Our Team

Center Staff

Fan Liang, M.D. (She/Her)

Medical Director, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Fan Liang

Jennifer Parks, M.P.H. (She/Her)

Chief Administrative Officer, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Jennifer Parks

Daphne Bates (She/Her)

Financial Clearance Specialist, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Daphne Bates

Annie Brady (They/Her)

Care Manager RNCenter for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Annie Brady

Errol L. Fields, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. (He/Him)

Director of Pediatric and Adolescent Clinical Services, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Errol Lamont Fields, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Christian Gilbert (He/Him)

Senior Program Manager, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Christian Gilbert

Bashar Hassan, M.D. (He/Him)

Research Fellow, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Dr. Bashar Hassan

Helene Frances Hedian, M.D. (She/Her)

Director of Clinical Education, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Helene Frances Hedian

Tanya Knight (She/Her)

Patient Service Coordinator, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Tanya Knight

Angela Parrison (She/Her)

Program Coordinator, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Angela Smith

Pablo Restrepo, PA-C, M.P.H. (He/Him)

Physician Assistant, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Pablo Restrepo

Frankie Simone (They/He)

Associate Care Manager RN, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Frankie Simone

Romy Smith, LMSW (They/Them)

Social Worker, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Romy Smith

Valessa Sneed (She/Her)

Medical Office Coordinator, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Valessa Sneed

Kate Thomas, Ph.D. (She/Her)

Director of Mental Health, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

 Kate Thomas

Primary Care and Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy

  • Zackary Dov Berger, M.D., Ph.D.

    • Associate Editor, Johns Hopkins Physician Education and Assessment Center
    • Associate Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Alia Rehwinkel Bodnar, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Jayanti Dasgupta, M.D.

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Howard County, Columbia, MD

  • Helene Frances Hedian, M.D.

    • Director of Clinical Education, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health
    • Assistant Vice Chair for LGBTQ+ Equity and Education, Department of Medicine
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, MD

  • Jennifer Cox Janus, M.D.

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Hagerstown, Hagerstown, MD

  • Stephanie Kim Nothelle, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Jill Crank, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Remington

Jill Crank

Raina Crawford, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Remington

Raina Crawford

Melody Nangle, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Direct Primary Care

 Melody Nangle

Amber Richert, D.N.P., C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Baltimore

Amber Richert

Carolyn Le, D.N.P., C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Direct Primary Care

Carolyn Le

David A. Perez, D.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Downtown Bethesda

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Tyler Cornell, N.P.

Primary location: Comprehensive Care Practice at Bayview 

Tyler Cornell

Valerie Brewer, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: Student Health and Well-Being 

Ledibabari (Millie) Ngaage, MA Cantab MB BChir (Integrated)

Valerie Streeb, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Odenton

Valerie Streeb

Anesthesia

  • Kara Giovanna Segna, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance), Baltimore, MD

  • Maria Clarissa Tomeldan, M.D.

    • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Surgery Center

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology

Melissa Suzanne Camp, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Program Director, Halsted General Surgery Residency Program
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology

Primary Location: Skip Viragh Outpatient Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD

Colorectal Surgery

Alodia Gabre-Kidan, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Clerkship Director, Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

Dermatology

Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity Advocacy

Paula Neira, J.D., M.S.N., R.N., C.E.N.

Program Director of LGBTQ+ Equity and Education, JHM Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity

Paula Neira

Endocrinology and Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy

  • Shabina Roohi Ahmed, M.D.

    • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Endocrinology at Downtown Bethesda
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Downtown Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

  • Zackary Dov Berger, M.D., Ph.D.

    • Associate Editor, Johns Hopkins Physician Education and Assessment Center
    • Associate Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Alia Rehwinkel Bodnar, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Jayanti Dasgupta, M.D.

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Howard County, Columbia, MD

  • Helene Frances Hedian, M.D.

    • Director of Clinical Education, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health
    • Assistant Vice Chair for LGBTQ+ Equity and Education, Department of Medicine
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, MD

  • Jennifer Cox Janus, M.D.

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Hagerstown, Hagerstown, MD

  • Stephanie Kim Nothelle, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Jill Crank, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Remington

Jill Crank

Raina Crawford, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Remington

Raina Crawford

Melody Nangle, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Direct Primary Care

 Melody Nangle

Amber Richert, D.N.P., C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Baltimore

Amber Richert

Carolyn Le, D.N.P., C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Direct Primary Care

Carolyn Le

David A. Perez, D.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Downtown Bethesda

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Tyler Cornell, N.P.

Primary location: Comprehensive Care Practice at Bayview 

Tyler Cornell

Valerie Brewer, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: Student Health and Well-Being 

Ledibabari (Millie) Ngaage, MA Cantab MB BChir (Integrated)

Valerie Streeb, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Odenton

Valerie Streeb

Facial Surgery

Fan Liang, M.D.

  • Medical Director, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health
  • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

Gastroenterology

  • Maaza Sophia Abdi, M.D.

    Expertise: Abdominal Pain, Anal Cancer, Celiac Disease, Clinical Gastroenterology, Colon Polyps

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Mark Gregory Lazarev, M.D.

    Expertise: Anal Fistula, Celiac Disease, Clinical Gastroenterology, Colitis, Colon Polyps

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance), Baltimore, MD

  • Joanna Miller Peloquin Melia, M.D.

    Expertise: Anal Fistula, Celiac Disease, Celiac Sprue, Colitis, Crohn's Disease

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance), Baltimore, MD

  • Sowmya Sharma, M.D.

    Expertise: Celiac Disease, Crohn's Disease, Gastroenterology, Immunotherapy Related GI Events, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, MD

  • Alexandra Teresa Strauss, M.D.

    Expertise: Alcoholic Liver Disease, Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency, Ascites, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Bile Duct Disease

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Geriatric Care

Stephanie Kim Nothelle, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

HIV Prevention & Treatment

David Charles Griffith, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Joint Appointment in Pediatrics

Primary Location: The John G. Bartlett Specialty Practice, Baltimore, MD

Hysterectomy

  • Stephen James Martin, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Canton Crossing, Baltimore, MD

  • Ophelia Jeanne Langhorne, M.D.

    • Instructor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - East Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Victoria Vargas, M.D., M.S.

    • Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery in the National Capital Region
    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC

  • Jennifer Doorey, M.D., M.S.

    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Laryngology/Voice Services

  • Lee Akst, M.D.

    • Director of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center
    • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Simon Best, M.D.

    • Director, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
    • Assistant Professor of Oncology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Ashley Corrinne Davis, M.S.

    • Speech-Language Pathologist
    • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Claire W. Ligon, M.Ed.

    • Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center, Bethesda, MD

  • Kristine M. Pietsch, M.A.

    • Speech Language Pathologist
    • Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

Rebecca Kall, M.A., CCC-SLP

Rebecca Kall, M.A., CCC-SLP

Mental Health

Matthew H Taylor, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance), Baltimore, MD

Kate Thomas, Ph.D.

Mental Health Director, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

 Kate Thomas

Neurology – Epilepsy

Emily Louise Johnson, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Gynecology and Obstetrics

  • Ophelia Jeanne Langhorne, M.D.

    • Instructor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - East Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Stephen James Martin, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Canton Crossing, Baltimore, MD

  • Victoria Vargas, M.D., M.S.

    • Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery in the National Capital Region
    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC

  • Jennifer Doorey, M.D., M.S.

    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Pathology

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine and Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy

Errol Lamont Fields, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

  • Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Director of Pediatric Education, Training & Advocacy, Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender & Gender Expansive Health

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD

Pelvic Physical Therapy

Nora Arnold

Locations: Baltimore and Lutherville

Nora Arnold

Katie Knox

Locations: Lutherville

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Janelle Oduro-Adjei

Locations: Baltimore and Lutherville

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Lola Oyebefun

Location: Sibley

Lola Oyebefun DPT

Kianna Stiffler

Locations: Lutherville

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Lauren Trosch

Location: Sibley

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Madeline Urban

Location: Lutherville

Madeline Urban

Penile Construction

Metoidioplasty

Andrew Jason Cohen, M.D.

  • Division Director, Benign Urology
  • Assistant Professor of Urology

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Penile Implant

  • Arthur Louis Burnett, M.D.

    • Director, Basic Science Laboratory in Neuro-Urology
    • Patrick C. Walsh Professor of Urology
    • Director, Sexual Medicine Fellowship Program
    • Professor of Urology
    • Professor of Oncology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Andrew Jason Cohen, M.D.

    • Division Director, Benign Urology
    • Assistant Professor of Urology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Phalloplasty

Fan Liang, M.D.

  • Medical Director, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Expertise: Craniofacial Reconstruction, Craniofacial Surgery, Facial and Plastics Reconstructive Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology, Fertility Preservation, and Fertility Services

Katherine Elizabeth Cameron, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, MD

Top Surgery

  • Fan Liang, M.D.

    • Medical Director, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health
    • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Lily Mundy, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

Urology

  • Arthur Louis Burnett, M.D.

    • Director, Basic Science Laboratory in Neuro-Urology
    • Patrick C. Walsh Professor of Urology
    • Director, Sexual Medicine Fellowship Program
    • Professor of Urology
    • Professor of Oncology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Andrew Jason Cohen, M.D.

    • Division Director, Benign Urology
    • Assistant Professor of Urology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Heather Noelle Di Carlo, M.D.

    • Interim Director, Pediatric Urology
    • Director, Pediatric Urology Research
    • Assistant Professor of Urology

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance), Baltimore, MD

Vaginoplasty

  • Fan Liang, M.D.

    • Medical Director, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health
    • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Andrew Jason Cohen, M.D.

    • Division Director, Benign Urology
    • Assistant Professor of Urology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Voice Therapy

  • Lee Akst, M.D.

    • Director of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center
    • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD

  • Simon Best, M.D.

    • Director, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
    • Assistant Professor of Oncology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Ashley Corrinne Davis, M.S.

    • Speech-Language Pathologist
    • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Claire W. Ligon, M.Ed.

    • Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center, Bethesda, MD

  • Kristine M. Pietsch, M.A.

    • Speech Language Pathologist
    • Assistant of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center), Baltimore, MD