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CanopyCare Provides Ideal Coverage for the LGBTQIA+ Community  

Dignity Health and UCSF Health are committed to equitable, knowledgeable and welcoming care for LGBTQIA+ patients and their families. Both organizations serve all patients regardless of background, sexual orientation, or gender identity. CanopyCare’s network includes UCSF Health and Dignity Health, both nationally-renowned for their clinical excellence and leading-edge medical breakthroughs.

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The Gender Institute—Dignity Health

The Gender Institute at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital provides compassionate, high-quality health services to transgender, gender-diverse and gender-nonconforming patients. Saint Francis was the first hospital internationally to achieve accreditation for excellence in surgical care as a Center of Excellence in Gender Confirmation Surgery.

Gender Affirming Health Program & Child and Adolescent Gender Center  – UCSF Health

The UCSF Gender Affirming Health Program is a multidisciplinary program consisting of experts in transgender medicine and surgery. Our program aims to improve the access to and quality of gender affirming medical care, as well as general and specialty care, for transgender and gender nonconforming people. UCSF's Child and Adolescent Gender Center offers comprehensive medical and psychological care, as well as advocacy and legal support, to transgender, nonbinary and gender-expansive kids. We bring together experts to promote gender health and support positive outcomes for children and adolescents exploring gender identity and expression.

These programs are part of CanopyCare’s Bay Area network and meets the needs of our diverse San Francisco community.

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital—Dignity Health

Saint Francis also specializes in spine and hip/knee replacement surgery, sports medicine, occupational health, emergency medicine and is a world-class center for traumatic burn care.  Saint Francis is also a certified stroke center.

St. Mary’s Medical Center—Dignity Health

St. Mary’s, located across from Golden Gate Park, is one of the best hospitals in California and offers many services to San Francisco and the surrounding communities.

St. Mary’s has a nationally ranked orthopedic care program and is a certified stroke center. Its state-of-the-art Cancer Center offers the full-range of oncology, radiation, and imaging services, including comprehensive breast imaging services in San Francisco. St. Mary’s also has a state-of-the-art hybrid suite/operating room, where complex heart procedures are performed with fewer risks and complications for patients.

CanopyCare is dedicated to offering our members high quality, compassionate care in San Francisco and throughout nearby communities.