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Medicine Grand Rounds, Eric Klett, Louise Newton and Keelee MacPhee “A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Care of Transgender Patients”
December 15, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Dr. Eric Klett, Dr. Keelee MacPhee, J. Louise Newton will provide an overview of the diagnosis and care of patients with Gender Dysphoria. Diagnostic criteria for Gender Dysphoria as well as adherence to the standards of care will be discussed for medical providers who may come into contact with the transgender population in their practice.
Dr. Klett practices General Endocrinology at UNC with clinical interests in thyroid disease, lipid disorders and transgender medicine.
Ms. Newton is the Clinical Director of Psychotherapy at Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare. She has been a clinical educator and advocate of access to treatment for LGBTQI communities since 2001 and specializes in working with transgender and gender variant folks; many of whom are seeking assistance in removing barriers to medical care. Ms. Newton has also worked during this time educating providers about best practices in working with transgender and gender nonconforming patients.
Dr. MacPhee has been performing gender reassignment procedures since 2005. Working with the transgender and non-binary patient population, she has seen first-hand the positive and profound effects that surgical reconstruction can have on a person’s life. Dr. MacPhee practices at Renaissance Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Raleigh.