Madeline Deutsch, MD, MPH

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
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 UCSF Transgender Care, the clinical arm of the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, and oversees the development of the UCSF Primary Care Protocols for Transgender Care. 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 uses telehealth technology to provide gender affirming hormone therapy to patients located remote to the Bay Area. Dr. Deutsch is certified as an HIV care expert by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Since 2006 she has cared for more than 1500 transgender patients.

    Dr. Deutsch is the Principal Investigator for a UCSF funded study of methods for collection of gender identity data in a clinical setting, and a Co-Principal Investigator on a California HIV/AIDS Research Program to study HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in transgender populations. She is a Co-investigator on a PCORI-funded study of longitudinal HIV-related and other health outcomes in transgender populations, and a technical advisor for an NIH study developing transgender-specific healthcare quality measures. Dr. Deutsch is a member of the Editorial Boards for the journals LGBT Health, Transgender Health, and the International Journal of Transgenderism.

    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. She has delivered more than 100 national and international invited lectures. She has worked on international capacity building projects, including chairing a 2 day bilingual training on transgender clinical care in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and meeting with the Vice President of Peru to discuss transgender health needs. She is the course chair for the clinical training continuing education activities at the biennial UCSF National Transgender Health Summit, and is the course chair of the annual Transgender Medicine elective course for UCSF health professions students. Dr. Deutsch has authored or co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and several textbook chapters on topics in transgender health and medicine.

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    1. Agénor M, White Hughto JM, Peitzmeier SM, Potter J, Deutsch M, Pardee DJ, Reisner SL. Gender identity disparities in Pap test use in a sample of binary and non-binary transmasculine adults. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Apr 13. PMID: 29654599.
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    2. Reisner SL, Deutsch M, Peitzmeier SM, White Hughto JM, Cavanaugh TP, Pardee DJ, McLean SA, Panther LA, Gelman M, Mimiaga MJ, Potter JE. Test performance and acceptability of self- versus provider-collected swabs for high-risk HPV DNA testing in female-to-male trans masculine patients. PLoS One. 2018; 13(3):e0190172. PMID: 29538411.
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    3. Deutsch M, Radix A, Wesp L. Breast Cancer Screening, Management, and a Review of Case Study Literature in Transgender Populations. Semin Reprod Med. 2017 09; 35(5):434-441. PMID: 29073682.
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    4. Reisner SL, Deutsch M, 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 06 23; 17(1):444. PMID: 28645254.
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    5. Braun HM, Garcia-Grossman IR, Quiñones-Rivera A, Deutsch M. 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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    6. 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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    7. Wesp LM, Deutsch M. 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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    8. Deutsch M, 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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    9. 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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    10. Reisner SL, Radix A, Deutsch M. Integrated and Gender-Affirming Transgender Clinical Care and Research. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 08 15; 72 Suppl 3:S235-42. PMID: 27429189.
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    11. Grant RM, Sevelius JM, Guanira JV, Aguilar JV, Chariyalertsak S, Deutsch M. Transgender Women in Clinical Trials of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 08 15; 72 Suppl 3:S226-9. PMID: 27429187.
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    12. Radix A, Sevelius J, Deutsch M. 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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    13. Cahill SR, Baker K, Deutsch M, Keatley J, Makadon HJ. Response to Dr. Thompson and Colleagues. LGBT Health. 2016 Aug; 3(4):321-3. PMID: 27404331.
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    14. 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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    15. Sevelius J, Deutsch M, Glidden DV, Grant RM. PrEP adherence among trans women in Brazil-access needed for this key population - Authors' reply. Lancet HIV. 2016 05; 3(5):e200-1. PMID: 27126486.
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    16. Bockting W, Coleman E, Deutsch M, Guillamon A, Meyer I, Meyer W, Reisner S, Sevelius J, Ettner R. 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].
    17. 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].
    18. 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].
    19. 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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    20. Deutsch M. 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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    21. 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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    22. Deutsch M, 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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    23. Deutsch M, 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.
    24. Deutsch M, 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.
    25. Poteat T, Wirtz AL, Radix A, Borquez A, Silva-Santisteban A, Deutsch M, 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.
    26. Deutsch M, 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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    27. Bauer GR, Scheim AI, Deutsch M, 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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    28. Deutsch M, 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.
    29. Deutsch M, 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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    30. 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.