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The San Diego LGBT Community Center LGBT-Friendly Provider List is offered as a service to the community. Listing does not constitute endorsement by The Center or its Board or Officers. Content of the listings is provided by and represented as accurate by the listed individuals and groups.

The Center also cannot guarantee a good fit between any given provider and any given client. Therefore, the website listings are not recommendations. Instead they are information on where to start looking, since these providers have asked to be listed as LGBT-friendly. Providers will not be listed in the first two years of their licensure.

Clients are advised to research their provider choice further by, for example, interviewing the provider, researching areas of specialization, experience, and malpractice claim history, and by performing other normal due diligence in selecting someone in whom to entrust their health care.

Providers who wish to be listed may contact The Center with that request. Once their licensure has been confirmed and a short application filled out, they will be listed on the Center website.

Read HRC's informative article about coming out to your doctor.


Chiropractors

Marc Gottlieb, DC
619.291.5433
1452 University Ave San Diego, CA 92103

Joe Merlo, DC
www.goodvibrationschiro.com
619.281.1234
4060 Adams Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92116

Joseph Ortega, DC
619.296.5655
5005 Texas Street #301, San Diego, CA 92108

Shawn Robek, DC, LAc
619.295.9791
1010 University Avenue, Suite C201, San Diego, CA 92103

Tim Shannahan, DC
619.543.9999
1816 Lincoln Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103


Community Clinics

American Indian Health Center
619.234.2158

Beach Area Community Clinic
619.488.0644
3705 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92109

Central Region Public Health Center
619.229.5400
5202 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92105

County Health Services Complex
619.692.8550
3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110

HIV, STD & Hepatitis Branch of Public Health Services (previously known as the County Office of AIDS Coordination)
www.sdcounty.ca.gov
619.296.3400

East San Diego Health Center
619.229.7990
5202 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92105

Family Health Centers of San Diego
www.fhcsd.org
619.515.2300
info@lhfhc.com

The Gay Men's Health Clinic
619.515.2424
3544 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104

Human Rights Clinic
www.doctorsoftheworld.org
619.278.2405
3990 Old Town Avenue, C201, San Diego, CA 92110
info@dowusa.org

Imperial Beach Community Clinic
619.429.3733
154 Palm Avenue, San Diego, CA 92118

Linda Vista Health Center
619.279.0925
6973 Linda Vista Road San Diego, CA 92111

Logan Heights Family Health Center
619.515.2300
1809 National Avenue, San Diego, CA

Naval Medical Center San Diego Balboa Navy Hospital)
www.nmcsd.med.navy.mil
619.532.6400
34800 Bob Wilson Drive, San Diego, CA 92134

North Central Public Health Center
858.490.4400
2440 Grand Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109

North Park Family Health Center
www.fhcsd.org
619.515.2424

Our Place Comprehensive Health Center
619.527.7390
286 Euclid Avenue, Suite 308, San Diego, CA 92114
619.231.9791
120 Elm Street, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92101

Public Health Services
619.296.2120
3028 Fifth Avenue San Diego, CA 92103

Rosecrans Public Health Center
619.692.8550
3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110

San Diego County Immunization Initiative
www.immunization.sd.org
619.692.8661
info@immunization.sd.org

The San Diego Psychological Association
www.sdpsych.org
619.297.4825
2535 Camino del Rio South, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92108
sdpa@sdpsych.org

San Diego American Indian Health Center
www.sdaihc.com
619.234.0648 or 619.234.2158
2630 First Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103

San Diego County Department of Health Services, Askew Clinic
619.692.8550
1700 Pacific Highway, Rm. 107, San Diego, CA 92101

San Ysidro Health Center
www.syhc.org
619.428.4463
4004 Beyer Boulevard, San Ysidro, CA 92173

Southeast Public Health Center
619.231.9300
3177 Ocean View Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92113

UCSD Owen Clinic
www.owenclinic.ucsd.edu
619.543.3995

Vista Community Clinic
www.vistacommunityclinic.org
760.631.5000 x 1135 or 760.421.0408
1000 Vale Terrace, Vista, CA 92084
info@vistacommunityclinic.org


Dentistry

Carl Jepsen, DDS
619.298.2229
306 Walnut Street, Suite 39, San Diego, CA  92103

Thomas J. Gass, DDS
www.thomasgassdds.com
619.299.5925
3330 3rd Avenue, Suite 302, San Diego, CA 92103

Jeffrey Keeny, DDS
www.drkeeny.com
619.295.1512
1807 Robinson Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103


Family Practice/Primary Care

Brian Kim, MD
760.827.7230
2176 Salk Avenue, Carlsbad, CA 92009

Brian Lenzkes, MD
619.297.3737
3260 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103

Flora I. Danque, MD, FAAFP, FACGS, MACGS
www.FloraDanqueMD.com
619.447.1380
1252 Broadway Avenue, Suite E, El Cajon, CA 92021
FloraDanqueMD@aol.com


Fertility Specialists

Kaiser Permanente Infertility Clinic
619.221.0350
3250 Fordham Drive, San Diego, CA 92110

Lila Schmidt, MD
619.295.4050
4060 4th Avenue #610, San Diego, CA 92103

The Lesbian Health Clinic Progressive Health Services
www.progressivehealth.org
619260.0810
2141 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104


HIV Specialists

Craig Ballard, Pharm.D.
UC San Diego Owen Clinic
800.926.8273
4168 Front Street, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103

Jennifer Blanchard, M.D.
UC San Diego Owen Clinic
800.926.8273
4168 Front Street, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103

Edward Cachay, M.D., M.A.S. (Bilingual Spanish)
UC San Diego Owen Clinic
800.926.8273
4168 Front Street, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103

Joseph Caperna, M.D., A.P.C. (Bilingual Spanish)
619.233.4044
1855 First Ave, Suite 200B, San Diego, CA 92101

Brad Colwell, Pharm.D.
UC San Diego Owen Clinic
800.926.8273
4168 Front Street, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103

Ronald Joseph Ellis, M.D., Ph.D.
UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest Medical Offices North
800.926.8273
200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA  92103

Joseph Lonergan, M.D.
UC San Diego Owen Clinic
619.543.3995
4168 Front Street, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103

William Christopher Mathews, M.D.
UC San Diego Owen Clinic
800.926.8273
4168 Front Street, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103

Amy Sipati, M.D.
UC San Diego Owen Clinic
800.926.8273
4168 Front Street, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103


Obstetrics and Gynecology

UCSD Women's Health Center
619.471.9230
330 Lewis Street, Suite #200 San Diego, CA  92123

Best Start Birth Center
619.299.0840
3343 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA  92103

Kaiser Permanente
Patricia Achilly, NP
800.290.5000
4405 Vandever Avenue San Diego, CA  92120

Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
Diana Cantu, MD
800.290.5000
780 Shadowridge Drive, Vista, CA  92083

Planned Parenthood
800.230.PLAN

Lesbian Health Clinic
Suzanne Gage RN
619.260.0810
2141 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92104


Mental Health/Counseling Services

The Center's Behavioral Health Services
619.692.2077 x208
3909 Centre Street, San Diego, CA 92103

Pamela Alexandra, MFT
619.284.8755
3443 Camino del Rio S., Suite 202, San Diego, CA 92108

David E. Blasband, Ph.D.
619.889.1739
135 E. Third Avenue, Suite B, Escondido, CA 92025

Sue Boyd, LCSW LCS #24597
619.318.9818
3737 Camino del Rio S., Suite 205, San Diego, CA  92108
sboydlcsw@gmail.com
www.sueboydlcsw.com

Riley Cormack, LPCC
619.512.3545
3960 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA  92103
riley@sdcounselor.com
www.rileycormack.com

Deborah Cosmetis, Psy.D.
www.drdeborahcosmetis.com
619.786.0674
3990 Old Town Avenue, Suite A208, San Diego, CA  92110

Robert Heaton, Ph.D.
800.926.8273

Mel Karmen, PhD
619.296.9442
4111 Palmetto Way, San Diego, CA 92103
Mel.Karmen@cox.net

Nicole M. Kent, MFT
760.717.3293
2777 Jefferson Street, Suite 201, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Michael Kimmel, LCSW
www.lifebeyondtherapy.com
619.955.3311
5100 Marlborough Drive, Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92116

Ildiko Kovacs, M.D.
UC San Diego Owen Clinic
800.926.8273
4168 Front Street, 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92103

Michael J. Majeski, PsyD
619.322.6976
4215 Spring Street # 123B, La Mesa, CA 91941
drmichael1@cox.net

John McConnell, PhD
619.993.3397
3101 Fourth Avenue, San Diego CA 92103

Becky McKnight, PsyD
www.beckymcknightpsyd.com
619.796.6856
7710 Balboa Avenue, #218G, San Diego, CA 92111
3411 3rd Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103
drbeckymcknight@gmail.com

Bryan McNutt, M.A., LMFT, GC-C
619.540.6560
3960 Park Boulevard, Suite C, San Diego, CA  92103
BryanMcNuttMFT@gmail.com
www.BryanMcNuttLMFT.com

Shari Mednitsky, PhD
619.298.6610
3411 3rd Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103

Madison Omholt, PhD, LMFT, SEP
www.dialogichealing.com
619.519.1000
131 W University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
dr.omholt@dialogichealing.com

Val Pearson, PhD
619.804.8044
426 Pennsylvania Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103

Linda S. Rose, LCSW
858.361.0198
5850 Oberlin Drive, Suite 330, San Diego, CA  92121
lroseis@runbox.com

Susan M. Rose, LMFT
619.281.3877
5100 Marbolo Drive San Diego, CA 92116

Judy Schaim, MA, MFT
619.298.5536
2850 Fourth Avenue #7, San Diego, CA 92103

Lisa Schimmel, PhD
619.645.7299
4452 Park Boulevard, Suite 101, San Diego, CA 91226

Sven Schild, PhD
www.svenschild.com
858.602.2847
211 W. Robinson Avenue, San Diego, CA  92103
980 Boardwalk, Suite 304, San Marcos, CA 92078

Angela M. Spenser, PhD
760.458.3643
9939 Hibert Street, Suite 108, San Diego, CA 92131

Rachael Stracka, LCSW
760.489.1092
127 E. Third Ave., Suite 201, Escondido, CA  92025
www.rachaelstracka.com

Ing Swenson, LCSW, CADCA
619.847.9232
4151 1st Avenue, San Diego, CA  92103
ing.swenson.lcsw@gmail.com

Darlene Tando, LCSW
619.948.8926
tandotherapy@me.com
www.darlenetando.com
www.DarleneTandoGenderBlog.com

Tim Tormey, PsyD, LMFT
619.244.3575
3707 3rd Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103

Trish E. Vernazza, MA, MFT, ATRBC
www.trishv.com
760.439.8874
2774 Jefferson Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Michael A. Vigorito, MFT
619.459.1688
3110 Camino del Rio South, Suite 219, San Diego, CA 92108
www.SDPsyc.com

Stephen White, PsyD
619.922.1579
16496 Bernardo Center Drive, Suite 307, San Diego 92128
swhite@the.rainbow.connection.org

Patricia Wojdowski, LCSW
858.292.0492
8755 Aero Drive, Suite 225, San Diego, CA 92123
patricia.wojdowski@gendercounseling.com
www.gendercounseling.com

County Mental Health
619.692.8222
3853 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110

HSI Counseling Center
619.692.0727 or 760744.3117
5005 Texas Street, Suite 203, San Diego, CA 92108
1649 Capalina Rd, North County

Transgender Counseling Services of Southern California
www.transgendercounseling.com
310.281.9658


Transgender Knowledgeable Providers

Eshwa Ahmadi, M.D.
General Practitioner
Kaiser Permanente
4405 Vandever Avenue, San Diego, CA  92120
800.464.4000

Jose J. Canales, M.D.
Endocrinologist
Kaiser Permanente
3033 Bunker Hill Street, San Diego, CA 92109
877.236.0333

Mary Cueva, M.D.
Family Medicine
Sharp Rees Stealy
2067 W. Vista Way, Suite 250, Vista, CA  92083
866.228.2236

Brian Eichenberg, M.D.
Plastic Surgery
24687 Monroe Avenue, Murietta, CA  92562
951.506.1040

Tom Maddox, M.D.
General Practitioner
Kaiser Permanente
4405 Vandever Avenue, San Diego, CA  92120
800.464.4000

Maja Marinkovic, M.D.
Pediatric Endocrinology
8110 Birmingham Way, San Diego, CA  92123
858.966.4032

Anita Marlowe, M.D.
Internal Medicine
Kaiser/UCSD
4647 Zion Avenue, San Diego, CA  92120
619.528.5000

Marlene M. Millen, M.D.
Internal Medicine
UCSD
330 Lewis Street, Suite 301, San Diego, CA  92103
619.471.9250

Laura Norton Petrovich, M.D.
Pediatrics
Sharp Rees Stealy
1224 10th Street, Suite 200, Coronado, CA  92118
619.435.2234

Kari Lynn Purcott, M.D.
OB/GYN
3998 Vista Way, Suite 202, Oceanside, CA  92056
760.758.1220

Jeffrey Sandler, M.D.
Endocrinology
4060 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA  92103
619.497.6188

Tuesday & Thursday Night Clinic
Endocrinology/Hormone Treatment Counselors/HIV&STD Testing
Family Health Centers
3544 30th Street, San Diego, CA  92104
619.876.4462


 Audiology

North County Audiology
www.northcountyaudiology.com
858.674.1910
11835 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite 1313