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St. Cloud Hospital Earns 'LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader' Designation

St. Cloud Hospital received the designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and is one of four Minnesota hospitals to achieve this honor.

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The Gender Medicine Program offers an integrated approach to health care for gender diverse people as well as the larger LGBTQ community. Our multidisciplinary team of medical providers, specialists, mental health and surgeons has created a unique program that offers safe, respectful and affirming whole person care.

We are guided by a belief that people come first and building meaningful relationships are a priority. We partner with patients in a shared decision making model of care that eliminates barriers and gatekeeping.

CentraCare Sexual and Gender Medicine uses peer-reviewed guidelines, including the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) current Standards of Care.

Care and services

  • Feminizing hormones
  • Masculinizing hormones
  • Routine medical and mental health care
  • Gender therapy
  • Sexual health care
  • Gender affirming surgical procedures
  • Addiction services

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Medical Director Joni Steffens, APRN, CSC, discusses:

  • What motivated her to begin the CenraCare Health Gender Medicine Program.
  • The full scope of services and specialties provided by the clinic's interdisciplinary care team.
  • Why it's important to her that the Gender Medicine Program is a safe and affirming environment for all visitors.

Patient History Form

This form represents information we are interested in to get to know you better as well as topics of discussion during your visits. It is helpful if you complete this prior to your visit but feel that you can leave any part blank and we can discuss further during your appointment.

Download Patient History Form (PDF)

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