Services We Provide

We provide transgender people seeking care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center with support services for:

1) Scheduled primary care or clinic appointments; 

2) Emergent care on an on-call basis; and, 

3) Transition-related care, including a) cross gender hormone therapy visits and b) gender-confirming surgical procedure appointments and aftercare.


Make An Appointment

To request a buddy for an immediate or future appointment, please call (615) 875-BUDD (2833).

If you are not a patient but have an inquiry about the Trans Buddy Program, please contact the Program for LGBTQ Health at



The Trans Buddy program does not provide or influence medical services, medical advice, financial assistance, transportation, or other support services outside of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.