Transgender Medicine

El Rio provides affirming, respectful, high-quality healthcare to the Tucson Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) communities.

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See Tucson.com’s article on how we are uniquely excelling at providing pediatric transgender services here.

We are dedicated to provide trans-affirming, patient centered care.

Primary Care Adult Medicine – providing primary care (including preventative, chronic and acute services), gender-confirming hormone therapy and referral to specialists.

Congress Health Center – Dr. Gabi Ochoa, Dr. Jessica HenselDr. Arthi Senra

El Pueblo Health Center – Dr. Melissa Brosanders, Dr. Daryll Brosanders, Dr. Joy Mockbee

Broadway Health Center – Dr. Beth Tranen, Holly Monka, ANP; Marketa Jansky, FNP

HealthOn Broadway Health Center – Shannon Fennie, FNP; Jennifer Eldred, FNP

Southeast Health Center – Dr. Christine Pham

Multiple Health Centers  – Jessica Suhowatsky, NP

Primary Care Adolescent and Pediatric Medicine – providing primary care (including preventative, chronic and acute care services), gender-confirming hormone therapy, puberty blockers, discussions about gender identity and referrals to specialists.

El Pueblo Health Center – Dr. Andrew Cronyn

Northwest Health Center – Dr. Tracey Kurtzman

Sexual & Reproductive Health Services – providing care for everyone in need of sexual and reproductive health services, including routine cervical cancer screening, atypical bleeding, PCOS, pelvic pain and pre-conception/fertility counseling. (Note: we do not provide primary care or gender confirming therapy through these providers).

Birth & Women’s Health Center – Maya Adams, CNM; Sandra Macon, CNM; Shelley McGrew, CNM; Dr. Carolyn Quigley

OB/GYN Associates and Southeast Health Center – Dr. Tiffany Woods Karsten

Congress Midwives- Monica Kainz, CNM

Behavioral Health Services – Assistance with challenges managing chronic illness, barriers to making health changes, stress factors that impact physical health. We also assist with referrals to community resources.

Congress Health Center – Karyl Williams, MSW; Rachel Thrall, LCSW

El Pueblo Health Center – Kelli Trueba, LPC