Care of transgender patients requires providers to be aware of issues specific to this population. A multidisciplinary approach is essential for a safe and effective transition. This symposium addresses the counseling, hormone treatment as well as surgical options available to transgender patients.
The symposium’s objectives:
Identify guidelines for establishing care of transgender patients
Identify special considerations for health screening for transgender patients
Identify options for transition with medical and surgical interventions
7:30 - 8:00 AM
Introduction and Case Discussions
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Loren S. Schechter, MD - "Surgical Aspects of Transgender Care"
Board Certified plastic surgeon specializing in
Gender Confirmation Surgery
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Pat Connors, MA, LMFT, LCSW - Mental Health Care
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Jessica Francis, MD and Raj Narayan, MD - Hormone Therapy