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LGBTQIA+ Services

University of Michigan Health-West is committed to providing LGBTQIA+ affirming health services where the relationship between our treatment teams and patients are built upon mutual respect, empathy, safety and understanding.

We offer a range of healthcare services, including primary care, gender-affirming care, HIV care and prevention, and behavioral health services, to help meet the unique needs of our LGBTQIA+ patients.

Primary Care Services

  • Annual wellness visits/physicals
  • Immunizations & vaccinations
  • Stigma-free HIV & STI testing, counseling & treatment
  • Prescription & management of PrEP and/or PeP
  • Treatment of acute and chronic illness
  • Referrals to affirming specialty care services
  • Connection to local resources

Transgender Specific Services

  • Trans-affirming gynecological care, including cervical cancer and pelvic exams
  • Hormone therapy (HRT) treatment planning, management & monitoring
    • May be managed by a UM Health-West Endocrinologist or your Primary Care Physician
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Referrals for gender-affirming surgeries
  • Preoperative & postoperative care for gender-affirming surgeries

Behavioral Health Services

  • Mental health evaluations
  • In-office counseling
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Referral letters for medical services (e.g. gender affirmation surgery)
  • Prescribe medication and medical management
  • Referrals to specialty services, such as psychiatric diagnostic testing, substance use treatment, etc.

*At this time, UM Health-West behavioral health services are only offered to existing UM Health-West patients. Please connect with your Primary Care Provider for a referral.

Sexual Health & HIV Services

  • Stigma-free HIV & STI testing, counseling & treatment.
  • Prescription & and management of PrEP & PeP
    • In most cases, this will be managed by your Primary Care Physician.
  • HIV management