Regional Health Services

Trans Women Health

Trans Men Health

These are general health guidelines. Below are listed more specific health services.


  • Richard Cherlin, MD
    Hormone therapy
    Los Gatos, CA
    Tel: 408-358-2663
    Alisa Health Center (General Practitioners)
    559 E. Alisal St., Salinas, CA
    Tel: 831-769-8800
    Lori Kohler, MD
    Director, Correctional Medicine Consultation Network
    Associate Clinical Professor
    Department of Family and Community Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco
    Tel: 415-476-2041 Fax: 415-476-2207  

    Charles Moser, PhD, MD
    California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
    Tel: 415-621-4369 Fax: 415-621-8134  

    Catherine Forest, MD
    UCSF Lakeshore Family Medical Center
    Tel: 415-353-9339

  • Clinics

  • Dimensions Clinic: Health Services for Queer & Questioning Youth
    3850 17th St., San Francisco, CA 94114
    Tel: 415-934-7789 or 415-934-7700 (for appointments)
    Fax: 415-558-8221
    Lyon Martin Women's Health Services
    1748 Market St., Suite 201, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Tel: 415-656-7667
    Fax: 415-252-2512

    Tom Waddell Health Center
    50 Ivy St. (Lech Walesea St.), San Francisco, CA 94102
    Tel: 415-355-7400

  • Sperm/ Egg Banks

  • California Cryobank Inc. (sperm and egg bank)
    1019 Gayley Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024
    Tel: 800-231-3373 or 310-443-5244
    Fax: 301-443-5258

    CryoChoice (sperm bank)
    Tel: 800-619-7869 (Toll Free)

    Pacific Reproductive Services (sperm bank)
    444 DeHaro St., Ste. 222, San Francisco, CA 94107
    Phone: 888-469-5800 or 415-487-2288
    Fax: 415-863-4358

    Rainbow Flag Health Services and Sperm Bank (sperm bank)
    Alameda, CA
    Phone: 510-521-7737
    Sperm Bank of California (sperm bank)
    2115 Milvia Street #201
    Tel: 510-841-1858

    The Fertility and Gynecology Center (egg bank)
    9833 Blue Larkspur Ln., Monterey, CA 93940
    Tel: 877-733-4483

    Zygen Laboratory (sperm bank)
    18425 Burbank Blvd., Ste. 411, Tarzana, CA 91356
    Phone: 800-255-7242 or 818-705-3600
    Fax: 818-705-3640

  • MTF Only Surgeons

  • Marci L. Bowers, MD (As seen in TransGeneration)
    San Mateo Surgery Center
    Phone: 719-846-6300 Fax: 719-846-9500

    Eugene Kaplan, MD
    120 La Casa Viaduct, Suite 20, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
    Tel: 925-979-9969 Fax: 925-979-9979
    Andrew Epstein, MD
    Urologist providing orchiectomy procedures (NOT FULL MTF)
    795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA, 94301
    Tel: 650-853-2988

  • FTM Only Surgeons

  • Michael Brownstein, MD
    1001 Mariposa St., Suite 101, San Francisco, CA 94107
    Tel: 877-255-2081 (toll free) or 415-625-3230

  • Facial Feminization Surgeons

  • Michael Brownstein, MD
    1001 Mariposa St., Suite 101, San Francisco, CA 94107
    Tel: 877-255-2081 (toll free) or 415-625-3230

  • Psychological Counseling

  • Counseling and Therapy Services (CATS)
    CATS is a program of Community Human Services in collaboration with John XXIII AIDS Ministry and Monterey County AIDS Project. They provide free, confidential counseling (English or Spanish) to improve mental or emotional health. Our LGBT-affirmative staff, including an LGBT-identified psychotherapist, provide a safe and supportive space in which LGBT and/or HIV+ individuals and their families can receive counseling. Potential counseling issues include gender identity and intersexuality. Services are available in Salinas and Seaside by appointment.
    Phone: 831-757-7915 (appointments) or 831-442-3959 (information)
    Monterey, CA

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