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The Gender Institute

At the Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Gender Institute our goal is to deliver compassionate, high-quality, and affordable health services to transgender patients and their families. The Gender Institute is committed to providing you with a respectful environment that you deserve. From our entire hospital staff undergoing pronoun training to following the guidelines set by WPATH, The Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Gender Institute’s best-in-class surgeons and specialist are dedicated to the trans individual experience.


Discussions on Gender Affirmation: Surgery and Beyond

Join the conversation at this San Francisco conference aimed at helping health care providers address the ethical and practice-related concerns of serving trans individuals who are considering surgery. 

Services and Providers

We understand each individual has different experiences and is in a different phase of their transition. Our best-in-class surgeons are here to affirm your gender identity.

Mission and History

The SFMH Gender Institute has been established to deliver compassionate, high-quality, affordable health services to transgender patients and their families.  Our program is committed to delivering excellence in the overall care for patients of all gender identities and we offer “best in class” experience in healthcare for transgender and gender nonconforming individuals.


Following are community-based resources outside of SFMH that may provide support and information.