Our Team

Endocrinology and Primary Care

Sean Iwamoto, MD


Dr. Iwamoto is an endocrinologist who provides gender-affirming hormone therapy and has additional interests in aging, obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Rita Lee, MD


Dr. Lee is a general internist who provides comprehensive primary care for adults, including genderaffirming hormone therapy.

Micol Rothman, MD


Dr. Rothman is an endocrinologist who provides gender-affirming hormone therapy and has additional interests in metabolic bone disease and the role of sex steroids.

Tyler Strickland, MPH, PA-C

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Tyler is an endocrinology PA who provides gender-affirming hormone therapy and has an interest in LGBTQ health.

Ear, Nose and Throat

Matthew Clary, MD


Dr. Clary is a laryngologist who specializes in voice, airway and swallowing disorders. He performs voice surgery for genderaffirming and laryngeal shave procedures.

Marie Jetté, PhD


Dr. Jetté is a speech-language pathologist with a special interest in providing gender-affirming voice and communication training.

Andrew Winkler, MD


Dr. Winkler is an otolaryngologist who performs cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery of the face and neck. 

Juliana Litts, CCC-SLP,


Juliana is a speech-language pathologist and certified vocologist who specializes in voice therapy and has a special interest in providing gender-affirming voice services. 

Plastic Surgery

Justin Cohen, MD

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Dr. Cohen is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in aesthetic chest wall surgery for gender affirmation. 

Christodoulos Kaoutzanis, MD

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Dr. Kaoutzanis is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who provides care for patients seeking cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He offers gender-affirming care for transgender individuals, and performs the whole spectrum of feminizing and masculinizing procedures.

Ashley Jacob, PA-C

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Ashley is a PA who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery and offers gender-affirming care throughout the surgical process.

David Mathes, MD

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Dr. Mathes is a plastic surgeon and the Division Chief for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery who specializes in top surgery for gender affirmation.

Infectious Disease

Urologic Surgery

Katherine Frasca, MD

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Dr. Frasca is an infectious disease specialist whose clinical focus includes pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), STI testing and treatment, and sexual health.

Ty Higuchi, MD, PhD

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Dr. Higuchi offers urologic care for transgender patients and gender-affirming care. In addition, he performs gender-affirming surgery in conjunction with Dr Kaoutzanis.

Paul Maroni, MD

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Dr. Maroni is a urologic surgeon who specializes in male genital surgery.

Mental Health

Debbie Carter, MD

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Dr. Carter is a psychiatrist who specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry and cross-culture psychiatry.

Robert Davies, MD

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Dr. Davies is a psychiatrist who specializes in working with adults on LGBTQ-related issues. He is a founder of the Imagine Clinic, UCHealth’s LGBTQ mental health clinic.

Christina New, PhD

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Dr. New is a clinical psychologist who specializes in LGBTQ health care and provides a range of behavioral health services including diagnostic evaluations and short-term psychotherapy with a special interest in supporting health-related behavior change. 

Gynecologic Care and Surgery

Spiritual Care

Veronica Alaniz, MD, MPH

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Dr. Alaniz is a gynecologist who works with adolescents and adults. Her clinical interests include gynecological care for transgender patients and differences of sex development (intersex).

Jill Liss, MD

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Dr. Liss provides comprehensive gynecological care with an interest in gynecologic and gender-affirming surgery for adults.

Reverend Sarah Mather, BCC

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Rev. Sarah Mather is a board-certified hospital chaplain who
provides spiritual and religious support to LGBTQ patients and families.


Program Coordinator

Carla Torres-Zegarra, MD

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Dr. Torres-Zegarra is a dermatologist who specializes in general, pediatric and cosmetic dermatology and laser hair removal.

Kelly Moran, NP

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Kelly is a nurse practitioner who provides comprehensive dermatologic care for adults. She works with transgender patients and performs surgical site electrolysis in preparation for gender-affirming surgeries. 

Keily Fisher

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For questions or to schedule an appointment, please reach out to Keily at 720.848.2650 or UCHITP@uchealth.org.

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