Porter Primary Care
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In addition to meeting the needs of her varied family practice patients, she has a special interest in the care of transgender individuals including hormone therapy, disease management and primary care. Dr. Wegleitner is an active member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).
What types of private insurance do you accept?
What types of public insurance do you accept?
Do you have a sliding scale for patients with limited resources?
Please estimate the number of clients you have worked with in each of the following categories:
Trans Youth: More than 30
Trans Seniors: More than 30
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)?
How do you assess readiness for hormone therapy and/or surgery(e.g. informed consent)?
Informed consent model after we discuss their history and identity issues
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?
Very rarely due to untreated MH Issues that might interfere with ability to consent to treatment. Simply got MH provider involved and that typically is all that is needed to proceed.
What languages do you offer services in?
Does your practice have inclusive paperwork (e.g. list more than male and female gender options)?
Does your practice have an all gender or gender neutral restroom?
Do you have anything in your physical environment that would be welcoming to a trans person (e.g. LGBTQ+ inclusive signage)?
Does your practice’s non-discrimination policy include gender identity and expression?
Do you have a way of protecting the confidentiality of a patient’s trans status?
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?
Have you or your staff attended training or had other education on providing services to trans patients?
Please describe the training noted above and which staff members attended
Many WPATH and USPATH conferences, Denver Health symposium
Do you have any concerns about the experience level of staff that could create an uncomfortable situation for trans clients?
Other Clinical Staff: No
Scheduling Staff: No
Front Desk Staff: No