Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH

TitleAssociate Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentFamily Community Medicine
Address2356 Sutter
San Francisco CA 94115
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    Binghamton University - SUNYBS1994Computer Science
    Purchase College - SUNYPostbaccalaureate1996Premedicine
    Chicago Medical School - Rosalind Franklin UniversityMD2001Medicine
    Harbor - UCLA Medical CenterResidency2004
    UCLAMPH2015Community Health Sciences
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    Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School2001Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School2001Award for Highest GPA in the Clinical Sciences
    Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School2001Dean's Award for Meritorious Service

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    Madeline B. Deutsch, MD MPH is an Associate Professor of Clinical Family & Community Medicine. She is the Director of Clincial Services at the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, where she has been involved in numerous national and international clinical capacity building projects, oversees the development of the UCSF Primary Care Protocols for Transgender Care, and has studied the use of electronic medical records in transgender care. Dr. Deutsch is a Co-Principal Investigator on a recently awarded grant from the California HIV/AIDS Research Program to study HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in transgender populations. She is currently a Co-Investigator on a HRSA funded SPNS initiative examining linkage and retention in care of HIV+ transgender women of color, and a Co-Investigator on a PCORI funded study of sexual health and cervical cancer screening in transgender men. Dr. Deutsch is an Associate Editor for the journal LGBT Health and sits on the Editorial Board for the journal Transgender Health. Dr. Deutsch is certified as an HIV care expert by the American Academy of HIV Medicine.

    Dr. Deutsch practices at Mount Zion Women's Health Primary Care, where her focus is on primary care for LGBT persons, and in particular transgender specific care, such as hormone therapy. She is currently piloting the use of telehealth technology to provide gender affirming hormone therapy to patients located remote to the Bay Area. She is also currently the Principal Investigator on a project funded by the Mount Zion Health Fund and National Center of Excellence in Women's Health to develop a transgender care navigation program at UCSF.

    Dr. Deutsch is also the physician at the Dimensions LGBTQ youth clinic operated by the San Francisco Department of Public Health at Castro-Mission Health Center, a clinic focused on the needs of LGBTQ youth, many with psychosocial and substance abuse issues.

    Previously Dr. Deutsch was the founding Director of the Transgender Health Program at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, a large Federally Qualified Health Center and Ryan White Program grantee, where she she provided primary care to over 800 transgender persons, and conducted research on the effects of hormones on blood pressure, lipids and hormone levels, and on attitudes about primary care among transgender persons in a CTSI funded study.

    Dr. Deutsch has extensive experience in providing technical and capacity building assistance for clinics aiming to initiate or improve transgender care programs, and has in the past served as a consultant in transgender capacity building for two large student health centers and a Federally Qualified Health Center.

    Dr. Deutsch received her undergraduate degree in computer science from Binghamton University - State University of New York (SUNY), her MD from Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, completed a residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and received an MPH in community health sciences from UCLA.

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    1. Deutsch MB, Radix A, Wesp L. Breast Cancer Screening, Management, and a Review of Case Study Literature in Transgender Populations. Semin Reprod Med. 2017 Sep; 35(5):434-441. PMID: 29073682.
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    2. Reisner SL, Deutsch MB, Peitzmeier SM, White Hughto JM, Cavanaugh T, Pardee DJ, McLean S, Marrow EJ, Mimiaga MJ, Panther L, Gelman M, Green J, Potter J. Comparing self- and provider-collected swabbing for HPV DNA testing in female-to-male transgender adult patients: a mixed-methods biobehavioral study protocol. BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jun 23; 17(1):444. PMID: 28645254.
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    3. Braun HM, Garcia-Grossman IR, QuiƱones-Rivera A, Deutsch MB. Outcome and Impact Evaluation of a Transgender Health Course for Health Profession Students. LGBT Health. 2017 Feb; 4(1):55-61. PMID: 28075699.
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    4. Vance SR, Deutsch M, Rosenthal SM, Buckelew SM. Enhancing Pediatric Trainees' and Students' Knowledge in Providing Care to Transgender Youth. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Apr; 60(4):425-430. PMID: 28065519.
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    5. Wesp LM, Deutsch MB. Hormonal and Surgical Treatment Options for Transgender Women and Transfeminine Spectrum Persons. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2017 Mar; 40(1):99-111. PMID: 28159148.
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    6. Deutsch MB, Radix A, Reisner S. What's in a Guideline? Developing Collaborative and Sound Research Designs that Substantiate Best Practice Recommendations for Transgender Health Care. AMA J Ethics. 2016 Nov 01; 18(11):1098-1106. PMID: 27883301.
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    7. Sevelius JM, Deutsch M, Grant R. The future of PrEP among transgender women: the critical role of gender affirmation in research and clinical practices. J Int AIDS Soc. 2016; 19(7(Suppl 6)):21105. PMID: 27760683.
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    8. Grant RM, Sevelius JM, Guanira JV, Aguilar JV, Chariyalertsak S, Deutsch MB. Transgender Women in Clinical Trials of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Aug 15; 72 Suppl 3:S226-9. PMID: 27429187; PMCID: PMC4969062.
    9. Reisner SL, Radix A, Deutsch MB. Integrated and Gender-Affirming Transgender Clinical Care and Research. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Aug 15; 72 Suppl 3:S235-42. PMID: 27429189; PMCID: PMC4969060.
    10. Radix A, Sevelius J, Deutsch MB. Transgender women, hormonal therapy and HIV treatment: a comprehensive review of the literature and recommendations for best practices. J Int AIDS Soc. 2016; 19(3 Suppl 2):20810. PMID: 27431475.
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    11. Cahill SR, Baker K, Deutsch MB, Keatley J, Makadon HJ. Response to Dr. Thompson and Colleagues. LGBT Health. 2016 Aug; 3(4):321-3. PMID: 27404331.
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    12. Deutsch M. Making It Count: Improving Estimates of the Size of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations. LGBT Health. 2016 Jun; 3(3):181-5. PMID: 27135657.
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    13. Sevelius J, Deutsch MB, Glidden DV, Grant RM. PrEP adherence among trans women in Brazil-access needed for this key population - Authors' reply. Lancet HIV. 2016 May; 3(5):e200-1. PMID: 27126486.
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    14. Reisner SL, Deutsch M, Bhasin S, Bockting W, Brown GR, Feldman J, Garofalo R, Kreukels B, Radix A, Safer JD, Tangpricha V, T'Sjoen G, Goodman M. Advancing methods for US transgender health research. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2016 Apr; 23(2):198-207. PMID: 26845331; PMCID: PMC4916925 [Available on 04/01/17].
    15. Bockting W, Coleman E, Deutsch M, Guillamon A, Meyer I, Meyer W, Sevelius J, Ettner R, Reisner S. Adult development and quality of life of transgender and gender nonconforming people. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2016 Apr; 23(2):188-97. PMID: 26835800; PMCID: PMC4809047 [Available on 04/01/17].
    16. Feldman J, Brown GR, Deutsch M, Hembree W, Meyer W, Meyer-Bahlburg HF, Tangpricha V, T'Sjoen G, Safer JD. Priorities for transgender medical and healthcare research. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2016 Apr; 23(2):180-7. PMID: 26825469; PMCID: PMC4821501 [Available on 04/01/17].
    17. Deutsch M. Evaluation of Patient-Oriented, Internet-Based Information on Gender-Affirming Hormone Treatments. LGBT Health. 2016 Jun; 3(3):200-7. PMID: 26829020.
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    18. Deutsch MB. Gender-affirming Surgeries in the Era of Insurance Coverage: Developing a Framework for Psychosocial Support and Care Navigation in the Perioperative Period. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016; 27(2):386-91. PMID: 27180683.
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    19. Cahill SR, Baker K, Deutsch M, Keatley J, Makadon HJ. Inclusion of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Stage 3 Meaningful Use Guidelines: A Huge Step Forward for LGBT Health. LGBT Health. 2016 Apr; 3(2):100-2. PMID: 26698386.
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    20. Deutsch MB, Glidden DV, Sevelius J, Keatley J, McMahan V, Guanira J, Kallas EG, Chariyalertsak S, Grant RM. HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in transgender women: a subgroup analysis of the iPrEx trial. Lancet HIV. 2015 Dec; 2(12):e512-9. PMID: 26614965.
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    21. Deutsch MB, Bhakri V, Kubicek K. Effects of cross-sex hormone treatment on transgender women and men. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Mar; 125(3):605-10. PMID: 25730222; PMCID: PMC4442681.
    22. Deutsch MB, Buchholz D. Electronic health records and transgender patients--practical recommendations for the collection of gender identity data. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jun; 30(6):843-7. PMID: 25560316; PMCID: PMC4441683.
    23. Poteat T, Wirtz AL, Radix A, Borquez A, Silva-Santisteban A, Deutsch MB, Khan SI, Winter S, Operario D. HIV risk and preventive interventions in transgender women sex workers. Lancet. 2015 Jan 17; 385(9964):274-86. PMID: 25059941; PMCID: PMC4320978.
    24. Deutsch MB, Keatley J, Sevelius J, Shade SB. Collection of gender identity data using electronic medical records: survey of current end-user practices. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2014 Nov-Dec; 25(6):657-63. PMID: 24880490.
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    25. Bauer GR, Scheim AI, Deutsch MB, Massarella C. Reported emergency department avoidance, use, and experiences of transgender persons in Ontario, Canada: results from a respondent-driven sampling survey. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 63(6):713-20.e1. PMID: 24184160.
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    26. Deutsch MB, Green J, Keatley J, Mayer G, Hastings J, Hall AM. Electronic medical records and the transgender patient: recommendations from the World Professional Association for Transgender Health EMR Working Group. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Jul-Aug; 20(4):700-3. PMID: 23631835; PMCID: PMC3721165.
    27. Deutsch MB, Feldman JL. Updated recommendations from the world professional association for transgender health standards of care. Am Fam Physician. 2013 Jan 15; 87(2):89-93. PMID: 23317072.
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    28. Deutsch M . Use of the Informed Consent Model in the Provision of Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy: A Survey of the Practices of Selected Clinics. International Journal of Transgenderism. 2012; 13(3):140-146.
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