As a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality, Kennedy Community Health is committed to equitable, inclusive care for LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and other non-heterosexual or non-binary/gender non-confirming identities and orientations) patients, and their families, who can face significant challenges in securing the quality health care and respect they deserve.

Dr. Anna McMahan is the health center’s LGBTQIA+ focused point person for all of our sites. She is a family physician who has a special interest in LGBTQIA+ healthcare.  She has experience providing care to all LGBTQIA+ youth and adults, including providing gender affirming hormone therapy and trans health care.  To make an appointment with Dr. McMahan, please call our main number: 1-800-853-2288, and identify yourself as a trans patient interested in establishing care.

All of the staff and providers at Kennedy Community Health’s sites in Worcester, Framingham, and Worcester are LGBTQIA+ friendly and provide a welcoming and inclusive environment to receive care but below is a list of providers have self identified as LGBTQIA+ knowledgeable and experienced. Please call our main number 1-800-853-2288 to schedule an appointment with our providers.

Medical Providers:

  • Abigail Mathews, FNP (Worcester)
  • Alicia Cooksey, FNP (Worcester)
  • Anna McMahan, MD (Worcester)
  • Anna Zheng, MD (Worcester)
  • Arielle Ganem-Rosen, NP (Worcester)
  • Bronwyn (Williams) Alfred, FNP (Worcester)
  • Donna Raymond, NP (Worcester)
  • Deena Solomon (MD – Pediatrician, Framingham)
  • Gina D’Ottavio, MD (Milford)
  • Heather Patrick, NP (Worcester)
  • Jamie Kerr, NP (Worcester)
  • Jaya Rawla, NP (Worcester)
  • Jessica Deglialberti, FNP (Worcester)
  • Julia Randall, MD (Worcester)
  • Lenore Azaroff, MD (Worcester)
  • Lisetta Shah, MD (Worcester)
  • Molly Moore, MD (Worcester)
  • Pablo Hernandez, MD (Worcester, Milford, Framingham)
  • Robynn Eisley, FNP (Worcester)
  • Stephanie Salvi, NP (Milford)
  • Sydney Engel, NP (Milford)
  • Tyler Gillingham, NP (Worcester)
  • Zachary Bay, MD (Worcester)

Behavioral Health Providers:

(Behavioral Health providers only see patients who receive medical care at Kennedy Community Health)

  • Olivia Skalski, Psy.D Psychotherapist (Worcester)
  • Veronica Boske, LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Worcester/Milford)
  • Laurie Costigan, Psy.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Assistant Director BH (Worcester)
  • Caroline Durning, LICSW Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (Worcester)
  • Kathy Herrman, Psy.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Worcester)
  • Lucy Maneri, LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Worcester)
  • Randy Marles, LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Worcester)
  • Tatiana Martins, MA Psychotherapist (Worcester)
  • Vannary Moeuy, LICSW Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (Worcester/Milford)
  • Leia O’Callaghan, LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Worcester)
  • Nancy Pratt, MD Psychiatrist (Worcester)
  • Adriana Vandroux, LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Worcester)
  • Stephen Waters, Psy.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Worcester)

Services

We offer the following services to our LGBTQ patients:

  • Gender affirming hormone therapy and monitoring
  • Referrals for gender affirming surgery
  • LGBTQ informed mental and behavioral health care
  • LGBTQ informed comprehensive medical care, including gynecologic care and pregnancy care
  • STD/STI/HIV testing
  • HIV care and services
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Substance Use Disorder services
  • On site trans- and LGBTQIA+ friendly social services, pharmacy, dental, and laboratory services

 

For more information on LGBTQ resources, click the documents below:

Kennedy CHC LGBTQ Resource Guide

Do Ask Do Tell Brochure ENGLISH

Do Ask Do Tell Brochure SPANISH

A Letter to our LGBTQ Patients

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. does not discriminate against any person because of age, race, color, religious creed, ethnicity, national origin, culture, language, socioeconomic status, sex, handicap (disability), veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression in the provision of or access to services and activities.