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

Wendy Chen, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S. (She/Her)

Gender Affirming Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Dr. Wendy Chen

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

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

  • Zack Berger, MD PhD

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

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Alia Rehwinkel Bodnar, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Jayanti Dasgupta, MD

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Family and Internal Medicine, Howard County, Columbia, MD

  • Helene Hedian, MD

    • Director of Clinical Education, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

  • Jennifer Cox Janus, MD

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

  • Stephanie Nothelle, MD

    • 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

Mindy Poorman, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Green Spring Station

Mindy Poorman, C.R.N.P.

Pediatric Primary Care

  • Jill Campbell Troilo, MD

    Expertise: Gender Affirming Care, Pediatrics

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

  • Mallory Lyn Lostumbo, MD

    Expertise: Gender Affirming Care, Pediatrics

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

  • Sheila Venkata Ravendhran, MD MPH

    Expertise: Gender Affirming Care, Pediatrics

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Family and Internal Medicine, Howard County, Columbia, MD

Anesthesia

  • Kara Segna, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

  • Maria Clarissa Tomeldan, MD

    • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Surgery Center

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

  • Joseph Brian Walpole, MD PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology

Melissa Camp, MD MPH

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

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

Colorectal Surgery

Alodia Gabre-Kidan, MD MPH

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

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

Dermatology

  • Myriam Lucia Vega Gonzalez, MD MPH

    • Assistant Professor of Dermatology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

  • Farah Succaria, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Dermatology

    Primary Location: Howard County Medical Pavilion, Columbia, MD

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, MD

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

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

  • Zack Berger, MD PhD

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

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Alia Rehwinkel Bodnar, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Jayanti Dasgupta, MD

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Family and Internal Medicine, Howard County, Columbia, MD

  • Helene Hedian, MD

    • Director of Clinical Education, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

  • Jennifer Cox Janus, MD

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

  • Rosalie Naglieri, MD

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

  • Stephanie Nothelle, MD

    • 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

Mindy Poorman, C.R.N.P.

Primary location: JHCP Green Spring Station

Mindy Poorman, C.R.N.P.

Facial Surgery

Fan Liang, MD

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

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

Gastroenterology

  • Maaza Abdi, MD

    Expertise: Gender Affirming Care, Gastroenterology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

  • Mark Lazarev, MD

    Expertise: Gender Affirming Care, Gastroenterology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

  • Joanna Miller Peloquin Melia, MD

    Expertise: Gender Affirming Care, Gastroenterology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

  • Sowmya Sharma, MD

    Expertise: Gender Affirming Care, Gastroenterology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

  • Aly T. Strauss, MD MIE

    Expertise: Gender Affirming Care, Gastroenterology, Hospital Medicine

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

Geriatric Care

Stephanie Nothelle, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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

HIV Prevention & Treatment

David Griffith, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Hysterectomy

  • Stephen James Martin, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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

  • Ophelia Jeanne Langhorne, MD

    • Instructor in Gynecology and Obstetrics

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

  • Vicky V. Vargas, MD MS

    • 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, MD MS

    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

Laryngology/Voice Services

  • Lee M. Akst, MD

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

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Simon R. Best, MD

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

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Ashley C. Davis, MS

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

    • Speech Language Pathologist
    • Assistant in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Kristine M. Pietsch, MA

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

Rebecca Kall, M.A., CCC-SLP

Rebecca Kall, M.A., CCC-SLP

Mental Health

Kate Thomas, Ph.D.

Mental Health Director, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

 Kate Thomas

Neurology – Epilepsy

Emily Johnson, MD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology

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

Gynecology and Obstetrics

  • Ophelia Jeanne Langhorne, MD

    • Instructor in Gynecology and Obstetrics

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

  • Stephen James Martin, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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

  • Vicky V. Vargas, MD MS

    • 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, MD MS

    • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

Pathology

Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy

Katie Bennett, MSN, FNP-C, CRNP

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Physical Therapy

Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

Nora Arnold

Locations: Baltimore and Lutherville

Nora Arnold

Lindsay Backiev

Locations: Lutherville and Peabody

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Katie Knox

Locations: Lutherville

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Janelle Oduro-Adjei

Locations: Baltimore and Lutherville

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Kianna Stiffler

Locations: Lutherville

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Lauren Trosch

Location: Sibley

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Madeline Urban

Location: Lutherville

Madeline Urban

Occupational Therapy

Jennifer Nicholas, OTD, CHT 

Location: Lutherville

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Rachel Pigott OTR/L, CHT

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Jordan Bradford OTR/L

Location: Lutherville

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General Physical Therapy

Keelin Godsey, DPT

Location: Lutherville

 

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Amanda Greene, DPT

Location: Lutherville

Amanda Greene

Penile Construction

Metoidioplasty

Andrew Cohen, MD

  • Division Director, Benign Urology
  • Associate Professor of Urology

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

Penile Implant

  • Arthur Burnett, MD

    • Director, Basic Science Laboratory in Neuro-Urology
    • Professor of Urology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Andrew Cohen, MD

    • Division Director, Benign Urology
    • Associate Professor of Urology

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

Phalloplasty

Fan Liang, MD

  • Medical Director, Center for Transgender and Gender Expansive Health

Expertise: Gender Affirming Care, Gender Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

Pharmacology

Salia Farrokh, PharmD

Expertise: Gender Affirming Care

Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology, Fertility Preservation, and Fertility Services

Katie E. Cameron, MD MBE

  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Green Spring Station, Lutherville, Lutherville, MD

Top Surgery

  • Fan Liang, MD

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

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Lily Ruth Mundy, MD

    • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Wendy Chen, MD MS

    • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    Primary Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC

Urology

  • Arthur Burnett, MD

    • Director, Basic Science Laboratory in Neuro-Urology
    • Professor of Urology

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Andrew Cohen, MD

    • Division Director, Benign Urology
    • Associate Professor of Urology

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

  • Heather Di Carlo, MD

    • Interim Director, Pediatric Urology
    • Assistant Professor of Urology

    Primary Location: Rubenstein Child Health Building, Baltimore, MD

Vaginoplasty

  • Fan Liang, MD

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

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Andrew Cohen, MD

    • Division Director, Benign Urology
    • Associate Professor of Urology

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

Voice Therapy

  • Lee M. Akst, MD

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

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Simon R. Best, MD

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

    Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Baltimore, MD

  • Ashley C. Davis, MS

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

    • Speech Language Pathologist
    • Assistant in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Kristine M. Pietsch, MA

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