The Ob/Gyn and the transgender patient

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Abstract

Purpose of reviewOver the last few years, awareness and visibility of transgender individuals have exponentially grown. With this growth comes the need for medical providers who understand the unique needs of this population. The present review serves to help obstetrician-gynecologists recognize their important role in the care of these patients.Recent findingsAlthough long-term data are still lacking in the medical care of individuals with gender dysphoria, standards of care for the medical treatment of transgender patients and long-term screening recommendations in the primary care setting were discussed.SummaryGiven their surgical expertise and experience with hormone management, obstetrician-gynecologists are in a unique position to provide quality healthcare in this population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)298-302
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume31
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2019

Fingerprint

Transgender Persons
Quality of Health Care
Standard of Care
Population
Primary Health Care
Patient Care
Hormones
Growth
Therapeutics
Gender Dysphoria

Keywords

  • cross-sex hormones
  • gender dysphoria
  • sex

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cite this

The Ob/Gyn and the transgender patient. / Jarin, Jason.

In: Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 31, No. 5, 01.10.2019, p. 298-302.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

@article{49763f417ce84e219024e54fbfddd938,
title = "The Ob/Gyn and the transgender patient",
abstract = "Purpose of reviewOver the last few years, awareness and visibility of transgender individuals have exponentially grown. With this growth comes the need for medical providers who understand the unique needs of this population. The present review serves to help obstetrician-gynecologists recognize their important role in the care of these patients.Recent findingsAlthough long-term data are still lacking in the medical care of individuals with gender dysphoria, standards of care for the medical treatment of transgender patients and long-term screening recommendations in the primary care setting were discussed.SummaryGiven their surgical expertise and experience with hormone management, obstetrician-gynecologists are in a unique position to provide quality healthcare in this population.",
keywords = "cross-sex hormones, gender dysphoria, sex",
author = "Jason Jarin",
year = "2019",
month = "10",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1097/GCO.0000000000000562",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "31",
pages = "298--302",
journal = "Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology",
issn = "1040-872X",
publisher = "Lippincott Williams and Wilkins",
number = "5",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - The Ob/Gyn and the transgender patient

AU - Jarin, Jason

PY - 2019/10/1

Y1 - 2019/10/1

N2 - Purpose of reviewOver the last few years, awareness and visibility of transgender individuals have exponentially grown. With this growth comes the need for medical providers who understand the unique needs of this population. The present review serves to help obstetrician-gynecologists recognize their important role in the care of these patients.Recent findingsAlthough long-term data are still lacking in the medical care of individuals with gender dysphoria, standards of care for the medical treatment of transgender patients and long-term screening recommendations in the primary care setting were discussed.SummaryGiven their surgical expertise and experience with hormone management, obstetrician-gynecologists are in a unique position to provide quality healthcare in this population.

AB - Purpose of reviewOver the last few years, awareness and visibility of transgender individuals have exponentially grown. With this growth comes the need for medical providers who understand the unique needs of this population. The present review serves to help obstetrician-gynecologists recognize their important role in the care of these patients.Recent findingsAlthough long-term data are still lacking in the medical care of individuals with gender dysphoria, standards of care for the medical treatment of transgender patients and long-term screening recommendations in the primary care setting were discussed.SummaryGiven their surgical expertise and experience with hormone management, obstetrician-gynecologists are in a unique position to provide quality healthcare in this population.

KW - cross-sex hormones

KW - gender dysphoria

KW - sex

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85071314071&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=85071314071&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1097/GCO.0000000000000562

DO - 10.1097/GCO.0000000000000562

M3 - Review article

C2 - 31425173

AN - SCOPUS:85071314071

VL - 31

SP - 298

EP - 302

JO - Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology

JF - Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology

SN - 1040-872X

IS - 5

ER -