Our Gender-Affirming Programs & Services

Providing a Variety of Gender-Affirming Services to Our Patients


The Director for Transgender Medicine at BIDMC and Beth Israel Lahey Health, Dr. Michael Irwig, is a board-certified endocrinologist with particular expertise in hormone therapy for gender-diverse patients. He helps patients sort through the advantages and disadvantages of various hormone regimens. He has conducted original research on the care of transgender patients by endocrinologists and on the effects of testosterone on the trans masculine voice.

Dr. Irwig has presented over 100 lectures at hospitals and medical schools across the world on transgender health and male hypogonadism. He also serves as a faculty member for World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and a co-author for WPATH's Standards of Care 8.

Alongside colleagues across BIDMC and BILH, Dr. Irwig and all of our gender-affirming specialists are here for you.

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