Health Care Providers for Transgender People in CT


Transgender Health Care, Internal Medicine

A.C. Demidont, MD, New Haven, 203-903-8308. For information about Dr. Demidont or to schedule an appointment with her.

Community Health Center, Inc., locations throughout CT, 860-347-6971

MIddlesex Hospital Transgender Services , Middletown

Vanessa Pomarico, APRN, North Haven, 203-234-1891


Endocrine providers in CT with the most extensive transgender experience:

A.C. Demidont, MD, New Haven, 203-903-8308, see above

Ilja Hulinsky, MD, West Haven, 203-374-4490

Clair Kaplan, APRN (adults only) at Planned Parenthood, New Haven, 203-752-2864

Priya Phulwani, MD, at Hartford Children's Hospital and in Farmington, 860-837-6700

Mary Sarantonio, MD (under 21 only), Norwalk and Ridgefield, 203-229-2051

Katy Tierney, APRN (adults only), Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, 860-358-6875

Yale Gender Center, New Haven, contact Christy Olezeski, PhD at: 203-974-5910


Intensive Outpatient Mental Health program for LGBTQ 16 to 24 year olds:

Institute of Living, Hartford, contact Laura Saunders, PsyD at 860.545.7009


Trans-experienced laser hair removal provider:

Kati Midgely, PA, Guilford and Hamden, 203-903-1455


Trans-experienced speech therapists:

Alida Engel, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, New Haven, 203-397-3224

Marion Leaman, CCC-SLP, Westport, 203-505-5723

UConn Speech and Hearing Clinic, Storrs, (860) 486-2629


Closest surgeons with extensive experience in these surgeries:

1. For Top Surgery: Melissa Johnson, MD, Springfield, MA,               413-731-7877

2. For GRS: Rachel Bluebond-Langner, MD, NY, NY, 212-263-3030

                    Christine McGinn, MD, New Hope, PA, 215-693-1199

                    Sherman Leis, MD, Bala Cynwyd, PA, 610-667-1888

3. For Facial Feminization (generally not covered by insurance):                  Jeffrey Speigel, MD, Chestnut Hill, MA, 617-566-3223

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