LGBTQ Health

Adult Primary Care & Bioidentical Hormone Specialist in Palm Springs, CA
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LGBTQ Health services offered in Palm Springs, CA

Many in the LGBTQ community lack access to high-quality and safe health services. At the offices of D Reddy Narayan in Palm Springs, California, Dharmavijaypal Reddy Narayan, MD, provides comprehensive LGBTQ health services in a safe, comfortable environment. Dr. Narayan offers primary care, chronic disease management, anxiety and depression screenings, and other services to support your long-term health and lower your risk for preventable diseases. Call the office to schedule an LGBTQ health consultation or book an appointment online today.

LGBTQ Health Q&A

What is LGBTQ health?

LGBTQ health services focus on the needs of people who are gay, lesbian, transgender, non-binary, or intersex. The health services available at D Reddy Narayan address the sensitive physical and mental health needs of adults in the LGBTQ community.

Dr. Narayan provides the highest quality health care without barriers to support your physical health and mental well-being. He takes a compassionate, empathetic approach to caring for the needs of the LGBTQ community, especially those who may be resistant to seeking medical care because of negative experiences in the past.

What LGBTQ health services are available?

Focusing on the needs of LGBTQ adults, Dr. Narayan offers a wide range of acute, urgent, and chronic health care services. He also provides preventive resources to promote long-term health and vitality.

Available services include:

  • Routine physicals
  • Primary care
  • Sick visits 
  • Vaccinations
  • Preventive health screenings
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing
  • Anxiety and depression screenings

The goals of the available services are to lower your risk factors for preventable diseases and ensure you get the treatment you need for existing health issues.

Dr. Narayan understands the unique challenges the LGBTQ community face and offers a nonjudgmental, inclusive space for you to be open and honest about your health needs and concerns.

What can I expect during my first LGBTQ health consultation?

During your initial consultation with Dr. Narayan, you can expect to spend time discussing your existing health and asking any questions you have. He also reviews your personal and family medical histories to assess your risk factors for certain diseases.

In addition to a physical exam, Dr. Narayan may request bloodwork or other diagnostic testing to evaluate your overall health, even if you’re not having symptoms. He may also order STD testing based on your risk factors and ensure that you’re up to date on vaccinations.

Dr. Narayan also offers resources to support your lifestyle and long-term health. He provides a safe space for you to discuss specific issues, such as coming out to your loved ones, transitioning, and aging.

To schedule an LGBTQ consultation, call the office of D Reddy Narayan or book an appointment online today.