Kimberly Lerner

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Practice:

Boulder Medical Center

Specialty:

Endocrinology

About:

Dr. Lerner’s practice deals with a broad range of endocrine based diseases and disorders

What types of private insurance do you accept?

Cigna, BCBS, United, other

What types of public insurance do you accept?

Medicare, Medicaid

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: 6 to 10

Trans Seniors: 11 to 20

Trans Women: 21 to 30

Trans Men: 21 to 30

Gender Non-Conforming: 11 to 20

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

General Endocrinology

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?

No

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?

No

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

I have had trainings at Out Boulder, Queer Asterisk, Echo course on trans health, multiple lectures, 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

Please describe any concerns if listed above

We are actively working on making trans patients more comfortable at Boulder Medical Center. It has been a process, and we have made a lot of progress.

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