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Madeline Deutsch, MD

Clinical Director

Maddie Deutsch, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the department of Family and Community Medicine and the Clinical Lead for the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health. She chairs the Medical Advisory Board which develops evidence-based expert consensus guidelines for the UCSF Primary Care Protocols for Transgender Care, and serves on the Transgender Evaluation and Technical Assistance Team, part of a HRSA-funded SPNS initiative exploring linkage and retention in care of HIV-positive transgender women of color. Areas of research include effects of hormones on lipids and metabolism, cervical cancer risk in transgender men, issues impacting primary care access for transgender people, and the use of electronic medical records in the care of transgender people. Dr. Deutsch sits on the editorial boards for the International Journal of Transgenderism and the Journal of LGBT Health.

Dr. Deutsch provides transgender-inclusive primary care as well as hormone therapy at UCSF-Mount Zion Women's Health Primary Care and maintains a transgender consultation clinic at UC-Berkeley Student Health Services. Prior to coming to UCSF Dr. Deutsch was the founder and director of the Transgender Health Program at the LA Gay and Lesbian Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center and Ryan White Grantee which provides care to over 600 transgender patients, both HIV-positive and HIV-negative.