Contact the Gender and Sexual Development Program

The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Gender and Sexual Development Program currently sees patients at two different sites, the Department of Endocrinology and the Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health (CAYAH).

Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health (CAYAH)

CAYAH offers:

  • Gender affirming care
  • A welcoming environment for LGBTQIA2+ youth and young adults
  • Primary care services
  • Hormone therapy
  • Mental health support
  • Social work services
  • Gynecological care
  • STD testing
  • Nutrition services

Make an Appointment

UPMC University Center
Mezzanine Floor, Suite M060
120 Lytton Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA  15213

Call 412-692-6677. Please select option 4 during business hours and ask specifically for “Gender Care.”

We recommend that new patients try to schedule on Monday mornings as we have multiple providers available then. We understand that this may not always be possible, so we are also happy to accommodate your schedule.

Please confirm that our clinic has a confidential phone number for you as one of the members of our social work team may call you prior to your appointment.


Medical Providers

Joanne Goodall, CRNP
Gerald Montano, DO, MS 

Mental Health Providers

Dana Rofey, PhD
Deana Ekas, LCSW
Kara Mackinson Peters, LSW, MPH

Department of Endocrinology

Make an Appointment

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Call 412-692-5172 and ask specifically for “Gender Care.”


Medical Provider

Selma Witchel, MD

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