The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s medical providers are experts at treating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and understand the health issues that affect our community.
We are the first FQHC in the nation that specializes in serving LGBT people.
Currently, our comprehensive ambulatory healthcare services have a special emphasis on HIV care, Transgender care, Women’s Health, Men’s Health and Sexual Health including sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, HIV PEP, and PrEP.
Future areas of special emphasis are Geriatrics, Adolescent Medicine, and Pediatrics.
Our patient population has broad racial, ethnic and socioeconomic diversity.
We also want to help you give expression to what drew you to medicine in the first place.
We want our medical providers to do what they spent years of hard work learning—namely, practice medicine. What do we have in place that helps you take care of patients?
• Health Insurance Support Services
• Care Teams which support the concept of patient-centered medical home
• Onsite Mental health
• Onsite pharmacy
• Fully functional EMR in use by all clinical departments
• Dedicated administrative time for charting and follow-up
• Collegial atmosphere with frequent informal consultations
What do we have in place that helps advance the cause of LGBT health?
• Robust clinical research program
• Teaching of students and residents
Other Center Activities that promote our patients’ well-being
• Legal Services
• Social Services and Housing
• Cultural Arts
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