Caring for Gender Diverse and Transgender Children

Caring for Gender Diverse and Transgender Children

Pediatric endocrinologist Maria Eleni Nikita, MD, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at University of Maryland School of Medicine, provides in-depth discussion on how to diagnosis and treat transgender children and adolescents.

Dr. Nikita presents what it means for a child or adolescent to be transgender, and discusses the risks and benefits for treating these children. She also provides step-by-step instructions on how to evaluate and manage these children and adolescents, and how to approach them to discuss gender issues.

Learn more about University of Maryland Children’s Hospital pediatric endocrinology program. Call 410-328-6749 to make a referral.

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