Froedtert & MCW health network strives to meet the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer (LGBTQ) community.
Inclusion Health Clinics and More
Recognized as a national leader in LGBTQ health care equality, our providers offer the highest standard of medical care to the LGBTQ community, including our Inclusion Health Clinics, specifically designed to comprehensively meet the health care needs of the LGBTQ community.
LGBTQ Health Services
- Inclusion Health Clinics where providers with expertise and a passion for caring for LGBTQ patients deliver care in a welcoming, affirming environment. Call 414-805-2018 for more information.
- Comprehensive primary care and preventive care for members of the LGBTQ community and their families and friends
- OB/GYN care for lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients
- LGBTQ fertility and reproductive medicine
- HIV specialty care and HIV prevention services
- Care for transgender patients, including hormone therapy
- Psychiatric care
National Leaders in LGBTQ Health Care Equality
Human Rights Campaign recognized Froedtert & MCW Hospitals as "Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" for protecting our LGBTQ patients and employees from discrimination, ensuring equal visitation for LGBTQ people and providing staff training in LGBTQ patient-centered care.
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Inclusion Health Clinics
You have access to the highest standard of medical care, specifically designed to comprehensively meet the health care needs of the LGBTQ community. Whether you need primary or specialty care, our Froedtert & MCW Inclusion Health Clinics are here for you.
Inclusion Health Clinic FAQ
Why did you open the Inclusion Health Clinics?
We recognize the importance of providing LGBTQ individuals with the highest quality of care. This includes offering an environment that affirms each of our patients and by having providers with expertise and a passion for caring for LGBTQ patients.
What services are provided?
We provide the following services.
- General primary care
- Gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender patients
- HIV treatment
- HIV prevention (PrEP)
- OB/Gyn care
- Psychiatry services
Do you require a letter from a mental health provider to start gender-affirming hormone therapy?
In most cases, we do not require a letter and begin gender-affirming hormone therapy using the "informed consent" model.
Nevertheless, we encourage patients to have an ongoing relationship with a mental health provider to assist with the emotional, social and physical changes that can accompany the start of hormone therapy. In rare circumstances, your medical provider may request a letter of clearance from a mental health provider prior to initiating hormone therapy.
Does the clinic offer gender-affirming surgeries?
There are many kinds of gender-affirming surgical procedures, such as facial feminization, tracheal shave, breast augmentation or reduction, body contouring, orchiectomy, vaginoplasty, metoidioplasty and phalloplasty.
Our surgical specialists provide some, but not all, of these procedures. You can discuss these with an Inclusion Health Clinic provider during a visit.
Do you see children?
We can see patients age 15 and older.
Do you offer urgent care visits?
We do not have walk-in visits available at this time. We may, however, be able to see patients for same-day visits if providers have appointments available.
- What insurance to you take?
Can you see people without insurance?
At this time the clinic can accept people with any form of insurance that allows them to come to Froedtert & MCW locations.
People who are currently uninsured can get assistance checking their eligibility for insurance through Froedtert Health Financial Services.