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The Northwestern Medicine gender pathways team talking with a patient.

The Northwestern Medicine Gender Pathways Program provides high quality, affirming health care to transgender and non-binary people through the consideration of a person's holistic experience of their gender across the lifespan. We utilize a model of integrated health services to bring together a multidisciplinary team that addresses aspects of a person's medical, emotional, social, and legal transition. In addition, the Gender Pathways Program promotes education, research, and advocacy to advance the progress of gender affirming care.


Feminizing Surgeries

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Vaginoplasty
  • Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)

Masculinizing Surgeries

  • Mastectomy with Free Nipple Graft
  • Periareolar 'Keyhole' Mastectomy
  • Facial Masculinization Surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • and others…

Medical Care

  • Hormone Therapy
  • Primary Care
  • Preventive Health Screenings
  • Laser Hair Removal

Meet the Team

Dr. Angela Chaudhari talking with a gender pathways patient.

The Northwestern Medicine Gender Pathways team consists of physicians from a wide range of specialties in order to provide patients access to outstanding, comprehensive care.

Meet the Northwestern Medicine Gender Pathways Team

To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call 312.926.3866. TTY for hearing-impaired, 312.926.6363.

All of the physicians in the Gender Pathways Program provide services at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The exact location of your appointment will vary, depending on the physician you will see, and will be given to you when you schedule your appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to common questions regarding Northwestern Medicine's Gender Pathways Program.

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