Maddie Deutsch, MD MPH - Primary Care & Hormone Therapy | Director, UCSF Transgender Care

Madeline B. Deutsch, MD MPH is an Associate Professor of Clinical Family & Community Medicine at UCSF. She is the Director of UCSF Transgender Care and a Principal Investigator at the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, where she conducts research and provides support to agencies developing and implementing transgender care programs.  She is a recognized expert in transgender health who has written numerous peer-reviewed articles and textbook chapters, and has lectured nationally and internationally on a range of transgender health and medicine topics.  Dr. Deutsch is an Associate Editor for the journal LGBT Health, and is on the Editorial Board for the journal Transgender Health.  Dr. Deutsch is currently overseeing the development of a telemedicine program which will allow patients to be seen by remote computer connection, and is leading efforts at UCSF Medical Center to implement best practices for transgender patients such as the use of preferred name and pronouns.

Previously Dr. Deutsch was the founding Director of the Transgender Health Program at a large LGBT health center, where she she provided primary care to over 1000 transgender persons, and conducted research on the effects of hormones on blood pressure, cholesterol and hormone levels, and on attitudes about primary care among transgender persons.

Dr. Deutsch received her undergraduate degree in computer science from Binghamton University - State University of New York (SUNY), her MD from Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, completed a residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and received an MPH in community health sciences from UCLA. Dr. Deutsch is an HIV Specialist Certified by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Dr. Deutsch is herself transgender and is pleased to be able to work with and serve her own community.

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