FTMI HEALTHCARE RESOURCES: Advance FTM Health Care
FTMInternational provides all members with a prescription discount card which can be used at most local pharmacies anywhere in the US to save 10-30% on all prescription medications, providing substantial savings for those who purchase testosterone out-of-pocket. The card is normally $10 a month but is provided as a benefit of FTMInternational membership at no charge, a savings of $120 a year. FTMInternational invites you to join us as a member and to build and strengthen FTM lives today! See FTMInternational Membership and Newsletter Subscription.
FTMInternational sponsors Tuesday Nights for T Community Clinic, A Transgender Community Service of Female-To-Male International that provides respectful care for the gender community at St. Nicholas Medical Clinic 5520 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 112 Los Angeles, CA 90038 on Tuesday Nights 5-10PM that accepts Medi-Cal, Medicare, PPO insurance and sliding scale without any letter or documentation requirement, a weekly transgender health clinic for gender related (hormones and surgery follow-up) and primary healthcare. To make an appointment or to ask questions about the clinic, email
FTMInternational sponsors, provides workshops, seminars, planning and support, and is a community partner for transgender health conferences such as the annual Philadelphia Transgender Health Conference.
FTMInternational President Levi Alter, director of a health care corporation, presents on transgender health care at hospitals, medical schools and medical conferences. FTMInternational Board Member Rev. Alexander Yoo MA MFTI teaches classes at psychology schools, presents workshops for therapists, serves on many trans health organization boards and facilitates the FTM+ Coming Out Group sponsored by FTMInternational at the LAGLC and the Partners of Trans Support Group. FTMInternational member Dr. R. Nick Gorton MD published Medical Therapy and Health Maintenance for Transgender Men as a free gift to the FTM community. FTMInternational Past President James Green serves as a committee chairman of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.
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Dr. Steve Dain
Dr. Steve Dain transitioned at age 35 and appeared in a documentary on HBO seven years later when he was 41. Steve lost his life to breast cancer.
Dr. R. Nick Gorton MD, FTMI member Co-Author of the American College of Emergency Physicians Resolution
Robert Eads starred in the documentary Southern Comfort and is memorialized in the Robert Eads Health Project at the annual conference Southern Comfort (FTMI provided a $2,000 grant to publicize Southern Comfort 2007). Robert lost his life to ovarian cancer.
Dr. Kevin Maxey MD, Southern Arizona Gender Alliance and Dezert Boyz founder Co-Author of the American College of Emergency Physicians Resolution
American College of Emergency Physicians Code of Ethics Resolution: “Provision of emergency medical treatment should not be based on gender, age, race, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, real or perceived gender identity, or cultural background.”
Dr. Richard Curtis, an FTM, physician for the British National Health Service
See a video of Vlad Wolanyk's "Taking Care of Business: A DIY Guide to Self Injecting 'T'".
Dr. Michael Laurence Dillon MD, first FTM to have gender affirmation phalloplasty
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