LGBTQ ClinicDr. Joseph Bacchi



Stony Brook Medicine healthcare system is dedicated to affirming the specific and unique needs of its LGBTQ+ patients, and has been  recognized by the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) survey of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The HEI survey serves as the national LGBTQ+ benchmarking tool that evaluates healthcare facilities’ policies and practices related to equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees.

In this year’s 15th annual HEI survey of over 900 facilities nationwide, Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH), which includes Stony Brook Children’s Hospital; along with Stony Brook Southampton Hospital (SBSH); and Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital (SBELIH) earned the designation of “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” for 2022. All Stony Brook Medicine hospitals received the top score of 100 on the survey, which encompasses non-discrimination and staff training, patient services and support, employee benefits and policies, and patient and community engagement.

Services Offered

  • Preventative medicine (pap test/mammogram)
    • Annual exams, cervical cancer screening with pap smears, breast cancer screening with mammography, colon cancer screening, screening for osteoporosis.
  • Contraception
    • We offer all forms of contraception including barrier/condoms, pills, patches, injections, insertable rings.
    • In-office implants with Nexplanon and a variety  of intrauterine devices.
  • Infectious Diseases
    • Comprehensive STD screening including in-office HIV testing with same day results
    • Screening for common yeast and bacterial infections
  • Gender affirming therapies
    • Menstrual and puberty suppression
    • Consultations for the female to male transition process as well as non-binary care
    • Referral source for hormone replacement therapies
    • Surgical treatments including hysterectomies

LGBTQ Clinics

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Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Weight Loss Center

Colon and Rectal Surgery


Family Planning / Conception

Gender Affirming Surgery

Infectious Diseases

Mental Health


Podiatric Surgery

Primary Care


LGBTQ providers in all departments

LGBTQ Education and Resources