NYC Health + Hospitals was the first U.S. public health care system to mandate LGBTQ training for all staff members in 2011.
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Twenty-three of our facilities have earned the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s designation, “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” in 2019. To earn this, facilities must train staff in LGBTQ health care, have LGBTQ-responsive policies, and make those policies available to the public and staff.
To better serve the health care needs of the LGBTQ community, NYC Health + Hospitals has four Pride Health Centers in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, a pioneer in LGBTQ medical and psychosocial care, offers a variety of services through its Pride Health Center, including services for women’s health; men’s health; gender transition; hormone therapy; HIV and STD prevention, screening, and treatment services; adolescent care; social work and behavioral health services; and general primary care.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan offers gender-affirming surgery on the chest, also known as “top surgery.” Feminizing top surgery can involve breast implants or breast augmentation. Masculinizing top surgery can involve a mastectomy, or removal of breast tissue.
Currently, Metropolitan offers top surgeries to transgender and gender non-conforming patients, who meet criteria defined by their insurance plans and their medical providers.
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The following is a brief list of our LGBTQ-responsive policies and resources for our patients:
Visitation Policy: Patients have the right to designate any visitors, including a spouse, domestic partner, a same sex domestic partner, another family member or a friend. NYC Health + Hospitals does not restrict, limit or otherwise deny visitation privileges based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. All visitors designated by the patient or support person where appropriate shall enjoy visitation privileges that are no more restrictive than those that immediate family members would enjoy. Patients may withdraw or deny consent to visitation to anyone at any time. Visitation hours may vary by facility.
NYC Single-Sex Facility Policy (Executive Order 16) and Commission on Human Rights Legal Enforcement Guidance
For more information about our unique LGBTQ health care or any other LGBTQ-related issues, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYC Health + Hospitals provides advanced and sensitive LGBTQ health care services at select hospitals and neighborhood health centers. We have full wellness teams in every borough with extended hours that fit your busy schedule, dedicated to serving you and your family from the very first visit. Learn more about our extended hours.
NYC Health + Hospitals provides high quality health care to all New Yorkers, regardless of their ability to pay. But we’ll also help you find health insurance if you need it. Click here to learn more about MetroPlus, our affordable and comprehensive health insurance plan.