About our CORE Faculty

The Stanford Gender Medicine subspecialists are leaders in their field AND have been recognized for their medical education efforts and contributions at Stanford.  

Tandy Aye, MD 

Professor, Pediatrics and (by courtesy) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences-Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes 

Tandy Aye had been a PD for 10 years, elected to the Executive Committee of the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties, Chair of the Training Committee and Program Directors Committee for the Pediatric Endocrine Society.  She helped develop the Ped Endo Entrustable Professional Acts for her specialty.

Jonathan Avila, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine

Jonathan Avila is the Adolescent Medicine rotation director and Pediatric Residency Coach

Christine Brady, PhD

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics- Endocrinology and Diabetes 

    Christine Brady supervises the practicum students for psychology in gender as well as the child psychiatry fellows. 

Meet our faculty: 

Stephanie D. Chao, MD FACS FAAP

Associate Professor of Surgery-Pediatric Surgery 

Stephanie Cizek, MD

Clinical Associate Professor-Obstetrics & Gynecology 

Clinical Associate Professor(By Courtesy)-Pediatrics

Gary E. Hartman, MD, MBA

Clinical Professor- Pediatric Surgery


David S. Hong, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences(Interdisciplinary Brain Science Research)

William Kennedy, MD 


Brent Monseur, MD, ScM

Instructor, Obstetrics & Gynocology-Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility 

Dung H. Nguyen, MD

Clinical Professor-Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 

Nichole Tyson, MD

Clinical Professor-Obstetrics & Gynocology 

Clinical Professor (By Courtesy)-Pediatrics