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Transgender and Non-Binary Health Services

Routine Healthcare Needs

For routine acute and primary care health concerns, regular clinic appointments are available to transgender and non-binary patients. If students feel comfortable seeing certain providers, we encourage them to please call our front desk to indicate their preferences.

Our services include:

  • Comprehensive primary care services
  • Contraceptive treatments and counseling
  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)
  • Referrals to experts in gender-affirming hormone therapy
  • Referral to specialty consultations in gender affirming surgery, if desired

Gender-Affirming Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormones are not a part of every transition, but for those trans and non-binary students who desire them, monitoring by a specialized medical provider will ensure the hormonal regimen is safe and effective. Hormones need time to work and should be taken exactly as prescribed for you—taking more does not achieve faster results and can be dangerous. Physical changes with hormone therapy might take several years to be fully realized, and many of these changes are not reversible.

Due to recent staffing changes, Campus Health does not currently have a medical provider with specialized training in hormone replacement therapy. We are temporarily unable to offer this service on campus and will refer patients to community providers. It is a high priority for us to resume this service as soon as possible.

Considering hormone replacement therapy?

Schedule a primary care appointment with one of our providers by calling 504-862-5255 or by logging on to the Patient Portal. Your medical provider will refer you to a gender-affirming care specialist who can prescribe tailored gender-affirming hormonal treatments to suit your needs.

Already on hormone replacement therapy?

Once your hormonal regimen dosing and frequency has been established, you may schedule follow-up appointments every three months for refills and lab monitoring (if recommended) with one of our primary care providers. Schedule appointments at your convenience via the Patient Portal or call 504-862-5255.

Referrals for Other Transgender Health Needs

As part of its referral coordination service, The Health Center maintains a list of local resources tor transgender health care and wellness needs beyond HRT, such as gender-affirming surgery consultations, hair removal, voice training, social support, etc. The Health Center is not connected to and does not endorse any of the providers on the list, but the list was designed to provide a starting point for students looking for needed support and services in the New Orleans area.

Learn more about referral coordination.

Legal Name and Gender Marker Change Paperwork

The Health Center can provide current patients with documentation of their medical transition for the purposes of legal name and/or gender marker changes. Patients should learn the specific documentation required to meet their goals before making a request with Campus Health. For more information on name and gender changes, visit the National Center for Transgender Equality’s ID Documents Center.