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The Trans Health Program at University of Utah Health brings quality healthcare to trans adults and teens from all walks of life. We understand that every trans or gender-nonconforming person’s experience is unique. Our doctors will be there to give you endless support wherever your journey takes you.

Your comfort and trust matters the most to us. 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.

Health Services for Transgender Teens & Youth

Adolescent Gender Management and Support (GEMS) Services and Therapy

FAQs

Q: What services are offered for teens and youth?

A: We provide a full range of health care services for youth including puberty blockers, gender-affirming hormone therapy, behavioral health counseling, and more.

We also provide basic health services (primary care) for trans, non-binary, intersex, and gender non-conforming youth.

All care for youth is located at:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Call 801-213-3599, option 1.

We do not see trans teens and youth at our other locations.

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 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.

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