Health Services (By Region)

Capital Region Health Services

Albany Massage
Albany: 130 Everett Road
(518) 915-1788
Albany Massage is an alternative medicine clinic, providing the Capital Region with the latest clinically proven therapies.

Albany Massage Therapy Associates
Albany: 1096 Madison Avenue
(518) 689-2180

Sharon Alger-Mayer, MD (Clinical Nutrition)
Albany: AMC Clinical Nutrition Group, 25 Hackett Blvd. MC 23, 3rd Floor
(518) 262-5299
Focuses on clinical nutrition, including issues such as anorexia, bulimia, eating disorders, and obesity. Is reputed to be transgender friendly, according to's list of doctors.

Dr. Stefanie L. Allison, DO
Saratoga Obstetrics/Gynecology Associates
Saratoga: 7 Wells St., Ste 103
(518) 587-1553

Back in Balance Therapeutic Massage
Clifton Park: 1427 Route 9
(518) 371-6332

Balance Massage Studio
Delmar: 318 Delaware Ave, Suite 25
(518) 475-9999

Angela R. Bornn, LPN (Private Duty Nurse)
Home: (518) 377-1708
Cell: (631) 682-0085

Bruce Clarkson-Hendrix, LMT
Clifton Park: 632 Plank Road Ste 201
(518) 383-8311

Capital District Ambulance Service
Albany: 89 West Street
(518) 434-4444

Caregiver Connection
Albany: 20 Rensselaer St
(518) 465-1398
Hotline: (518) 465-1903
Provides counseling, home delivered meals, transportation, day care, support.

Erik Cohen, MD (Endocrinologist)
The Endocrine Group
Albany: 1365 Washington Ave, Suite 300
(518) 489-4704 ext. 176

Jill Faustel, LMT
Albany: 127 N Allen Street

Healing Path Massage
Schenectady: 670 Franklin Street
(518) 374-8654

Clarence Lu, The Acupuncture Office
Latham: 15-B Century Hill Drive
(518) 785-8999

Natural Balance & Wellbeing: Lisa C. Kay
Albany: 6 Wolfert Ave

Lark Massage: Chris Davis, LMT
Albany: 225 Lark Street
(518) 253-6720
Provides therapeutic, Swedish, deep tissue, and hot stone massages.

Matthew Leinung, MD (Endocrinologist)
Albany Medical Center Endocrinology Group
Albany: 25 Hackett Boulevard, MC 141
(518) 262-5185
Requires therapeutic recommendation by a licensed mental health counselor.

Melinda Person: Holistic Health Counselor
Albany: 352 State Street, Unit 3C
(607) 592-3950

Sharon L. Price, Massage Therapist
Albany: 1529 Western Ave
(518) 522-4782

Rainbow Access Initiative, Inc.1
Niskayuna: P.O. Box 9144
(518) 227-4880
Rainbow Access Initiative, Inc. (RAI) is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to increase the accessibility of health and human services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community and their families, with particular emphasis on underserved populations. RAI offers trainings and programs for professionals in the Health and Human Services fields and for LGBTQ-identified individuals.

Donna Reynolds (Acupuncture, Craniosacral Therapy)
Delmar: 278 Delaware Avenue
(518) 478-9217

Jeffrey Rockmore, M.D. (Plastic Surgery)
Albany: 1365 Washington Ave
(518) 438-0505
Albany plastic surgeon who performs facial rejuvenation, breast enhancement, body contouring, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Has been recommended for respect and proficiency in performing FTM reconstructive chest surgeries.

Stephen F. Sipperly, DO
Family Medicine Physician
Albany: 100 Great Oaks Blvd., Suite 105
(518) 869-8007

Kathleen Stewart-Meissner, LMT
Alternative Medicine.
Rensselaer: 516 Washington Ave
(518) 342-0798

Synergy Acupuncture Physical Medicine: Timothy Rhudy
Albany: 1529 Western Ave
(518) 369-6175

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood12
Albany: 855 Central Ave; (518) 434-5678
Hudson: 190 Fairview Ave; (518) 828-4675
Troy: Hendrick Hudson Building, 200 Broadway; (518) 274-5640
Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood is a community-based non-profit organization providing advocacy, education and reproductive health care services in the Capital Region in New York State since 1934. Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood has three health centers and serve communities in Albany, Columbia, Greene, and Rensselaer Counties.

Jay Watsky
The Endocrine Group
Albany: 1365 Washington Ave.Suite 300
(518) 489-4704

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Services - Albany Health Center12
Albany: 920 Lark Drive; (518) 465-4771
Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Services is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit community health center dedicated to providing affordable, accessible, high-quality, innovative medical, dental, and addictions services, regardless of income or insurance status. Services provided include HIV Primary Care, Specialty Medicine, a family dentistry, alcoholism and methadone treatment services, and a number of support services.

Central New York Health Services

Broome County Prevention Point - Syringe Exchange Program1
Johnson City: 122 Baldwin Street
Hotline: (800) 333-0892

Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes1
Ithaca: 612 W. State Street
Office phone: (607) 277-0960
Helpline: (607) 277-9410
The Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes (CRCFL) strives to be a client-based center, providing support groups, financial counseling and advocacy, one-on-one information and support, wellness programs, free help from volunteers with everyday life difficulties, and other services. Listed as LGBT Friendly by the Ithaca LGBT Task Force Directory (

Dr. Lisa Freedman – GYN
5800 Heritage Landing Drive
East Syracuse NY 13057
(315) 471-6442

Amy Freeth, MD (Endocrinologist)1
Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown: 1 Atwell Road
(607) 547-3300
Recommended by SUNY College at Oneonta Transgender Resource Guide.
Dr. Freeth works at the Bassett Healthcare Center, which allows patients to apply for financial assistance for medical services.

Rachel Hopkins, M.D. (Endocrinology)1
Syracuse: Upstate University Hospital, Joslin Diabetes Center - 3229 Genesee St.
(315) 464-5726
Provides hormonal treatment for transgender individuals.
Upstate University includes in its mission statement that it aims to help those who are unable to pay for medical services; the university has a financial resource center to help those without financial resources to afford medical care from Upstate University.

Joseph M Hughes, MD (Endocrinologist)1
Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown: 1 Atwell Road, (607) 547-3300
Cobleskill: 178 Grandview Drive, (518) 254-3317
Norwich: 55 Cavalry Drive, (607) 336-6362
Recommended by SUNY College at Oneonta Transgender Resource Guide.

Dr. Harold Husovsky – Internal Medicine1
University Internists
50 Harrison Center, Suite 200
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 464-652
Upstate University includes in its mission statement that it aims to help those who are unable to pay for medical services; the university has a financial resource center to help those without financial resources to afford medical care from Upstate University.

Kevin Maguire, M.D., F.A.C.S.1
Cooperstown: 1 Atwell Road (Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital)
(607) 547-3456
Dr. Maguire performs breast augmentation services, and has been recommended as a transgender friendly and knowledgeable service provider.

Out for Health (Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes)1
Office: Ithaca - 111 East Seneca Street; (607) 216-0021
Health Centers:
Corning: 135 Walnut Street; (607) 962-4686
Elmira: 755 E. Church Street; (607) 734-3313
Hornell: 174 Main Street; (607) 324-1124
Ithaca: 314 W. State Street; (607) 273-1513
Watkins Glen: 106 W Fourth Street; (607) 535-0030
Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes' LGBT Health and Wellness Project, Out for Health, provides outreach, education, and information to LGBT people, their health care providers, and the community at large about the importance of inclusive, welcoming, and respectful health care for LGBT people. Out for Health provides a number of sexual and reproductive services at their five health centers in the Finger Lakes region (Corning, Elmira, Hornell, Ithaca, and Watkins Glen).

Planned Parenthood: Oneida Health Center1 3
Oneida: 603 Seneca Street, Suite 5
(315) 363-3950
Planned Parenthood's Oneida Health Center offers LGBT Services, HIV Testing, birth control, STD testing, treatment and vaccines, among a number of other services.

Planned Parenthood of the Rochester/Syracuse Region1
Syracuse: 1120 East Genesee Street
(315) 475-5540
Planned Parenthood of the Rochester/Syracuse Region (PPRSR) protects and supports every person¿s right to make voluntary, informed decisions about sexuality and reproduction in order to lead a healthy and fulfilling life. PPRSR strives to be the most trusted and reliable source for service and information regarding sexuality and reproductive health.

Jessica C. Rockwell, MD (Endocrinology)1
Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown: 1 Atwell Road
(607) 547-3100
Recommended by SUNY College of Oneonta Transgender Resource Guide.

Seven Valleys Health Coalition (SVHC)1
Cortland: 10 Kennedy Parkway
(607) 756-4198
The Seven Valleys Health Coalition, Inc. (SVHC) is a coalition of providers and interested individuals who play an active role in promoting effective, efficient and accessible health and human services to constituents in the service area, which includes all of Cortland County and portions of Onondaga, Madison, Tompkins and Cayuga Counties that are not covered by another rural health network. The goals of SVHC are to identify unmet needs in these areas and develop plans to meet those needs; to create an integrated health and human service delivery system that assures entry and avoids unnecessary duplication of services; to coordinate efforts to provide needed programs; to investigate and generate financial resources such as grants, gifts, and dues; and to develop formal linkages between providers through management or participation agreements.

Tompkins County Prevention Point - Syringe Exchange Program1
Ithaca: 501 South Meadow Street
Hotline: (888) 206 - 2870

Transgender Health Services Network of Central New York
The Transgender Health Services Network of Central New York aims to provide a network of professional resources in the Central New York region, allowing transgender persons options for care locally. The team presently consists of an internist, pediatrician, pharmacist/FTM advisor, psychotherapists, and a voice therapist.

Ithaca Cayuga Optical: Dr. Alexander Wood (OD)
Ithaca: 134 The Commons
(607) 273-4231
The staff at Ithaca Cayuga Optical are reportedly wonderful. Dr. Wood himself is a gay man, and active in the LGBT community. They are a transgender welcoming facility.

Carolyn Wolf-Gould, M.D. (Family Medicine)
Oneonta: 1 Fox Care Dr, Ste. 103
(607) 431-5757
Dr. Wolf-Gould is a family physician who also has a practice in transgender health. She prescribes cross sex hormones and offers primary care for trans clients. She is only accepting new transgender patients at this time so please identify self as trans to the office staff when calling for an appointment, or contact Dr. Wolf-Gould directly via e-mail.

Hudson Valley Health Services

Aspen Healing Center
New Rochelle: 6 Aspen Road
(914) 235-1971
Total wellness for the whole mind, body, and soul. Recommended by the LOFT LGBT Business Directory.

Phyllis Bloom, L.Ac (Acupuncturist)
Woodstock: 2568 Route 212
(845) 657-2710
Recommended as LGBTQ-friendly by Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center. Additional office in NYC.

Dr. Emily Bobson, DC (Chiropractor)1
Woodstock/Saugerties: 18 Fred Short Dr
Red Hook: 17 Glen Bond Dr
(845) 901-4035
(845) 679-6210
Recommended as LGBTQ-friendly by Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center. Dr. Bobson is a participating practitioner in a monthly community clinic that offers holistic healthcare to all, regardless of socioeconomic status or ability to pay, through Health Care is a Human Right.

John V. Bosso, MD (Allergy/Immunology)
Allergy and Asthma Consultants of Rockland & Bergen
West Nyack: 2 Crosfield Avenue, Suite 406
(845) 353-9600
Focuses on asthma and allergies; recommended as LGBTQ-Friendly by the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center.

Haverstraw Pediatrics
Haverstraw: 48 New Main Street
(845) 429-3382
Pediatric clinic, recommended as LGBTQ-friendly by The LOFT Business Directory.

Intuitive Touch Massage and Healing Arts: Sarah Baker, LMT
(914) 414-8000 (text)
Port Chester: 361 Putnam Avenue
Massage therapy, recommended as LGBTQ-friendly by the LOFT LGBT Business Directory.

John Lichtenstein, MD (Holistic Medicine)23
Kerhonkson: 6743 Route 209
(845) 626-5500
Services include Acupuncture Clinic, Family Practice, Addictive Medicine , Suboxone Detox, Pediatrics, Supervised Medical Weight Loss, Doctor , Holistic Medicine, Drug Abuse Consultant, Detox. Recommended as LGBTQ-Friendly by Hudson-Valley LGBTQ Center.

Mid-Hudson Valley Planned Parenthood12
Goshen: 7 Coates Drive, Suite 4; (845) 294-8831
Kingston: 169 Washington Ave; (845) 338-0840
Middletown: 40 Grove Street; (845) 343-4432
Monticello: 14 Prince Street; (845) 794-3704
Newburgh: 136 Lake Street; (845) 562-7800
Poughkeepsie: 17 Noxon Street; (845) 471-1540
The Mid-Hudson Valley Planned Parenthood has six medical centers in the mid-Hudson Valley area, providing a number of services throughout the region, including preventative (pregnancy prevention, STI/STD prevention, prevention of cancer and other illnesses) services, education and outreach, and advocacy and fundraising for comprehensive reproductive health care.

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood12
Albany: 855 Central Ave; (518) 434-5678
Hudson: 190 Fairview Ave; (518) 828-4675
Troy: Hendrick Hudson Building, 200 Broadway; (518) 274-5640
Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood is a community-based non-profit organization providing advocacy, education and reproductive health care services in the Capital Region in New York State since 1934. Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood has three health centers and serve communities in Albany, Columbia, Greene, and Rensselaer Counties.

Mark Rabinowitz, DC (Chiropractor)
Kingston: 223 Hurley Ave
(845) 338-3888
Recommended as LGBTQ friendly by the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center.

Paul Saladino, MD (Internal Medicine & Addiction Medicine)
Cross Valley Health & Medicine
Newburgh: 407 Gidney Avenue, Suite B
(845) 561-7075
Dr. Saladino's practice, Cross Valley Health & Medicine, offers general primary care, HIV-related primary care, general gynecology & women's health, sexual and STD counseling, diagnosis and treatment, and addiction medicine. Recommended by Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center and as LGBTQ-friendly physician.

Lauren Vigna, MD (General and Family Practitoner)
FirstCare Medical Center
222 Route 299, Highland, NY 12528

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Services - Troy Health Center12
Troy: 6-102nd Street; (518) 833-6900
Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Services is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit community health center dedicated to providing affordable, accessible, high-quality, innovative medical, dental, and addictions services, regardless of income or insurance status. Services provided include HIV Primary Care, Specialty Medicine, a family dentistry, alcoholism and methodone treatment services, and a number of support services.

Long Island Health Services

Age Focus Medical: Juan J. Gargiulo, MD
Southhampton: 365 Country Road 39A, Suite 10
(631) 243-3628
As the Medical Director of AgeFocus, Dr. Juan Gargiulo devotes his practice to preventive medicine, hormone replacement therapy, and customized nutrition and fitness programs serving the greater NY tri-state area.

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) - Family Wellness Center13
Main Office - Bethpage: 191 Bethpage-Sweet Hollow Road, (516) 870-1600
Family Wellness & Community Service - Hauppauge: 120 Plant Ave, (631) 273-1300
Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) is a large not-for-profit headquartered in Bethpage, NY but whose services reach areas from East Hampton to Queens. FREE offers residential, mental health, general health services, employment, and other general support services to people with intellectual disabilities, mental illness, and traumatic brain injury. Staff are regularly trained in LGBT issues, and some staff identify as trans. FREE also has a an LGBT advocacy group (Free to Be) that meets on a monthly basis, which includes LGBT clients and staff.
Family Wellness Center provides full health and mental health services in a community-based outpatient healthcare setting.

Island Care Pharmacy: John F. Civitello, RN1
Melville: 1860 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 700
(516) 822-6300
HIV/HCV/Oncology, Specialty pharmacy

Long Island Lesbian Cancer Initiative (LILCI)
The Long Island Lesbian Cancer Initiative (LILCI) provides culturally competent health services for lesbian, bi, queer women and transgender individuals, with a focus on cancer-specific services. LILCI achieves its goals through education, advocacy, research, and services (specifically, retreats, a peer network, legal services, and re/search referrals).

New York City Health Services

APICHA Community Health Center124
Manhattan: 400 Broadway
(212) 334-6029
APICHA Community Health Center delivers affordable health care and support services focused on individuals identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT), people living with HIV/AIDS, Asian & Pacific Islanders and other people of color. Services provided are primary care, HIV specialty care, sexual health services, as well as prevention, health education and behavioral health programs.
The APICHA Trans* Health Clinic is a dynamic and growing center for primary trans* health care.The clinic provides blood work review (first and second visits) and assistance with general health and mental health in starting or restarting hormones. Other support exists for insurance applications, entitlement applications, referrals for trans-specific care, health and wellness plans, connecting with other trans* people, coming out, surgery information, and groups. The clinic is open to all members of the trans* community, even though APICHA has an historic emphasis on Asian and Pacific Islanders and communities of color. Services are provided on a low cost/sliding fee scale, with most private insurances accepted, as well as ADAP and Medicaid, Amex, MC and Visa accepted.

Phyllis Bloom, L.Ac (Acupuncturist)
New York: 119 West 23rd Street, Ste 701
(212) 967-1393
Recommended as LGBTQ-friendly by Hudson Valley LGBTQ center. Additional office in Woodstock, NY.

Broadway Family Care Center1
Red Hook: 7385 South Broadway
(845) 758-0920
General family practitioner, recommended as being trans-friendly (especially for FTM's) by list of doctors at Financial aid is available for those who are qualified at Columbia Memorial programs.

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center12
Manhattan: 356 W. 18th St.
(212) 271-7200
Adolescent, adult, and senior primary medical care with emphasis on LGBT Health and Wellness and HIV Primary Care. Hormone treatment, Transgender Sexual Health Clinic, trans-affirmative gynecology, Alternative Insemination program, STI screenings and HIV testing and counseling, dentistry, short-term mental health care, and case management.

CK Life Trans Clinic—Bronx Lebanon
(347) 881-7005
Bronx: 1067 Ogden Avenue
Offers Primary Care, HIV Care, Hormone Therapy, Trans-Affirmative GYN, STI screenings and HIV counseling/Testing, short term mental health counseling and referrals. Additionally offers assistance in accessing transition related surgeries.

Community Health Network1
General: (866) 246-8259
Bronx: 975 Westchester Ave.
(718) 320-4466
Queens: 90-04 161st Street, Jamaica
(718) 523-2123
Adult and senior primary health care, HIV Care, mental health services, gynecology, STI screening and HIV testing and counseling, podiatry, and dentistry. Services for teens. Health Centers, offices, and mobile units in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. Transgender Health Care program at Bronx and Queens locations.

The HEAT Program: Heath and Education Alternatives for Teens14
Brooklyn: 760 Parkside Ave, Room 308
(718) 467-4446
HEAT is the only comprehensive care program of its kind that provides age and developmentally appropriate, culturally competent care for heterosexual, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth who are living with or at very high risk for HIV/AIDS. The program is in a youth-friendly, discrete and easily accessible venue at the Center for Healthcare Services at Bedford-Stuyvesant. The HEAT Program operates a "one-stop" full service clinic, offering a full range of medical, mental health and supportive services that are tailored to meet the special health care needs of young people.

Housing Works1
Many Locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn
(877) 296-9264
Services for low-income people who are HIV+, including: Medical, Dental, and Mental Health care; COBRA Case Management; ADHC; Emergency assistance and referrals; substance use counseling; Legal Services, Transgender Services, Transcend (Transgender Support Group), and Transgender Transitional Housing Program.

National LGBT Cancer Network (Based in New York City)
New York: 136 W 16 St. #1E
(212) 675-2633
The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer and those at risk by educating the LGBT community about our increased cancer risks and the importance of screening and early detection; training health care providers to offer more culturally-competent, safe and welcoming care; and advocating for LGBT survivors in mainstream cancer organizations, the media and research.

Persist Health Project1
(718) 635-1791
Persist Health Project is a New York City-based community health partnership, made up of health educators, social workers, nurse practitioners and human rights advocates, all of whom have either current or former experience in the sex trade or are our committed allies. It is founded on a belief that when we take control of our health and wellness together through education and health care, it is an act of empowerment and a tool for positive change. Form to schedule an appointment can be found on the website. Trans-friendly (listed on directory of organizations through Trans Justice Funding Panel).

Ryan Network1
Upper West Side: 110 W 97th St., Manhattan
(212) 749-1820
Midtown West: 645 10th Ave., Manhattan
(212) 265-4500
Lower East Side: 279 E 3rd St., Manhattan
(212) 477-8500
Family primary health care (Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric), HIV Primary Care, Dental Care, Optometry, Allergy, Dermatology, Neurology, Nutrition, Podiatry, Prenatal care, Sexual and Reproductive Health Care, Sonograms, Urology, Case Management, and Mental Health services.

Sidney Hillman and Phillips Family Practice Institute for Family Health1
Manhattan: 16 East 16th St.
(212) 206-5200
Adult and senior primary care, HIV primary care, diabetes care, STI testing and treatment and HIV testing and counseling, sexual and reproductive health care, mental health and case management.

Third Root Community Health Center1
Brooklyn: 380 Marlborough Road
(718) 940-9343
Third Root Community Health Center aims to provide accessible, empowering, and collaborative holistic health care for everyone, in acknowledgement of living realities and histories of the communities that many clients may come from. Third Root provides community acupuncture, health education workshops, an herbal education program & herbal and nutritional consultations, massage, private acupuncture, and yoga classes and private sessions.

Village Care
Manhattan: 121A West 20th St.
(212) 337-9290
Adult and senior primary care and HIV primary care, AIDS day treatment, Adult Day Health Center, treatment adherence, community services for seniors, community case management, residential care: skilled nursing and independent living for older adults.

North Country Health Services

Planned Parenthood of North County, New York1
Plattsburgh: 66 Brinkerhoff Street; (518) 561-4430
Malone: 246 West Main Street, Suite 1; (518) 483-7150
Saranac Lake: 41 St. Bernard Street; (518) 891-0046
Watertown: 160 Stone Street; (315) 788-8065
Lowille: 7398 Turin Road; (315) 376-2240
Canton: 9 Miner Street; (315) 386-8821
Odgensburg: 419 Ford Street; (315) 393-6544
Planned Parenthood’s seven health care centers in the North Country provide reproductive health care services. Since 1967, it has been providing reality-based sexuality education, the highest standard of reproductive health care, and pro-choice advocacy to promote individual freedom of choice. PPNNY is prepared to serve any North Country resident, regardless of age, gender, ability, religion, ethnicity, sexual-orientation or ability to pay.

Western New York Health Services

Adolescent Transgender Healthcare Team at Golisano's Children's Hospital
Rochester: 601 Elmwood Avenue
(585) 275-2964
The Division of Adolescent Medicine at Golisano Children’s Hospital has formed a team of specialists to help young people through the process of considering a different gender identity. The team, which currently consists of adolescent medicine specialists and pediatric endocrinologists, and will eventually encompass mental health professionals and social workers, can provide the social, emotional and medical care young people need as they move through adolescence – and transition to life as a new gender, if they choose.

Diane Ahlman, M.D.
Rochester: 2561 Lac De Ville, Suite 202
(585) 244-7330
Dr. Alhman is a transgender friendly and knowledgeable internist at Artemis Health. Options available for patients without insurance.

Ahmed Aitezaz, M.D.
Rochester: 890 Westfall Road
(585) 256-2030
Specializing in internal medicine and Rheumatology. Lifetime Healthcare Folsom Health Center; transgender friendly. Options available for patients without insurance.

Jeffrey Alberts, M.D.
Rochester: 1081 Long Pond Road, Suite 240
(585) 225-2600
Adolescent and young adult health care specialist, provides care in a comfortable environment; Recommended as transgender knowledgeable and welcoming provider.

Lon Baratz, M.D.
Rochester: 995 Senator Keating Blvd, Suite 3100
(585) 473-1750
Internal medicine professional, associated with Park Ridge Hospital. Dr. Baratz has been recommended as a trangender friendly and knowledgeable doctor. Speaks Spanish and Ukranian.

Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester1
Rochester: 840 University Avenue
(585) 473-8177
The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester’s mission is to provide support to those touched by a diagnosis of breast cancer, to make access to information and care a priority through education and advocacy, and to empower women and men to participate fully in decisions relating to breast cancer. Recommended for transgender health by the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley (GAGV,

Jean Cange, M.D.
Lockport: 5870 Snyder Drive
(716) 433-8751
Transgender welcoming and knowledgeable family practice physician.

Paresh Dandona, M.D. (Endocrinologist)
Buffalo: 3 Gates Circle
(716) 626-7970
Works at Diabetes and Endocrinology Center of Western New York; transgender friendly and knowledgeable.

Scott Darling, M.D.
Buffalo: 1491 Sheridan Drive
(716) 332-4476
Transgender friendly and knowledgeable family practice physician.

Richard Edwards, M.D.
Batavia: 215 Summit Street
(585) 344-4700
Transgender welcoming and knowledgeable gynecologist.

Karen Emerson (RN, FNP)
Rochester: 777 S. Clinton Ave
(585) 279-4600
Transgender friendly and knowledgeable nurse practitioner at Highland Family Medicine.

Sharon J. Glezen, M.D. (Internal Medicine)
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester: 500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd, Box 270617
(585) 275-2662
LGBT-friendly and knowledgeable internal medicine physician. (Dr. Glezen's practice is limited to staff, faculty, and students at the University of Rochester.)

Golden Angel (Alternative Treatments)
Rochester; (585) 330-8655
Carol Zogby, owner and operator the Golden Angel, is a sought out psychic medium, and Angel Therapy practitioner, with certification by Angel University and Level 2 Reiki treatment and attunement. Listed as LGBT-friendly by Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley directory of spiritual resources.

Hayden Goltz, M.D - Spectrum Internal Medicine
Webster: 1130 Crosspointe Lane, Suite 8
LGBT-Friendly and knowledgeable primary care physician at Spectrum Internal Medicine.

Jeffrey Gusenoff, M.D (Plastic Surgery)
Rochester: 601 Elmwood Ave.
(585) 275-1000
With special interests including post weight loss plastic surgery combined with lifestyle and nutritional counseling to maintain weight loss, Dr. Gusenoff also collaborates with Highland Hospital bariatric physicians to provide safe and effective surgical options that meet each patient's goals and expectations. Gusenoff has been recommended for his knowledge and positive attitude around transgender issues, his breast augmentation surgery and his respectful staff.

Highland Family Medicine of Highland Hospital
Rochester: 777 S. Clinton Ave
(585) 279-48000
The physicians at Highland Family Medicine aim to treat every member of the family at every stage of life. Aiming to be personal, respectful, accessible, inclusive, forward-looking, and committed, this practice has been recommended ( as trans-friendly and knowledgeable.

Clifford Hurley, M.D.
Rochester: 2211 Lyell Ave, #104
(585) 426-0350
Dr. Clifford Hurley takes a holistic approach to health, focusing on wellness, mental health, and general health care. Services provided include pap smears for FTM's. Hurley's family practice is transgender friendly, has friendly and caring nurses and staff, and is accepting new patients.

Howard Lippes, M.D. (Endocrinologist)
Williamsville: 297 Spindrift Drive
(716) 635-0688
Transgender welcoming and knowledgeable endocrinologist.

The MOCHA Center, Inc.14
Rochester: 107 Liberty Pole Way
(585) 420-1400
Buffalo: 1092 Main Street
(716) 852-1142
The MOCHA Center, Inc. is a premier provider of health and human services to LGBT people of color. The MOCHA Center's programs are informed by four focus areas: health and wellness (direct service), education and capacity building, advocacy and community building, and research and evaluation.

Katharine Morrison, M.D. (Gynecologist)
Buffalo: 2500 Main Street
(716) 835-2510
Transgender welcoming and knowledgeable gynecologist. Also performs abortions through private practice.

David E. Myers, M.D. (Dermatologist)
Kenmore: 353 Kenmore Ave
(716) 832-0740
Transgender welcoming and knowledgeable gynecologist.

Rajeswara Nagalla, M.D. (Family Medicine)12
Lockport: 131 East Ave, Suite 102
(716) 438-0277
Family Medicine, transgender knowledgeable and welcoming. Dr. Nagalla works for Eastern Niagara Health Systems, which offers financial assistance to patients.

Patricia Newcomb, M.D. (OB/GYN)
Rochester: 220 Alexander St, Suite 602
(585) 922-8585
Second Office - The Women's Center
Rochester: 1415 Portland Ave
(585) 922-4200
Genesee Health Service OB/GYN, transgender friendly.

Suzanne Piotrowski, M.D. (Family Medicine)
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester: 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 636
(585) 279-4800
LGBTQI welcoming and knowledgeable family practitioner.

Shalom Press, M.D. (Gynecologist)
Sweet Home Medical
Amherst: 2550 Sweet Home Road
(716) 691-1414
Transgender welcoming and knowledgeable gynecologist.

The Pride Center of Western New York: Transgender Health Initiative1
Buffalo: 206 S Elmwood Avenue
(716) 852-7743
The Transgender Health Initiative at the Pride Center of Western New York provides a number of services for transgender and genderqueer folks, including a weekly online chat about sex and sexual health, one-on-one counseling, and a discussion group for transgender and genderqueer individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

Beverly Prince, M.D. (Ear, Nose & Throat)
Warsaw: 450 N. Main Street
(585) 786-3130
Ear, nose, and throat specialist, associated with Wyoming County Community Hospital. Transgender friendly and accepting new patients.

Samuel Saleeb, M.D. (Uro-gynecologist)
Williamsville: 2318 Wehrle Drive
(716) 633-1112
Transgender welcoming and knowledgeable according to Gay Alliance. Performs a number of gynecological and uro-gynecological services.

Dilara Samada, M.D. (Gynecologist)
Williamsville: 6245 Sheridan Drive, Suite 316
(716) 630-1150
Transgender welcoming and knowledgeable gynecologist

William Schueler, D.O. (Family Medicine)
Williamsville: 30 N Union Road
(716) 839-8000
Transgender knowledgeable and welcoming family practice physician.

Arnold Shapiro, M.D. (Eye Care)2
Rochester: 1644 Monroe Avenue
(585) 442-1420
Opthamologist, works at Monroe Eye Care, associated with University of Rochester Medical Center & Park Ridge Hospital. Transgender friendly, and French-speaking

George A. Sirotenko, D.O.
Rochester: 995 Senator Keating Blvd. Ste. 300
Internal medicine specialist, transgender friendly and knowledgeable.

Rochester & The Finger Lakes - AIDS Care: The Center for Positive Living2
259 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 545-7200
AIDS Care provides comprehensive care and support for individuals living with complex social and medical issues. AIDS Care centers, located in Rochester, Geneva, and Bath, NY, provide welcoming environments for individuals and promote positive and healthy living. AIDS Care does specific LGBT-community outreach, and has staff trained on LGBT issues and Trans-Sensitivity.

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