Pediatric endocrinologist Maria Eleni Nikita, MD, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at University of Maryland School of Medicine, provides in-depth discussion on how to diagnosis and treat transgender children and adolescents.

Dr. Nikita presents what it means for a child or adolescent to be transgender and discusses the risks and benefits for treating these children. She also provides step-by-step instructions on how to evaluate transgender children and adolescents and how to approach discussing gender issues with them.

Learn more about University of Maryland Children's Hospital pediatric endocrinology program. Please call 410-328-6749 to make a referral.

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Schedule Grand Rounds for your hospital with Dr. Nikita.