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. Meltzer is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has been performing Gender Reassignment Surgery since the early ’90s. Dr. Meltzer is widely recognized as one of the leading surgeons in the field of Gender Surgery, having completed over 4000 gender affirming surgeries. He currently performs approximately 200 genital reconstruction surgery cases per year in Scottsdale, Arizona and Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Satterwhite is a board-certified Plastic and Craniofacial Surgeon in San Francisco who is dedicated to offering the highest level of surgical care to the transgender community. Dr. Satterwhite works exclusively with trans women, trans men and non-binary patients seeking Gender Confirmation procedures such as Vaginoplasty, Facial Feminization, and FTM Top Surgery.
Dr. Schechter is one of the country’s foremost experts on transgender surgery. He is the Medical Director of the Center for Gender Confirmation Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where he also directs the hospital’s transgender surgery fellowship program. Dr. Schechter has been performing Gender Confirming surgeries for 20 years. Since 2013, he has performed approximately 100-150 Gender Confirming procedures every year. He offers the full spectrum of Gender Confirmation procedures, including Vaginoplasty, FFS, Metoidioplasty and Phalloplasty.
Dr. Chandler is a Harvard fellowship-trained plastic surgeon who has received specialty training in Gender Affirmation Surgery from some of the top experts in the field. Up to 50% of the patients in her practice are transmasculine, transfeminine or nonbinary. Based in Fairfield County, Connecticut, Dr. Chandler offers Top Surgery, Breast Augmentation, and Facial Feminization.