Final day of patient care will be July 13, 2023
It’s bitter-sweet. Due to the excellent work of the Out Health team and many others, healthcare for the LGBTQ+ community has greatly expanded.
While the clinic is closing, the mission will continue. Dr Oriel, Dr Brinn, Katy and Melisa plan to continue their long-held passion of advocacy, education and outreach, but do not know at this time what next professional next steps might be.
Many have asked whether everything is okay with us personally. Yes—we truly are okay!
We appreciate your kindness.
We stand by your side.
We See You.
At OUT HEALTH we see you. No matter how or why you came to us, we will welcome you with open arms and treat you with the dignity, respect and love that you deserve.
OUT HEALTH has been a place where people can be themselves without fear of judgment or retribution. We provide care with patience, kindness, humility and as much empathy as humanly possible.
Each day, we recommit to those principles and to you.
We stand by your side. We See You.
Meet the Team
We are committed to you. OUT HEALTH promotes a collaborative culture both within and outside of the organization, working together to meet the needs of every person we serve.
Dr. Kathy Oriel, MD, MS
Throughout her career, Kathy Oriel has been an advocate for LGBTQ+ people and those who struggle with substances. Dr. Oriel is a family physician who…...
Dr. Lisa Brinn, MD
Dr Brinn brings to Out Health twenty years of experience providing sensitive, patient-centered healthcare to people of diverse backgrounds. She began her career with a…...
Melisa began her healthcare career as an EMT before becoming an LPN at Northeast Family Medicine in 2013. She joined Dr. Oriel in private practice…...
Katy Beam is a Certified Medical Assistant who is thrilled to join Out Health. She has been an enthusiastic advocate for LGBTQ+ people for years,…...
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