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GHC LGBTQ+ Primary Care Services

GHC understands and values the importance of care in an environment that is both safe and welcoming and are committed to providing patient-centered primary care to our LGBTQ+ members.​

At GHC, you have the right to:

  • Individualized and family-oriented care without discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. 
  • Include your partner or child in your care, regardless of legal recognition
  • Designate your preferred name, your gender identity and pronouns within your medical record ​

On this LGBTQ+ Primary Care Services site, you will find:​

  • GHC Primary Care Providers (PCPs) who have self-identified as providing culturally sensitive care.
  • GHC Primary Care Providers who regularly provide care to LGBTQ+ members and have knowledge or special training in LGBTQ+ Primary Care.
  • Recommendations on how to speak to your PCP about your sexual orientation and/or gender identity or expression.
  • Information on common health and wellness topics important to the LGBTQ+​ community

Preventative Services for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV-1​

Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir) is a prescription medicine that can help reduce your risk for getting HIV-1 through sex when taken every day combined with safe sex practices. PrEP is a safe and effective medication that can be use as a preventative measure for certain individuals who may engage in high-risk sexual behaviors, polyamourous, or in a relationship with someone who is living with HIV-1.

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The following primary care providers regularly prescribe PrEP and discuss treatment options:

Anne Abresch

Stefen Barton

Trenell Darby

Amy Kaleka

George Leydon

John Perry

Allison Philipps

David Vogt

Megan Weimer

Deb Williams

Bethli Zgraggen​

Rachael Ziska​

LGBTQ+ Affirming Health Care

The following primary care providers have a special clinical interest in providing LGBTQ+ health care:

Anne Abresch

Carol Ballweg

Stefen Barton

Rebecca Bull

Alison Craig

Trenell Darby

Kyoko Felland

Amy Kaleka

Chris Kastman

Dylan Ledford

Kate Ledford

Andrew Lewandowski

George Leydon

Beth Lucht

John Perry

Allison Philipps

Ashley Przybil​la

Lavanya Rajagopalan

Carolyn Rank

Elizabeth Schaefer

Holly Schmidt

Ira Segal

Clare Shinners

Sarah Spolum

Ann Stein

Francesca Vash

David Vogt

Megan Weimer

Deb Williams

Rachael Ziska




Transgender Primary Care​

The following primary care providers offer medical manage​ment specific to transgender care services:

Stefen Barton

Rebecca Bull

Alison Craig

Kyoko Felland​

Amy Kaleka

George Leydon

Robert Luchsinger

Beth Lucht

Allison Philipps

Elizabeth Schaefer​​

Ira Segal

Clare Shinners

Sarah Spolum

Ann Stein

Erin Trost

Francesca Vash

David Vogt

Deb Williams

Bethli Zgraggen

Rachael Ziska​