The Gender Health Clinic at UAB Medicine provides gender-affirming care. This highly specialized program is staffed by a team of compassionate physicians, nurses, and advanced practice providers (APPs) and offers a range of services that includes:
- Hormone therapy
- Voice therapy
- Psychological evaluation and management
- Management of common medical conditions
- Top and bottom surgery, including breast reconstruction, vaginoplasty, metoidioplasty, and phalloplasty
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 205-975-2737.
Our program offers a unique comprehensive approach to both the medical and surgical management of gender health and features specialists in endocrinology, urology, plastic surgery, psychology, infectious disease, internal medicine, and voice therapy.
As one of the nation’s largest and most advanced academic medical centers, UAB Medicine offers comprehensive health services. As a public entity, UAB Medicine exists to serve all people and is committed to providing quality health care and compassionate service to every patient, every time, regardless of their individual differences or circumstances. Our academic medical center attracts patients from across the world who represent many cultures, religions, lifestyles, and economic backgrounds, so diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of the atmosphere we strive to maintain. To learn more about UAB’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit uab.edu/dei/alliance.
Brianna Patterson, Clinic Coordinator
As a transgender woman, UAB Medicine Gender Health Clinic Coordinator Brianna Patterson works with patients to improve their health outcomes, increase their connections with providers, and reduce or eliminate barriers to care that transgender and gender non-binary people face.