Our Team


Endocrinology and Primary Care


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

Rita Lee, MD
(she/her)

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

Danielle Loeb, MD, MPH
(they/them)

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Dr. Loeb is a general internist who provides comprehensive primary care for adults, including gender-affirming hormone therapy. 

Micol Rothman, MD
(she/her)

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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.

Boyd Hammond, MPAS, PA-C
(he/him)

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Boyd is a PA who provides genderaffirming hormone therapy and is also interested in the treatment of diabetes. 

Tyler Strickland, MPH, PA-C
(he/him)

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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
(he/him)

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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
(she/her)

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

Andrew Winkler, MD
(he/him)

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

Juliana Litts, CCC-SLP,
(she/her)

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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
(he/him)

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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
(he/him)

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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
(she/her)

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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
(he/him)

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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
(she/her)

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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
(he/him)

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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
(he/him)

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

Mental Health


Debbie Carter, MD
(she/her)

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

Robert Davies, MD
(he/him)

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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
(she/her)

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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


Nurse Navigator


Veronica Alaniz, MD, MPH
(she/her)

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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
(she/her)

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

Cindy Miller, MSN, RN, AG-CNS
(she/her)

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Cindy is our nurse navigator for gender-affirming hormone therapy. She has years of experience in care management and coordinating care for patients in complex medical systems.  She is passionate about partnering with LGBTQ patients to navigate the healthcare system in order to reach their goals.

Dermatology


Spiritual Care


Carla Torres-Zegarra, MD
(she/her)

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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
(she/her)

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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. 

Reverend Sarah Mather, BCC
(she/her)

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

Research Assistants


Program Coordinator


Danielle Kline, MS
(she/her)

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Research Services Program Manager

For questions about “Our Community, Our Health” please reach out to Danielle at danielle.kline@cuanschutz.edu

Mary Mancuso, MA
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Professional Research Assistant

Mary is a research assistant for several gender-diverse research studies in the department and helps coordinate the UCHealth Integrated Transgender Program Community Advisory Board (CAB). Please contact Mary with questions about current research or the CAB at mary.mancuso@cuanschutz.edu.

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.