At Atlantic Health System, we want to help you connect with health care professionals you trust. We have primary care practitioners and endocrinologists, from pediatrics to geriatrics, who are experienced in caring for the unique needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ+) community.
From routine well-care and preventative screenings to assistance navigating specialty care, our team is here to help you access the care you need.
Atlantic Health System’s commitment to providing LGBTQ+ patient-centered care has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.
LGBTQ+ Primary and Specialty Care
Our primary care practitioners strive to provide a warm, welcoming environment and offer the following range of services:
- Comprehensive primary care services including routine well visits, preventative screenings, management of chronic conditions
- Connectivity to specialists and care coordination
- Mental health screenings
- Sexual health services:
- HIV/AIDS screening, prevention (including PrEP and PEP), and management
- Sexual risk assessments and testing
- Gender-affirming hormone therapy*
*please confirm if this service is offered by your primary care practitioner
Our pediatric and adult endocrinologists are experienced in providing consultations and hormone replacement therapies (HRT) for transgender and gender-diverse persons.
- Gender- affirming hormone therapy
Connect to Specialty Care
Our primary care and endocrinology practitioners can assist with referrals to other specialists including surgeons, infectious disease doctors, obstetricians and gynecologists, urologists and more. Schedule an appointment with one of our primary care practitioners or a consultation with one of our pediatric or adult endocrinologists and our team will help you navigate next steps.
Sexual Health Center of Morristown Medical Center
At our sexual health center, located at Morristown Town Hall, we believe that sexual wellness is an integral part of the holistic health model. At our center you will receive confidential, individualized services in a sex positive, non-judgmental safe space.
We have professional prevention counselors who will spend time listening to your health concerns and providing sexual health screenings based on your own risk and goals. All staff are able to provide culturally and linguistically competent health care services to all populations including people who identify as LGBTQ+. The program has no eligibility criteria and accepts walk ins.
Goryeb Children’s Transgender Health Program
Our Pediatric Endocrinology team has extensive experience working with transgender and gender diverse youth (TGD). We provide, as appropriate, extensive consultation, pubertal blockers, and gender-affirming hormone therapy for TGD youth less than 18 years old. We are also able to refer to other resources and support as needed.