UH LGBTQ and Gender Care Clinic Offers a Wide Range of Primary Care Services
University Hospitals offers a health clinic for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual patients in the greater Cleveland area. One of the clinic’s missions is to enhance the well-being of LGBTQIA+ patients through services that promote physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being.
For more information about the services we offer or to schedule an appointment at the Gender Care Clinic, call 216-286-LGBT (5428).
Primary, Preventive and Prophylactic Care for LGBTQIA+ Adults and Children
The gender and sexual diversity clinic at UH provides a welcoming, open and affirming primary care home for patients and their loved ones. Clinical services offered include:
- Primary care for children, adolescents and adults, including a drop-in clinic
- Preventive exams including mammograms, prostate screenings, Pap tests and vaccinations including HPV (human papilloma virus)
- Comprehensive transgender and gender nonconforming care
- Sexually transmitted infections/HIV screenings and treatment
- Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) – the use of antiviral drugs as a strategy for HIV/AIDS prevention
- Chronic disease management (heart disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes)
- Integrative medicine consults
- Counseling and treatment referrals for substance abuse and addiction
- Depression screenings and access to behavioral health services
Within the program, a dedicated navigator is available to help patients identify the UH provider with the specialized training needed to provide them with the optimal care they need. Telehealth options are also available to further improve access to this innovative care.