Highly-Qualified Texas Surgeon Developing An International Reputation for Transgender Surgery
Dr. Scott Harris, MD is a board-certified Surgeon in the Dallas area who has been hailed for his meticulous attention to detail and his ability to create natural-looking results. Dr. Harris and his colleagues at the American Institute for Plastic Surgery have been developing an international reputation for the transgender surgery services they offer, including Facial Feminization and Breast Augmentation for MTF patients, and Chest Masculinization for FTM patients.
Dr. Harris’ medical expertise is backed by an impressive educational background: He received his medical degree from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed General Surgery training in Phoenix, Arizona. He later accepted a Plastic Surgery residency at the renowned Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, followed by a yearlong fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Harris is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is also a member of:
- American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
- Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Dallas Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Mentor’s LEAD Council
- Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery (1991-2001)
Dr. Harris’ articles on facial surgery and various reconstructive surgeries have been published in medical journals.
Dr. Harris performs surgery at the state-of-the-art Surgery Center of Texas. This 20,000 square foot facility is fully accredited with licensure through the Texas Department of Health, and also maintains Federal Medicare Certification, the highest level of certification in the U.S. for an ambulatory surgery center. The center is located in Plano, just 30 minutes from DFW International Airport. Dr. Harris also has surgical privileges at the Medical Center of Plano, Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, and Baylor Medical Center (Dallas.)
FTM Surgery in Texas
Chest Masculinization: Double Incision with free nipple grafts, Double Incision + Liposuction, Keyhole or Peri-areolar Top Surgery. Dr. Harris uses a method that eliminates the need for post-operative surgical drains. For several years now, patients have had great results with this method and without the discomfort that drains often cause.
Other female-to-male surgeries available: Body Masculinization, Facial Masculinization (FMS).
MTF Surgery in Texas
Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) gives masculine-looking facial features a feminine appearance. Dr. Harris offers the full range of FFS procedures: Hairline Correction, Forehead Recontouring, Brow Lift, Rhinoplasty, Cheek Augmentation, Lip Lift, Chin Recontouring, Jaw Recontouring and Tracheal Shave.
Breast Augmentation is a field of surgery that Dr. Harris has much experience in. Dr. Harris will be happy to discuss all aspects of the surgery and outcomes with you, including surgical technique, and implant material, size and placement.
Other male-to-female surgeries available: Body Sculpting, Buttock Augmentation.
Arranging Your Surgery with Dr. Harris
At your free in-person consultation, Dr. Harris will develop a plan to meet your goals and answer all of your questions to provide you with a thorough understanding of your options.
Your surgery date can be booked within 4-6 weeks of your consultation.
Out of Town Patients
Dr. Harris regularly works with patients who travel to Texas for surgery, and his staff can provide information to help make your trip and recovery more comfortable and convenient.
Surgery pricing includes Surgeon fee, Facility fee, Anesthesia fee, Post-op garments, Pre-op and Post-op appointments. (Exact pricing can only be determined following an in-person consultation.)
Cash, all credit cards, and cashier’s check are accepted. Medical financing via CareCredit is also accepted.
For some procedures, Dr. Harris accepts insurance from BCBS, United Healthcare, CIGNA, Aetna and Humana. Contact your employer’s HR department or call your insurance company benefit line and ask if they cover transgender procedures or if you have a policy exclusion. If they do cover transgender surgery, ask about requirements to qualify.
Dr. Harris does not accept Medicare.
- Hormone therapy: Minimum of 12 months.
- Two letters: One from licensed therapist and one from physician who monitors hormones.