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Let’s Talk: Trans Health Care

turcoDr. John H. Turco
Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at 6 p.m.
Newport Health Center Community Room
Newport, NH

Dr. John H. Turco, an endocrinologist from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, will discuss the medical needs of the transgender community and how they differ from cis patients. Topics will include:

  • The Gender identity spectrum
  • The timing and process of gender transitioning
  • Hormones used in transitioning
  • Gender confirming surgery
  • Fertility issues associated with gender transitioning

Bio: Dr. John H. Turco is a Professor of Medicine at Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth and a member of the Endocrinology Section at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He also was medical director of the Dartmouth Student Heath Service for over 30 years. Dr. Turco has been seeing transgender patients in my endocrine clinic and also at the Dartmouth College Student service for over 30 years.