VIVID Health promotes physical, mental and spiritual well-being for adults of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Our team offers inclusive and compassionate health care and support for the adult LGBTQ community. Our goal: a safe, welcoming place to find resources to live a life that’s healthy and fulfilling.
Meet Your Care Team
- Acute and Reconstructive Burn Surgery, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Migraine and Occipital Neuralgia Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Hayden L. ShaferMD
- Family Medicine, HIV Prevention, Including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care
Christopher P. TerndrupMD
- HIV Prevention, Including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Why Choose VIVID Health at Vanderbilt
- Gender-affirming services
We provide primary care, hormone therapy, surgical consults and other transition-related health care for adults, delivered by a culturally competent and affirming team.
- Recognized care
Vanderbilt is a national leader in LGBTQ adult patient care, including cultural competency training, research and education. We earned a 100% rating from the Healthcare Equality Index.
- Personalized care
We tailor your treatment plan to meet your needs for cultural competency, affirmation of who you are and understanding you and your family. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure that you receive the best possible care.
- Spiritual and holistic care
Our care team includes a chaplain and social worker to help support you through your health care journey.
Our Program for LGBTQ Health offers the groundbreaking Trans Buddy Program. This program provides adult 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 LGBTQ patients.
- Training and accreditation
Vanderbilt's Program for LGBTQ Health offers a unique training program to support a network of doctors across the medical center prepared to care for adult LGBTQ patients.
Related Programs and Clinics
Vanderbilt LGBTQ Resources
Vanderbilt's Program for LGBTQ Health is an innovative effort to improve care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals. We help patients navigate Vanderbilt Health's services, connecting them with LGBTQ-competent providers and resources. Our groundbreaking Trans Buddy program provides patients with volunteer patient advocates who provide emotional support during any kind of health care visit at Vanderbilt.