Gender & Sex Development Program
The Gender & Sex Development Program at Lurie Children’s has two arms. One provides comprehensive services for transgender, gender expansive and gender-non conforming youth while the other provides support for children and adolescents with sex development conditions.
Services for Gender Development
The gender development arm of the program provides outpatient services aimed at supporting the physical, mental and social health of patients and their families as youth progress through gender identity development.
Learn more about our gender development services and clinic.
Services for Sex Development
The sex dDevelopment arm of our program cares for newborns and children with differences of sex development. Our collaborative team includes pediatric endocrinologists, urologists, surgeons and nurses in addition to an ethicist and child psychologist experienced in DSD and gender issues to give our patients the most holistic care possible.
Learn more about our sex development services and clinic.
To find out more information about our program or to request an appointment, call Jennifer Leininger at 773.303.6056 or e-mail Jleininger@luriechildrens.org.