LGBTQIA+ Medical Care at UCS Healthcare

UCS Healthcare is a full-service health care clinic with LGBTQIA+-friendly doctors who treat your total health. Our goal is to provide a quality experience and become your preferred choice for medical care. Not only do we provide LGBTQIA+ medical care, but we specialize in a wide variety of health services, including mental health, substance use disorder treatment and more. This allows us to better understand your needs and give you the healthcare options you may need.

Everyone is welcome at UCS Healthcare - our team members strive to offer essential services in a safe and inclusive environment that is sensitive to all types of situations. We want to know your pronouns, preferences, and gender identity so we can support you and make you feel comfortable. UCS’s LGBTQIA+ medical care providers attend to all members of the LGBTQIA+ community. No matter what you need, UCS Healthcare is here to help.

LGBTQIA+-Friendly Doctors Serving the Des Moines Metro

UCS Healthcare’s main clinic is located in West Des Moines, Iowa. We offer a wide array of services to benefit your health, and in each department there are LGBTQIA+-friendly doctors to assist with your medical needs. If necessary, we can provide referrals to other LGBTQIA+-friendly medical specialists - take a look at our current list of providers to whom we refer our patients.

Get to Know Our LGBTQIA+ Health Care Providers


LeeAnn Albright, ARNP, FNP-C: Nurse Practitioner
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David Depew, LMHT, CRC, CADC: Licensed Mental Health Therapist
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Dr. Frank Filippelli, DO, PhD: Medical Director
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TJ Guthrie, ARNP, FNP-BC: Nurse Practitioner
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Dr. David Huante, MD: Physician
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Rachel Kroeger, ARNP, PMHNP-BC: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
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Linda Ream, ARNP, PHMNP-BC: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
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Our West Des Moines clinic accepts appointments Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., call today to set up an appointment with our team.

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LGBTQIA+ Medical Care at UCS Healthcare

Our experts provide the same quality of care to all individuals at UCS Healthcare - without discrimination, bias or judgment. Part of our intake process for new patients involves a questionnaire that focuses on every aspect of your health and your preferences. Our LGBTQIA+ health care providers have a wide range of medical services to choose from:

Treating LGBTQIA+ Healthcare Issues

The team at UCS Healthcare is here to provide inclusive and judgement-free care to all individuals who we treat. Our LGBTQIA+ healthcare providers prioritize every individual’s needs and build an integrative health plan tailored to you. UCS Healthcare specializes in LGTBQIA+ medical care in Des Moines including:

  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) clinic
  • Screenings and treatment for hepatitis B & STIs, AIDS and HIV testing

LGBTQIA+ and Mental Health Services

UCS makes it easy to get the integrated care you need. We are here to support you whether you are seeking standard medical care, LGBTQIA+ specific services or mental health care. Many members of the LGBTQIA+ community face difficult times while coming out, questioning or transitioning to name a few. This can have a big impact on your mental health and wellbeing, and UCS wants to be there to help and support you along your unique journey. We want you to know that you’re never alone and you have options to seek help in a way that makes sense to you, with individual or group therapy sessions available.

Substance Use Disorder Health Care Services

Our goal is to look out for your total health, and the medical providers at UCS will help you understand how a substance use disorder impacts your physical health. As a clinic that also specializes in medication assisted treatment and substance use disorder treatment, your primary health provider will easily be able to refer you to the care options you need, most within UCS Healthcare.

Visit Our Experienced LGBTQIA+ Health Care Providers

Whether you're questioning your identity, transitioning or seeking a welcoming health care experience, UCS Healthcare is here to help. We have many experienced and caring providers that understand the unique health care concerns of members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our team is equipped to help you with standard medical care, LGBTQIA+-specific health care, mental health therapy, psychiatric care, substance use disorder treatment and more. Learn more about all of our treatment options or find a location today.

Meet Our Providers:

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LeeAnn Albright
ARNP, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner