Kathryn S. Tierney, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP
- Accepting New Patients
Specialties/Areas of Care
Transgender Hormone Therapy
Transgender Care & Support
Kathryn (Katy) S. Tierney, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP is the Medical Director of the Middlesex Health Transgender Medicine Program and a nurse practitioner at Middlesex Health Multispecialty Group - Endocrinology.
Education & Training
Katy is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing from the Yale University School of Nursing, where she also earned a certificate in nursing. Katy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences from Smith College.
In addition to coordinating transgender medicine services across Middlesex Health and working to ensure that all patients have equitable access to the highest quality health care, Katy provides hormone therapy for transgender patients.
Katy cares for patients with conditions that affect the endocrine system, such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, calcium disorders, adrenal insufficiency, osteoporosis and overweight/obesity. Katy's expertise in diabetes management includes insulin pumps or continuous glucose sensors.
More About Katy
In addition to her active clinical practice, Katy is a clinical instructor at the Yale University School of Nursing, Quinnipiac University and the University of Connecticut School of Nursing. She has also given academic presentations at numerous local and national conferences.
Katy is fluent in Spanish.
Education & Training
|Graduate||Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT|
|Undergraduate||Smith College, Northampton, MA|
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Locations & Appointments
2 Office Locations
Middlesex Health treats patients in their emergency departments regardless of their ability to pay.
- Blue Cross & Blue Shield
- CarePartners of Connecticut
- Cigna (including Starbridge and Great West)
- Connecticut State Medicaid (Husky) A, B, C, D, Charter Oak
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
- Healthcare Value Management
- MHN (Behavioral Health services only)
- Northeast Health Direct
- Oxford Healthplans
- Private Health Systems (PHCS)
- United Healthcare
- United Healthcare (including Golden Rule, UMR, United Behavioral Health, United Integrated Resources)
- Value Options (Behavioral Health services only)
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