Dr. Scott Mosser

Top Surgery Expert in San Francisco

Dr. Scott W. Mosser, MD, FACS is an award-winning surgeon in San Francisco who has been helping transgender patients for more than 10 years. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, co-founder of the American Society of Gender Surgeons (ASGS) and a member of WPATH. Dr. Mosser offers FTM Top Surgery, MTF Breast Augmentation and Body Sculpting.

Dr. Mosser is also a member of:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Dr. Mosser earned his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Trinity University and his MD from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed an internship and six years of comprehensive general and plastic surgery training at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH, as well as a year-long Aesthetic Fellowship in cosmetic surgery in San Francisco.

Dr. Mosser’s private practice is located in downtown San Francisco. He performs surgery in his clinic and at other certified surgery centers in the area:

  • Vista Surgery Center
  • San Francisco Surgery Center
  • California Pacific Medical Center
  • Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
  • Saint Mary’s Hospital

Dr. Mosser performs the following gender reassignment procedures:

FTM Surgery

Top Surgery: Double incision with nipple grafts, Inverted-T, peri-areolar, keyhole, trans-areola with nipple reduction $8000-$9000
Body Sculpting $5000-$10,000
MTF Surgery

MTF Breast Augmentation $7200-$8200
Body Sculpting $5000-$10,000
Brazilian Butt Lift $10,000-$22,000

Pricing includes: Consultations before surgery and follow-up appointments after surgery, surgeon’s fee, operating room fees, anesthesia fee, implants and postoperative garments. Costs above are general estimates only (February 2014.) Exact pricing can only be determined following a consultation.

Waiting List: The wait time for a consultation is approximately 2-3 weeks. Wait time for a surgery date is approximately 1 month following consultation.

FTM Top Surgery

Dr. Mosser has more than 10 years experience performing FTM Top Surgery. He is an expert in all types of Top Surgery procedures, including Double Incision, Peri-areolar and Keyhole, as well as Buttonhole, Inverted-T and others. Dr. Mosser will discuss these methods with you in detail at your consultation and will offer his professional recommendation as to which should be used based on your chest size and skin elasticity.

MTF Breast Augmentation

MTF Breast Augmentation is a surgery that can improve your self-esteem and confidence. Dr. Mosser specializes in MTF Breast Augmentation. He offers both saline and silicone implants and will discuss the pros and cons of each during your consultation. Incision location will largely depend on your preferences though Dr. Mosser usually recommends placing breast implants through an incision in the inframammary fold at the bottom of the chest muscle.

To view MTF Breast Augmentation Before and After Photos, please see Dr. Mosser’s website.

Body Sculpting: Body Masculinization / Body Feminization

Men and women have different body shapes, defined not just by skeletal structure but also by muscle and fat distribution. If you would like to further feminize or masculinize your body shape, Dr. Mosser can help. Dr. Mosser offers Body Contouring Liposuction (fat removal) for transgender men and women, as well as the Brazilian Butt Lift for women. Multiple areas of the body can be treated, including flank, thighs, chest, back and buttocks.

Consultations with Dr. Mosser

Dr. Mosser offers FREE in-person and virtual consultations.

Dr. Mosser has a reputation as a compassionate and caring physician who listens to his patients. During your consultation, Dr. Mosser will listen carefully to understand your goals, and will then provide you with your best surgical options and his professional recommendations. He’ll spend time talking with you about what to expect, believing that the best results are obtained when the patient understands the process.

Traveling to See Dr. Mosser

Patients come from out of state and out of the country to have surgery with Dr. Mosser. His staff will help coordinate your stay in San Francisco, from pick up at the airport and local accommodations to consultation, surgery and follow up appointments.

An initial virtual consultation can be arranged for those traveling for surgery. You’ll have the opportunity to talk with Dr. Mosser about your surgical goals and overall health, surgery procedures, post-op care, costs and more. Dr. Mosser may also request photographs of your chest to our office for a visual evaluation.

Dr. Mosser and his staff look forward to speaking with you and will be pleased to answer any questions you might have. Please contact his office for an in-person or virtual consultation.

Financing and Insurance

Dr. Mosser accepts CareCredit, and will also work with insurance for some procedures. Dr. Mosser is currently accepting insurance from the following companies:

  • Aetna (Student Services only)
  • Anthem (National and Calif)
  • Brown & Toland HMO
  • Health Net
  • Assurant
  • Blue Shield
  • Aetna National
  • Hills Physicians (HMO)
  • Excellus (Which is Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New York)
  • United Health Care

If your insurance company is not listed here, don’t worry–Dr. Mosser may still be able to get your surgery covered. Please contact his office for more information.

Surgery Requirements

  • Good physical and psychological health
  • Hormone therapy is not required.
  • Dr. Mosser uses informed consent and support letters from a mental health provider are not required.
  • Dr. Mosser will operate on minors with parental consent.

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