Connecticut Children’s is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children of all ages with variations of sexual development. Multidisciplinary specialists from our divisions of Genetics,Urology,Psychiatry, Psychology and Endocrinology (GUPPE) provide personalized treatment options in a patient and family-centered environment.

GUPPE is overseen by co-medical directors Priya Phulwani, MD (Endocrinology) and Anne Dudley, MD (Urology). Bonnie Scranton, LCSW works with families regarding understanding and adjusting to their diagnoses and supporting the psychosocial needs of children, teens and parents.

Conditions We Treat Include

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Gonadal Dysgenesis
  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome

Resources for Patients and Families

Resources for Referring Providers

To refer a patient to GUPPE clinic:

  • Call 860-545-9395 or
  • Place an electronic or faxed urology referral with “GUPPE clinic” and diagnosis
  • Referral Guidelines

Priya Phulwani, MD

Medical Director, Gender Program | Co-Director – Clinic for Variations of Sex Development

Anne Dudley, MD

Director, Myelomeningocele Program | Co-Director – Clinic for Variations of Sex Development (GUPPE) | Co-Director, Posterior Urethral Valves Program (PUV)