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LGBTQ+ Health

Serving the LGBTQ+ Population in Central Minnesota

Everyone has the right to be who they are. We are guided by a belief that people come first, and we partner with you to make decisions about your health care needs.

Our Services

CentraCare Sexual and Gender Medicine offers inclusive care for our LGBTQ+ patients and families.

  • Primary care, including annual exams and immunizations
  • Sexual health care
  • HIV prevention, PrEP – In-person visits
  • HIV prevention, PrEP – Video visits
  • HIV Primary care & treatment
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing and care
  • Mental health
  • Gender affirming care including therapy, hormones and surgical procedures
  • Partner and family therapy
  • Support groups

Schedule an appointment online

Online scheduling is available for LGBTQ+ (Gender Medicine) appointments.

Schedule an Appointment

Partners in Care

You will benefit from our team approach to care, which includes medical providers, specialists, mental health professionals and surgeons. CentraCare Sexual and Gender Medicine uses peer-reviewed guidelines, including the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) current Standards of Care.

Information for St. Cloud Hospital Patients

St. Cloud Hospital is a Catholic institution that adheres to the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services and does not offer gender-affirming surgical procedures. Patients of St. Cloud Hospital who need treatments based on the diagnosis of gender dysphoria are encouraged to make appointments with CentraCare – Specialty Care Center.

Make an appointment or ask us a question. Call 320-654-3633. Our clinic is located in the Specialty Care Center, Suite 2375, at CentraCare Plaza.


Watch to Learn More

Joni Steffens, APRN, CSC, discusses:

  • What motivated her to begin the CentraCare Gender Medicine Program.
  • The full scope of services and specialties provided by the clinic's interdisciplinary care team.
  • Why it's important to her that the Gender Medicine Program is a safe and affirming environment for all visitors.