UCSF - Comcast Transgender Care Collaboration


Comcast has partnered with the University of California - San Francisco's Transgender Care Program to provide this resource available to all Comcast employees and their dependents currently enrolled in either an IBC or UMR medical plan (Pay Now, Pay Later or EPO) through Comcast. You do not need to be in care at UCSF to use this resource. This resource is available to provide information, education, care navigation and support for our employees and their dependents. Services include:
  • Handle member inquiries by internet portal/phone
  • Assist members in understanding plan coverages specific to transgender care, and direct to other Comcast resources as needed
  • Provide general information on gender affirming medical and surgical interventions, and facilitate referrals for psychosocial and other support as needed to people seeking gender transition
  • Assist the member in identifying other needs and facilitating referrals accordingly
  • Continuously maintain a current national referral database of clinics and providers offering a range of gender affirming services and procedures
  • Assist both members and their providers in obtaining and assembling the appropriate and necessary documents for accessing various procedures and care
  • Direct members to existing online patient education materials as appropriate
  • Provide periodic re-assessments of the needs and status of members on surgical wait lists
  • Make contact with members during the postoperative phase to assess for any additional needed services or information
To begin use of this resource, please click on the link below and fill out a quick, confidential form. A UCSF representative will call you, unless email is indicated as preferred, within 2-3 business days. Please see the 2018 holiday closure calendar to see dates where there may be additional delay in our response.  If you would prefer to place a call, or if you are having difficulties using our online portal, please dial 1-844-421-3455.

To initiate your consultation, click here.


Sam Ferguson, LCSW: Care Navigator

Learn more about Maddie Deutsch, MD, MPH: Director


Useful links:

UCSF Guidelines for the Primary and Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender and Gender Nonbinary People (2016)

World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Standards of Care, Seventh Version (2011)

Endocrine Society Guidelines (2017)

Changing your identity documents (Transgender Law Center)



Nothing accessed through this program constitutes professional medical advice. UCSF disclaims any representation or warranty, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy or completeness of the information received through this program. In no event shall UCSF be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or damages of any kind whatsoever, resulting from or arising out of or in connection with the use of this program. The information provided through this program is of a general nature and cannot substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have received through the program.