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Helene Frances Hedian, M.D.

Helene Frances Hedian, M.D.

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  • Director of Clinical Education, Center for Transgender Health
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Spanish

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670
10753 Falls Road
Pavilion II Suite 325
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-583-2774 | Fax: 410-583-2883

Background

Dr. Helene Hedian is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Director of Clinical Education at the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health.

Her academic interests include internal medicine, medical education, and the specific health needs of LGBTQ patients. 

Dr. Hedian completed undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and Spanish at the University of Dayton. She earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center, where she was selected as a chief resident.

In 2016, she joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins University. She is a clinical coach for the Barker firm in the Johns Hopkins Osler Medical Residency.

Her research focuses on provider attitudes and knowledge regarding LGBTQ health, with the goal of expanding competent and compassionate healthcare practices. She has provided gender-affirming primary care to patients through the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health since it opened in 2017.

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Titles

  • Director of Clinical Education, Center for Transgender Health
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD; University of Maryland School of Medicine (2012)

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine; University of Maryland Medical Center (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2015)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Streed C, Hedian H, Bertram A, Sisson S. Assessment of internal medicine resident preparedness to care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Jun;34(6):893-898.

Hedian H, Norwood A, Siegel J, Loeb D.  Work Group: Streed C, Ufomata E, Tilstra S, Greene R, Tran P, Kwolek D, Lee R.  Quick Guide: Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy by the Primary Care Provider. 

Hedian H, Robertson T, Frayha N. Let’s Talk About Sex. Primary Care Reviews and Perspectives.  Episode 67, Chapter 11.  Hippo Education, February 2020

Hedian H, Frayha N, Robertson T. Introduction to LGB Health.  Primary Care Reviews and Perspectives.  Episode 68, Chapter 13. Hippo Education, March 2020.

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • Society for General Internal Medicine (SGIM)
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

No blushing! How to talk about sex with all patients. CLOSLER September 2018.  

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