Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery
In 2016 BMC established the Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery. With the unified structure, patients have a single point of contact for their care needs. We are the first center in New England to provide such a comprehensive program and we are a national leader in delivery of gender affirming care.
Information about gender affirming surgeries.
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
LGBTQ Health, Medical Education, Transgender Health, Cardiovascular Health
The integration of medical and behavioral health care for the transgender community
Trauma, Sexual/Domestic Violence, Body Image and Disordered Eating, LGBTQ+ Identity and Health
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
The Center's Director
|Micha Martin, LCSW
Behavioral Health Lead
|Pam Klein, RN, MSN, ACRN
|Carl Streed, MD, MPH, FACP
Ways to Support
Private donations are essential in maintaining the level of care that our patients require and deserve. All donations are helpful in supporting project infrastructure of the Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery along with helping us develop and distribute best practice guidance for patients everywhere. Whether you are a patient, a parent, another relative, a thoughtful neighbor, a corporation, or a community organization, your contribution will greatly help BMC to continue its life-altering work.
Under “Gift Designation”, select “Direct my gift to”, choose “Other” from the dropdown box, and then write in the Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in the blank box below.
Please visit the BUMC Transgender Medicine Research Group website for information regarding ongoing clinical research on medical topics regarding transgender-identified individuals
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