Overview

At University of Utah Health’s Trans Health Program, we understand that every trans or gender-nonconforming person’s experience is unique. We bring together doctors and health care professionals from across the health system to offer you the highest quality care.

Your comfort matters. We provide a safe, trans-affirmative environment where patients can comfortably access the full range of health services they need. This includes primary care; surgery and hormone therapy; and mental health, counseling, and nutrition services.

Questions? Email us transgenderhealth@hsc.utah.edu.

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Primary Care, Screenings, & Hormone Therapy

Hormone therapy
 

Accessing basic, everyday health services is an important part of staying healthy. We provide a full range of health services for trans individuals, including hormone therapy, treatment for chronic diseases, and screenings for diseases like breast cancer and hepatitis.

  • Chronic disease management
  • General pediatrics
  • Hormone therapy
  • Preventive care, physical exams, wellness counseling
  • Primary care
  • Screenings for gynecologic and urologic diseases
    • Breast cancer, cervical cancer, prostate, and testicular cancer
    • Sexually transmitted infections, HIV, hepatitis

FAQs

Q: Where can I find information about the University’s non-discrimination policy or report a concern? 

A: Gender Identity and Expression is a protected class under University policies. If you feel as though you have been discriminated against, you may contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at 801-581-8365. Find more information regarding the patient grievance policy in relation to discriminatory behavior.

Q: How can I ensure I am addressed by the name I and pronoun I prefer? 

A: Our staff and providers have been trained to ask and use your chosen or preferred name as a default in most interactions. Please be sure to provide this information at the time of registration so we may enter it in your medical record. 

A: Unfortunately, we currently are not able to capture your preferred pronoun as part of your medical record. You may notify and request us to use your preferred pronoun anytime throughout your care.  

Q: Why do you need my legally assigned name and gender?

A: Your legally assigned name and gender marker are needed to ensure you receive the best medical care as well as prevent any billing and insurance issues. Once provided with legal documentation, we will gladly update your name and/or gender throughout our system. 

Q: What improvements are being made to better capture gender identity information, including that of non-binary (a)genders?

A: We are working on many improvements to better capture information for all our patients such as gender identity and pronouns.