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Transgender Health Services

We provide affirming, comprehensive healthcare for adult transgender patients. 

To help make your healthcare experience as positive as possible, we've committed to:

  • Listening and responding to your needs
  • Removing barriers to your care
  • Treating you with dignity and respect
  • Making your well-being our top priority

UVA providers follow the standards of care produced by the American College of Endocrinology. We've earned recognition from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for our support of LGBTQ patients.

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Transgender Health Clinic

Find trans-friendly doctors providing hormone therapy, urological care, primary healthcare. Legal and wellness support also offered.

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Transgender Support: Navigating the Experience

UVA Health strongly supports the LGBTQ community and continues to provide gender-affirming care, services, and support for patients going through gender transition. UVA Health doesn't discriminate, exclude, or treat differently patients or visitors based on their race, age, color, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression. 

UVA Health is a community of healing, compassion, inclusion, and respect for all. Discrimination and prejudice have no place here. See our non-discrimination policy.

Find Local Transgender Support

From our family medicine and mental health providers, you can access:

  • Family education and support
  • Guidance on name and gender-marker changes on legal documents
  • Financial advice about uncovered medical treatment
  • A list of therapists who can write letters recommending hormone therapy
  • Information about using and obtaining prosthetics, binders, other elements of gender expression
  • A review of possible medical and surgical treatments and surgical referrals

Specialties in Transgender Care

Watch this overview of the transgender health options available.

Care for Your Whole Person: Trans-Friendly Care at UVA

Mental & Physical Wellness

Access healthcare that addresses your whole being in a safe, caring environment. Visit select family medicine and psychiatry specialists for:

  • Chronic health conditions, screenings, vaccinations, physicals, minor illness and injury
  • Depression, anxiety, stress and other mental health issues

We can help connect you to services outside of the health system, like long-term, trans-affirming therapists.

    Hormone Therapy

    Our endocrinologists provide hormone prescriptions and management for:

    • Pubertal suppression therapy (for adolescents)
    • Gender-affirming therapy 
    • Menstrual suppression therapy

    Comprehensive Care

    You can also directly access transgender-specific services in dermatology, gynecology, plastic surgeryurology and speech therapy.

    Gender-Affirming Surgery

    We have plastic surgeons and urologists experienced in providing these procedures:

    • Transgender mastectomy 
    • Chest reconstruction
    • Breast implants, breast construction and augmentation
    • Facial implants (chin and cheek)
    • Facial injectables (facial fillers)
    • Testicle removal (orchiectomy)
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    Support for Youth & Young Adults

    Along with basic primary care, we provide therapy, family education, puberty blockers, more.

    See Youth Transgender Services