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Atrium Health is committed to offering services to all patients regardless of gender identity and sexual orientation. We look forward to partnering with our patients and community to improve health through inclusive and respectful care that encourages a positive self-image.

As part of our mission, we are increasing our efforts to enhance care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer individuals and families.

Atrium Health is inclusive to all. And we don’t discriminate. We do not limit or deny services on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability or source of payment. Likewise, we value visitation as an important addition to the care and comfort of patients and provide visitation rights at all Atrium Health hospitals in accordance with our non-discrimination policy. Read our policies in full below.

We are committed to providing exceptional care to our LGBTQ+ community across a comprehensive array of our clinical services and specialties, including some of the unique services highlighted below:

Levine Children's Center for Gender Health

Levine Children’s Center for Gender Health is the first gender health clinic of its kind in Charlotte and one of only a handful in the region. Our care supports every aspect of your child’s gender identity – in a setting that helps them feel welcomed and accepted for who they are.

Teen Health Connection, a facility of Carolinas Medical Center

Teen Health Connection seeks to improve the health of adolescents by providing adolescent medicine and behavioral health services, education, advocacy, leadership development, and research through connections among adolescents, parents, and the community. 

Glossary of Terms

  • LGBTQ+ Friendly: Providers and practices that are committed to being inclusive and respectful in all patient and family interactions, striving to communicate cultural competence to the LGBTQ+ community. These providers and practices do not offer specialized gender affirming therapies for transgender/nonbinary patient(s) health needs.
  • Gender Affirming: Providers and practices that offer services that address specialized therapeutic and medical/surgical needs of transgender/nonbinary patients, for example hormone therapy, surgical intervention, etc.