Meet the Gender Program Team

The Gender Program is comprised of multidisciplinary physicians in various specialties such as Adolescent Medicine, Endocrinology, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Psychology and Urology. 

 

Alejandro Diaz, MD

Director, Division of Endocrinology
Pediatric Endocrinologist

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: West Kendall

Clinical Interests: Management of children with conditions affecting the normal functioning of the thyroid gland, abnormal growth, early or late pubertal development, adrenal disorders, disorders of sex development, diabetes, and gender non-conforming adolescents


Chad A Perlyn, MD

Pediatric Plastic, Reconstructive and Craniofacial Surgeon

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Offices: Aventura, Coconut Creek, West Kendall

Clinical Interests: Pediatric plastic surgery, craniofacial surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery, vascular anomalies, pigmented lesions of the skin and BWS.


Rafael Gosalbez, MD

Director, Division of Urologic Surgery

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Robotic surgery


Janeris Loredo, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Gender dysphoria, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and psychotic disorders


Leslie A Garrard, PsyD

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Miami


Gilbert A Smith, DO

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Sexual identity, gender identity, gender sensitivity, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and trauma, as well as child and adolescent mental health advocacy.


Metee Comkornruecha, MD

Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine
PSA Chief, Section of Adolescent Medicine

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Doral

Clinical Interests: Medical treatment of eating disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome and adolescent male health issues


Shaketha A Gray, MD

Adolescent Medicine Specialist

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Doral

Clinical Interests: The medical treatment of eating disorders, depression, anxiety, menstrual disorder, polycystic ovarian syndrome and opioid use disorders


 A physician identified with a Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists logo is an employee of Nicklaus Children's Health System. All other physicians listed on the website are in private medical practices.

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