Kathryn S. Tierney, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

PRONOUNS: she/her/hers
Transgender Medicine Program & Middlesex Health Multispecialty Group - Endocrinology
Primary Specialty: Endocrinology
  • Accepting New Patients
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Kathryn S. Tierney, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

About Me

Specialties/Areas of Care

Endocrinology

Diabetes Management

Transgender Hormone Therapy

Transgender Care & Support

Special Training

LGBTQ+ Health

Languages Spoken

English

Spanish


Bio

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.

Clinical Expertise

Transgender Medicine
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.

Endocrinology
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.

Special Interests

Diabetes Management
Transgender Medicine

Education & Training

Graduate Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT
Undergraduate Smith College, Northampton, MA

Board Certification

American Nurses Credentialing Center

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Locations

1Middlesex Health MultiSpecialty Group - Endocrinology

540 Saybrook Road
Suite 210
Middletown, CT 06457
860-358-2470
Fax
860-358-8693
Middlesex Health MultiSpecialty Group - Endocrinology

2Middlesex Health MultiSpecialty Group - Endocrinology (Westbrook Offices)

250 Flat Rock Place
Floor 2
Westbrook, CT 06498
860-358-2470
Middlesex Health MultiSpecialty Group - Endocrinology (Westbrook Offices)

Insurance Accepted

Middlesex Health treats patients in their emergency departments regardless of their ability to pay.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • CarePartners of Connecticut
  • Champus/Tricare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna (including Starbridge and Great West)
  • ConnectiCare
  • Connecticut State Medicaid (Husky) A, B, C, D, Charter Oak
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Healthcare Value Management
  • HMC
  • Medicare
  • MHN (Behavioral Health services only)
  • Multiplan
  • 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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