Transgender Health Simplified: A Concise Guide to the Gynecologist
- Transgender care,
- Cross hormone therapy,
- Sexual reassignment surgery
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Most healthcare providers, gynecologists included, will encounter, care for and treat transgender patients. As such, gynecologists should be familiar with the basics of transgender care. This includes knowing how to create a trans-friendly clinic environment, knowing and adhering to screening guidelines, understanding the basics of cross hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgery. This article will review these topics, and other, that can allow the gynecologist to offer the best care to her/his transgender patients.