Ann L. Mattson, MD

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Practice:

CU - Boulder Medical Services at Wardenburg H.C.

Specialty:

Ob/Gyn, Integrative Medicine

About:

Patients who come to see me in pajamas and slippers – they make me smile. Seriously, I love the challenge of working with inquisitive young patients. I also enjoy working with other excellent health care providers in an integrative, academic medical center.

What types of private insurance do you accept?

None

What types of public insurance do you accept?

None

Do you have a sliding scale for patients with limited resources?

No

Please estimate the number of clients you have worked with in each of the following categories:

Trans Youth: More than 30

Trans Seniors: 6 to 10

Trans Women: More than 30

Trans Men: More than 30

Gender Non-Conforming: More than 30

Do you specialize in particular health issues (e.g. gender dysphoria)?

Sexual & Reproductive Health

How do you assess readiness for hormone therapy and/or surgery(e.g. informed consent)?

Informed consent

Do you provide letters of recommendation for:

Hormone replacement therapy? No

Chest/top surgery? Yes

Other transition related surgeries? Yes

Have there been cases in which you determined that a client does not meet the eligibility requirements for hormone therapy or gender surgery?

Co-existing mental health AND physical health concerns - has happened once in 15 years

What languages do you offer services in?

Does your practice have inclusive paperwork (e.g. list more than male and female gender options)?

Yes

Does your practice have an all gender or gender neutral restroom?

Yes

Do you have anything in your physical environment that would be welcoming to a trans person (e.g. LGBTQ+ inclusive signage)?

Yes

Does your practice’s non-discrimination policy include gender identity and expression?

Yes

Do you have a way of protecting the confidentiality of a patient’s trans status?

Yes

Does your practice have a process to make sure that clients are only called by their chosen names (rather than legal names) and self-identified pronouns?

No

Have you or your staff attended training or had other education on providing services to trans patients?

Yes

Please describe the training noted above and which staff members attended

All staff attend in house CME on trans care and campus safe zone training. Trans providers at CU Boulder must complete additional professional curriculum and attend ongoing CME (in person or online - such as Denver Health Trans Conference, HRC offerings, Fenway Conferences, UCSF offerings, WPATH GEI trainings, etc.)

Do you have any concerns about the experience level of staff that could create an uncomfortable situation for trans clients?

Staff: No

Other Clinical Staff: No

Scheduling Staff: No

Front Desk Staff: No

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