UCLA Health is dedicated to delivering excellent compassionate, inclusive and equitable care to support all of our patients, including our diverse LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) community. While all UCLA team members care for all patients equitably, providers who have a particular interest and expertise in various aspects of care for the LGBTQ community have been designated with our "Rainbow U" LGBTQ Champion designation. These providers have also committed to pursuing ongoing education in caring for the LGBTQ population.
Below is a directory of UCLA Health primary care providers who regularly care for LGBTQ patients and have knowledge in LGBTQ health.*
Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent
Types of care: Evaluation for initiation of gender-affirming hormone treatment
Dr. Jessica Bernacki is a Staff Psychologist at the UCLA Medicine-Pediatrics Comprehensive Care Center (MPCCC). She completed her doctoral training in clinical psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; her psychology internship in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA, and her fellowship in the Child Psychiatry Department at Stanford University. She joined the integrated primary care team at the MPCCC in 2013. She has served as the behavioral health director for the UCLA Gender Health Program since it was founded in 2016. In this role she is committed to providing behavioral health services for transgender and gender-diverse patients of all ages. Appointments can be scheduled through our Primary Care program. More >
Michael J. Enenbach, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Michael J. Enenbach is a Board-Certified Adult and Child & Adolescent psychiatrist. He is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA, where he primarily functions as an inpatient attending. Other specialized areas of clinical interest are psychopharmacology, eating disorders, autism spectrum disorders and borderline personality disorder. Dr. Enenbach graduated from the University of Kansas in 1996 with a Human Biology major with Honors and Distinction. He continued at the University of Kansas for medical school, graduating in 2000. He completed his adult psychiatry residency from UCSF in 2004 and his child & adolescent fellowship from the University of Washington in 2009, serving as chief resident at both programs. Prior to returning to fellowship in 2007, he worked as the Medical Director for the Mobile Crisis Treatment Team in San Francisco and was on volunteer clinical faculty at UCSF. Dr. Enenbach is currently the SCSCAP President and has served on the SCSCAP Executive Council for four years. More >
Brandon Ito, MD, MPH
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Brandon Ito is Assistant Professor of Medicine – Psychiatry at UCLA. Dr. Ito completed his Adult Psychiatry training at the University of California, San Francisco and fellowship training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU Child Study Center and Bellevue Hospital where he served as Chief Fellow. He is the director and founder of the UCLA Pediatric Resilience in Development and Expression (PRIDE) Program in the UCLA Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and dedicated to providing expert mental health care to LGBTQ+ individuals and families. More >
Natalia Ramos, MD, MPH
Dr. Natalia Ramos is the Medical Director of Child Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Services at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica who treats pediatric and adult patients through Behavioral Health Associates (BHA), the Stress, Trauma and Resilience (STAR) Clinic and the Faculty Practice Group. She also leads a resiliency group study for LGBTQ teens (ages 12- 17 years old with depression and anxiety. More >
*This list is not comprehensive and continues to grow. If you are a provider at UCLA Health and would like to be listed, please fill out this request form.