becker
NW Primary Care
3033 SE MONROE ST
MILWAUKIE OR 97222-6636
1503 659 4988

Low-cost care once a month at the Old Town Clinic.

Dr Becker has probably treated more Trans patients than any doctor in Portland. GMW-trained in 2000.

Dr Carol Blenning
OHSU Family Medicine at Richmond
3930 SE DIVISION ST
PORTLAND OR 97202
1503 418 3900

Family physician who provides full-scope family practice, including maternity care.

Speaks Spanish, all languages are available for translations services. Wheelchair accessible. Unisex restroom.

Cognizant of and follows WPATH SOC, encourages monitoring and safe prescribing, needs a letter. Feels comfortable with gender issues, and interested in gender diversity sensitivity and minority issues. Not very experienced working with genderqueer people, and warns that folks may feel some discomfort at Richmond. Intake must declare M or F. Support staff at Richmond working on becoming more open. Comfortable talking about BDSM, coming from health perspective.

Dr Michael Booker
Family Medical Group NE
2647 NE 33RD AVE
PORTLAND OR 97212
1503 288 0083

Dr Boyd
11082 SE OAK ST
MILWAUKIE OR 97222-6692
1503 659 7900

Dr Stephanie Detlefsen
Kaiser Interstate Office
1503 813 2000

Suzanne Scopes, N.D.
Circle Healthcare Clinic
316 NE 28TH AVE
PORTLAND OR 97232
1503 230 0812
Website: http://www.drscopesnaturalhealthcare.com/

Will prescribe hormones. Uses the same hormones, prescription medications and laboratory tests that are the standard treatment for gender dysphoria. In addition, naturopathic medicine offers natural treatment for the prevention and care of problems that may be associated with those treatments.

Pennsylvania

Dr Ben Gocial
RMA of Philadelphia (formerly known as Northern Fertility Reproductive Associates)
(MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, see website)
(215) 938-1515
Email: info@rmaphiladelphia.com
URL: http://rmaphiladelphia.com

From http://thetransitionalmale.com/endo : ‘From an actual FTM patient: “After an initial interview that included reviewing my medical records and my therapist’s letter and some discussion about my plans and my options, Dr Gocial provided me with a script for T. I have to admit that I was pretty nervous but he put me at ease quickly with a professional and respectful manner. He doesn’t pretend to know it all, and will listen and discuss alternatives without coming across like he’s as the one who makes the decisions. He also makes no objection to my plans to rid myself of what are healthy, but female, organs, and has gone out of his way to help me investigate surgery options. Dr Gocial is one of the good guys.”‘

To reach Dr Gocial via email, put his name in the subject line.

Dr Jackie Guttman
RMA of Philadelphia
(MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, see website)
(215) 938-1515
Email: info@rmaphiladelphia.com
URL: http://rmaphiladelphia.com

To reach Dr Guttman via email, put her name in the subject line.

Dr Elana Kripke
11 INDUSTRIAL BLVD STE 101
PAOLI PA 19301-1620
1610 695 9345
Fax: 1610 695 9878

Primary care physician. Willing to prescribe and monitor hormones.

One FTM person says: ‘You should know that her main area of expertise is as an OB/GYN. All the nurses are women. Dr Kripke is also very invested in making sure you’re taking care of your junk. I don’t go to see her very often and every time she reminds me that I “haven’t had a pelvic in a year.” She’s fabulous and she truly cares and she’s interested in helping trans folk, but at the same time remember that it’s really not her area of expertise, but she and her staff are always respectful and helpful.’

The Mazzoni Centre
809 LOCUST ST
PHILADELPHIA PA 19107-5507
1215 563 0663
Fax: 1215 563 0662
E-mail: info@mazzonicenter.org
Website: http://mazzonicenter.org/

LGBT health centre. “Transgender services include: primary care, hormone therapy and monitoring, supportive counseling and referrals as needed. Our clients include female-to-male and male-to-female transsexuals, genderqueer people, queens, trannyfags, and people who don’t feel that any label fits them. Our clients come from many different cultural backgrounds and all walks of life. Some come looking for hormones and genital surgery, some feel they are comfortable without either. Our Trans health program focuses on helping patients determine their own transition and identity goals.” Payment is on a sliding scale, no therapist letter required to start hormones (they do informed consent). Has a fantastic reputation for working with Trans youth in particular, including those under 18.

Metro Family Practice
901-B WEST ST
PITTSBURGH PA 15221-2833
1412 247 2310
Website: http://metrofamilypractice.org/

Tamara Welch, MD
Penn-care University City Family Medicine
4623 SPRUCE ST
PHILADELPHIA PA 19139-4542
1215 474 6100

Primary care physician practising within the UPenn health system. Excellent admitting privileges, and a non-clinic office environment. Dr Welch is sensitive to patient confidentiality issues, and knowledgeable about the basics of care specific to transitioning people. She is happy to write HRT scripts and incorporate lab tests into other general care. Probably would be willing to refer to and work with an endocrinologist to start somebody on hormones.

Tennessee

Martin V. Acree, MD
Peabody Family Care 1325 Eastmoreland Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
901-725-0648
Website: http://www.peabodymd.com/webdnn/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx

GP with experience in treating trans patients.

CHOICES: Memphis Center for Reproductive Health
1726 Poplar Avenue
MEMPHIS TN 38104-3519
901-274-3550
Website: http://memphischoices.org/medical-services/lgbtq-health

Local feminist-oriented reproductive health care clinic. Nurse practitioner on staff, very compassionate staff, and excellent patient care. Operates on informed consent.

Maurice Robinson, MD
HealthStar Physicians
Morristown TN 37814
1423 581 5925
1865 581 1026
Website: http://healthstartn.org/

Known to be very good in dealing with Trans patients. Requests a letter from a therapist.

Dr Laura Travers
Maryville TN
1865 681 0103

Gynaecologist who is known to be very good in dealing with Trans patients.

KnoxBoyz says: “She is a a caring doctor, very understanding of women and FTMs. Ande gives her the SOFFA seal of approval. note: she will not prescribe T but she will advise your doctor on your gyno health before and during HRT, as well as make efforts towards “medically necessary” hysterectomy. *New patient pelvic exam, without insurance, is $204. Half is required at time of visit and second half can be paid over 3 months.*”

Texas

Dr Jennifer Arnecilla
Austin Friendly Family Medicine
7600 BURNET RD STE 270
AUSTIN TX 78757-1246
1512 377 2336
Fax: 1512 323 5256

Dr Robert Darrow
One Glen Lakes
8140 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: 214-692-8660

Trans-friendly gynaecologist.

Dr April Day
Family Medical Center at Garland
601 Clara Barton Boulevard, Suite 140
Garland, TX 75042
Phone: 972-272-6561

Family doctor who will also prescribe HRT; does not require a therapist’s letter.

Anon says: “The staff and nurses in Dr. Day’s office are all great. Since I started seeing her they’ve slipped up with my name and pronouns maybe once, but generally they all call me by my chosen name (even though it’s not the name on my medical records) and treat me with the same respect and professionalism that they would any other patient.”

Dr. Carol B. Norton
Women’s Health Associates
399 W. Campbell Rd. #410 (Next to Richardson Regional Hospital)
Richardson, TX 75080
Phone: 972-238-7799

Trans-friendly gynaecologist.

Dr. Jamie Vasquez
2929 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-528-1083 / 877-254-5589
Fax: 214-528-3252
Website: http://www.Vasquezclinic.com

Provides low-cost lab work and HRT at the monthly Trans Health Night, held at the Nelson-Tebedo Clinic: 4012 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75219. Phone: 214-528-2336. Fax: 214-528-8436

Dr Ronald Wilson
Stork Associates
3323 Colorado Boulevard Suite A
Denton, TX 76210
Phone: 940-565-1100
Fax: 940-566-6571

Trans-friendly gynaecologist, performs surgeries at Denton Regional Hospital. Accepts insurance.

Utah

Dr Rixt Luikenaar
Greenwood Clinic
7495 S STATE ST
MIDVALE UT 84047
1801 213 9400

Recommended. OB/GYN, but holds a Trans clinic the last Friday of every month. Uses informed consent.

Vermont

Dr Kym Boyman
Vermont Women’s Choice
23 Mansfield Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
Website: http://vtwomenschoice.org

Has performed hysterectomies, oophorectomies, and OB/GYN services for trans men.

Dr Rachel Inker
Community Health Center Burlington
617 Riverside Ave
BURLINGTON VT 05401
(802) 864-6309
Website: http://www.chcb.org/

Dr. Inker is a GP (general practitioner) with extensive experience providing hormones and general health services to trans patients. Knowledgeable, supportive, and respectful – highly recommended.

Virginia

Fan Free Clinic
1010 N THOMPSON ST
PO Box 6477
RICHMOND VA 23230
(804) 358-8538 Medical Clinic
(804) 358-6343 Administration & Social Services
(804) 354-0702 Fax
Website: http://www.fanfreeclinic.org

Patients are seen at FFC by appointment only. To make a medical or financial screening appointment, call (804) 358-8538 between the hours of 9:00AM-12:00PM and 1:00PM-5:00PM, M-Th. New patients will be required to complete a financial screening prior to obtaining services.

Transition Your Life Clinic
Park Place Medical Centre
3415 GRANBY ST
NORFOLK VA
1757 625 6992 ext. 44
Email: tlc@accessaids.org
Website: http://accessaids.org/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74

Therapy, transition-related medical care, and prescriptions offered for free. Open Fridays 1-5 pm. Clients are seen by appointment only. Walk-ins are not allowed and a photo ID and Social Security card are required for intake.

Washington

Dr. Mark Micek
Piek Market Medical Clinic
1930 Post Alley
SEATTLE WA 98101
1206 728 4143
Website: http://www.neighborcare.org/clinics/pike-market-medical-clinic

West Virginia

Dr Pickens Gantt
830 PENNSYLVANIA AVE STE 304
CHARLESTON WV 25302
(304) 388-1515
Website: http://www.camc.org/body.cfm?id=18&action=detail&ref=410
Endocrinologist.

Dr Roger C. Toffle
1 STADIUM DR
MORGANTOWN WV
or
1322 PINEVIEW DR STE 2
MORGANTOWN WV 26505
(304) 598-3100
Website: http://www.healthgrades.com/physician/dr-roger-toffle-x7vht
Endocrinologist and surgeon. Performs hysterectomies as well as prescribing hormones.

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  • Shaun M Glaze

    I called Dr. Arnecilla Jan 2017, and she said she has no experience working with trans patients. She should be taken off of this list.