Health Care Providers for Transgender People in CT


Transgender Health Care, Internal Medicine

Anchor Health, Hamden: 203-903-8308 and Stamford: 203-674-1102. Anchor Health Initiative

A.J. Eckert, D.O., Wethersfield, (860) 682-8594

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

Fair Haven Community Health, New Haven,
203-777-7411. Spanish and English.

MIddlesex Hospital Transgender Services , Middletown

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


Endocrine providers in CT with the most extensive transgender experience:

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


Trans-friendly Ob/Gyn:


Caryn Cookson, MD, in Cheshire at 203-272-1811. Also in New Haven at 203-562-5181 and Branford at 203-481-7018.


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. Top Surgery:

          Charles Castiglione, MD, Farmington,CT,

                      860-548-7338, accepts HUSKY.


           Melissa Johnson, MD, Springfield,MA,  413-731-7877             

2. For GRS:

            Kathy Rumer, MD, Ardmore, PA,
                     (855) 782-5665, accepts HUSKY (for patients from CT)

           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 may not be covered by insurance):                  Jeffrey Speigel, MD, Chestnut Hill, MA, 617-566-3223

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