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Bruce Hinton, PA-C

Trans Medicine Provider


Bruce Hinton is a PA-C with a passion to and for the trans community. Coming to Borrego Health from New Orleans, Louisiana, Bruce has spent the last five years providing comprehensive and compassionate care to the transgender community of southern Louisiana and surrounding areas such as Florida, Alabama, and Georgia. Bruce will be one of the main providers at our Triumph center and will work closely with Dr. Patric Schine, our Director of Trans Medicine, on holistic healthcare for the trans community.


“I love watching journeys unfold, and to be a part of that process is such a beautiful thing,” says Bruce. “I am so excited to be a part of this team! I am truly experiencing a pinch-me moment that I get to continue to do this work with this amazing community as part of this truly phenomenal team.”


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Mita Beach

Transgender Navigator Specialist

Southern California


Mita Beach (they/them/he)  is a  Transgender Navigator Specialist based in Coachella Valley but serving Southern California. They are a multi-ethnic, genderqueer person in long time recovery. They are on a mission to make a difference by supporting people in taking ownership of their healthcare. Mita believes walking side by side with their clients will yield better outcomes. Mita works with their clients using a person-centered based orientation to help them grow, learn, and develop into the best and most authentic version of themselves.

One of Mita's core values is building community; during their spare time, they volunteer at various events around the country to create safe educational and recreational spaces geared towards the queer, sober, and ritual body modification subsets of the community.

Before starting their second career in health and wellness, Mita was heavily involved in micro and macro scale event production and logistics, including TED Talks, expos, conferences, and transformative spiritual body rituals.


Mateo W

Transgender Navigator Specialist,

Desert Region


Mateo Williamson (he/him) is the Transgender Navigator Specialist for the desert region in the Department of Transgender Medicine. He works primarily at the Stonewall, DHS Specialty, and Centro Medico clinics. Mateo studied Microbiology and Spanish in Tucson, where began his gender transition eight years ago. He found support in Arizona’s trans community and wants to share that sense of belonging with others.


He is passionate about youth advocacy, mental health, and interfaith work. Mateo worked with migrants for four years across the Nogales, Sonora border and with homeless youth in Newark as a Global Health Fellow.


He enjoyed his time as a scorpion sting specialist with Poison Control. He has been stung 3 times, which made him highly qualified for the job. He is also fluent in Spanish. (Habla español)

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