Clinic for Transgender Health

The Clinic for Transgender Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center brings together specially trained experts to provide and coordinate comprehensive care for transgender and gender-nonconforming adults. 

From physicals and health screenings to hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgeries, our team is committed to understanding your goals and needs. No matter where you are in your transition, you’ll find what you need in a welcoming and supportive environment.

Trans Buddy Program

Vanderbilt's Trans Buddy Program helps our LGBTQ patients navigate their medical care and improve their overall patient experience. 

To learn more, visit: Trans Buddy program

To request a buddy for an immediate or future appointment, call:

Meet Your Care Team

Salam H. Alkassis
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4.8

Salam H. AlkassisMD

    Acute and Reconstructive Burn Surgery, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Gender Affirmation Surgery, Migraine and Occipital Neuralgia Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Michelle K. Roach
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4.7

Michelle K. RoachMD

    Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, General Gynecology, Gynecology, Infertility, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Health, Obstetrics, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Shayne S. Taylor
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4.9

Shayne S. TaylorMD

    Adolescent LGBT Health, Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Contraception, General LGBT Health, Internal Medicine, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Health, Pediatric General Pediatrics
Amy G. Weeks
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4.6

Amy G. WeeksMD

    Adolescent and Young Adult Health, Contraception, General Gynecology, General LGBT Health, General Obstetrics, Gynecology, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Health
Julian S. Winocour
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4.8

Julian S. WinocourMD

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Health, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Microsurgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Transgender Health

Why Choose Clinic for Transgender Health at Vanderbilt

  • Gender-affirming services

    We provide primary care, hormone therapy, surgical consults and other transition-related healthcare delivered by a culturally competent and affirming team. 

  • Personalized care

    We tailor your gender-affirming care to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your options to ensure that you receive the best possible care.

  • Innovation

    Our groundbreaking Trans Buddy program provides patients with volunteer patient advocates who provide emotional support during any kind of health care visit at Vanderbilt.

  • Leader in research

    Vanderbilt specializes in innovative research. We are excited about advancing this emerging field of medicine. You will have an opportunity, if you choose, to participate in research studies designed to improve care for transgender people.

  • Recognized care

    Vanderbilt is a national leader in LGBTQ patient care, including cultural competency training, research and education. We earned a 100% rating from the Healthcare Equality Index.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

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    Gynecological surgery consultation and follow-up
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    Hormone therapy
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    Mental health screening
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    Plastic surgery consultation and follow-up
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    Primary care
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    Urologic surgery consultation and follow-up

Location

7069-B Highway 70 South
Nashville, TN 37221

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