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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Trans Health Services

Our services include the following:

We provide safe, high quality care for transgender, non-binary, intersex, and gender non-conforming individuals, as well as for individuals questioning their gender.

Trans Partner & Family Care

We also provide resources and care for partners and family members. We hope to help you navigate our health care system to easily get the care you need.

Hormone therapy

Primary Care, Screenings, & 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
Obstetrics

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Transgender, non-binary, intersex, and non-conforming individuals all need gynecology care. We provide gynecology and obstetrics services as part of our transgender health program. Our services range from birth control and Pap smears to fertility tests.

  • Contraception
  • Fertility
  • Hysterectomy
Mental Health

Mental Health, Social Work, & Behavioral Medicine

To stay healthy, you need to care for not just your physical health—but your emotional and mental health too. This is especially important for trans and gender non-conforming people because of stigma and bias. We offer a range of mental and behavioral health services for trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals.

  • Transitional therapy
    • Gender identity exploration
    • Social transitioning
  • General mental health
    • Anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse
  • Support groups
  • Counseling
Adolescent Medicine Transgender Clinic

Adolescent Medicine Transgender Clinic

We offer a comprehensive clinic for transgender, non-binary, intersex, and non-conforming youth, as well as for youth questioning their gender—care for physical, mental, and emotional health. Our team includes an adolescent medicine physician, pediatric endocrinology physician, psychologist, and dietitian. During a clinic visit, your child and their family will be seen by all four of our providers. Our goals are to answer questions about transition, ensure your child stays in good physical and mental health, and manage hormone suppression or hormone therapy.

  • Puberty blockers
  • Gender-affirming hormones
  • Behavioral health
  • Nutrition wellness
  • Family planning
  • Coordinated care
Surgical Gender Transition

Gender Confirmation Surgery

We bring together plastic surgeons and urologists, gynecologists, and otolaryngologists to provide you with high-quality, safe surgery for surgical gender confirmation or transition. We adhere to the World Professional Association For Transgender Health's Standards of Care in determining eligibility for surgery. We understand that each person’s path to gender transition is different, and we will work with you to discuss your needs and review your options. Often multiple surgeries are required as part of gender confirmation surgery.

  • Breast augmentation
  • Facial feminization
  • Hysterectomy and oophorectomy
  • Pre-operative consultation
  • Mastectomies
  • Metoidioplasty and phalloplasty
  • Orchiectomy
  • Tracheal cartilage shave (ENT)
Speech Language Pathology

Speech Language Pathology

We understand that for some people, how you sound when you speak with others is an important part of affirming your identity. We offer high-quality speech and language services so the voice you give to the world can match your expression of identity.

  • Voice therapy
  • Communication, verbal and non-verbal
Aesthetics

Aesthetics

How you look can be an important part of how you see yourself. We offer aesthetic and cosmetic services for trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming individuals.

  • Facial hair removal
  • Pre-operative hair removal (arm or other site)