Gender Management Service (GeMS) and Behavioral Health, Endocrinology, Urology (BE-U)

Our Gender Management Service (GeMS) and Behavioral Health, Endocrinology, Urology (BE-U) Programs are dedicated to providing care and support to youth with concerns about gender identity, and infants, children, adolescents and young adults with differences of sex development.

Our multi-disciplinary team includes specialists from:

Together, we provide physical and psychological evaluation, ongoing care, and additional referrals as needed.

Our Expertise

Founded by one of the first endocrinologists to treat disorders of sex development, our program includes specialists who have a long-standing expertise in treating disorders of sex development (DSDs) such as mixed gonadal dysgenesis, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, androgen insensitivity syndrome, and other conditions that cause ambiguous genitalia.

Dr. Norman Spack expanded the program to patients with concerns about gender identity in 2007, creating GeMS,  the first major program in the United States to focus on transgender children and adolescents.

Our experienced clinicians are familiar with the mental and emotional aspects of each unique condition. And since we work within Children’s, we also know what questions to ask the rest of your child’s medical team. This collaborative effort allows us to develop the best possible treatment plan for each child.

Learn more about the Disorders of Sex Development Program and the Gender Management Service (GeMS)

Please call today to make an appointment with one of our specialists at 617-355-4367 (355-GEMS).