Your Journey Starts Here!
There’s so much to consider when looking for a surgeon to perform your gender-affirming surgery: experience with the procedure, geographic location and the types of insurance they accept are all primary concerns. Before getting bogged down with too many details, start your journey by searching for surgeons that offer the procedures that you’re interested in. All set? Let’s go!
Dr. Gurjala joined Align Surgical Associates in 2019, after five years of performing gender surgery, microsurgery, and general reconstructive and aesthetic surgery in the Kaiser Permanente healthcare network. He works exclusively with trans women, trans men and non-binary patients seeking gender-affirming surgeries, including Phalloplasty, Vaginoplasty and Facial Feminization.
Dr. Steinwald has performed FTM Top Surgery hundreds of times, and he’s well-known for having pioneered the Inverted-T procedure. Dr. Steinwald has the most experience with Top Surgery than any other surgeon in Colorado. Body Feminization and Breast Augmentation are also offered for trans feminine folks.
Dr. Won is a board-certified surgeon who is committed to providing the highest quality of care in a welcoming environment for all patients. Dr. Won gained significant experience with gender-affirming surgery during a year-long cosmetic surgery fellowship. Finding this work to be extremely gratifying and interesting, Dr. Won now devotes part of her practice to serving the transgender patient population. Based in Washington state, just north of Seattle, she offers Top Surgery, Breast and Buttock Augmentation, and Body Sculpting.
Dr. Rumer is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon in the Philadelphia tri-state area who has deep experience with gender reassignment surgery and a practice that is geared exclusively toward transgender patients. In addition to performing hundreds of gender-affirming procedures each year, Dr. Rumer also directs a 1-year gender surgery fellowship program.
Dr. Jens Berli is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Portland, Oregon who specializes in Gender Affirming Surgery. He joined the Transgender Health Program at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in 2016. Dr. Berli is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Director of the Gender Surgery Fellowship program at OHSU. He offers chest procedures for trans and non-binary individuals, as well as Phalloplasty and Facial Feminization Surgery.