Transgender Medicine and Health
Discussion Series

Anne Koch, DMD, and special guests discuss best practices for health care of transgender patients in this four-part video lecture series.

Dr. Koch underwent gender affirming surgery – transitioning from male to female – at age 63, and is a trailblazer in transgender medicine. She is is currently an adjunct assistant professor of endodontics and a member of the board of overseers for the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

Creating a Welcoming Environment for Transgender Patients

Creating a Welcoming Environment for Transgender Patients

Dr. Koch is joined by Rachel Levine, MD, the Physician General of Pennsylvania to explain how doctors and healthcare provides can create a welcoming environment for transgender patients.

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Best Practices in Transgender Medicine

Best Practices in Transgender Medicine

Holiday Simmons, MSW, Resident in Resilience and Healing at the Campaign for Southern Equality, sits down with Dr. Koch to discuss best practices in transgender medicine.

Watch Part 2

Best Practices in Gender Reassignment Surgery

Best Practices in Gender Reassignment Surgery

Kathy Rumer, DO, a leading aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon in the Philadelphia area, joins Dr. Koch to examine best policies and practices for gender reassignment surgery procedures.

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Transitioning After Gender Reassignment Surgery

Transitioning After Gender Reassignment Surgery

Experienced mental health counselor Anna Lisa Deranthal, MS, and Dr. Koch explore the mental and social complexities of transitioning after gender reassignment surgery.

Watch Part 4

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