FTM Phalloplasty is a gender-affirming surgery that creates a penis that can provide erogenous and/or tactile sensation, rigidity for sexual intercourse and the ability to stand to urinate. Phalloplasty surgeons construct the penis using tissue taken from another area of the body, such as the forearm, thigh, back, abdomen or groin. Learn more about Phalloplasty »
Looking for a Phalloplasty surgeon? FTM Phalloplasty has become more common in recent years, but it can still be tough to narrow down the surgeons that are best suited to your needs. The surgeons listed here are qualified plastic and reconstructive surgeons and urologists in the United States who offer Trans / FTM Phalloplasty.
Dr. Dany Hanna
Dr. Hanna is a Urologist and fellowship-trained Gender Surgeon who works exclusively with transgender and non-binary patients at the Hanna Gender Center in Dallas, Texas. He completed a yearlong fellowship in gender-affirming surgery and also trained with the renowned Dr. Miroslav Djordjevic in Belgrade, Serbia. Dr. Hanna specializes in Vaginoplasty and also offers Metoidioplasty, Phalloplasty, Nullification, Top Surgery and Breast Augmentation.
Dr. Christopher McClung
Dr. McClung is a board-certified urologist in Columbus, Ohio who specializes in gender-affirming genital surgery. His path to becoming a Gender Surgeon started with providing surgical solutions for complex urinary complications in patients who had bottom surgery elsewhere. In 2017, Dr. McClung started offering primary gender-affirming surgeries, including Vaginoplasty and Phalloplasty, and his practice is now fully dedicated to providing this care.
Dr. Dev Gurjala
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. Curtis Crane
Dr. Crane is a board-certified plastic surgeon who performs Gender Affirming Surgery procedures in Austin, Texas. Dr. Crane is one of only a few surgeons in the world who is trained as both a plastic surgeon and urologist and has also completed fellowships in reconstructive urology and gender reassignment surgery. He has been performing gender surgery since 2005.
Dr. Michael Safir
Dr. Safir is a board-certified urologist in Los Angeles who specializes exclusively in gender-affirming bottom surgery procedures. With subspecialty certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Safir is one of a handful of urologists in the world with individual fellowship training and experience in both male and female genital reconstruction. Dr. Safir’s vast experience in urology has made him a popular choice among transgender people from across the U.S. seeking bottom surgery.
Dr. Christopher Salgado
Dr. Salgado is a board-certified plastic surgeon with deep expertise in gender-affirming procedures. In fact, he is one of the most experienced gender surgeons in the world. In practice for more than 20 years, Dr. Salgado performs all aspects of transgender surgeries, from Facial Feminization and Top Surgery, to complex genital procedures such as Vaginoplasty and Phalloplasty.
Dr. Daniel J. Freet
Dr. Freet leads a multidisciplinary team at the University of Texas that performs both male-to-female and female-to-male surgery procedures, including facial and chest surgeries as well as Vaginoplasty, Metoidioplasty and Phalloplasty. Dr. Freet accepts both insurance and Medicare.
Dr. Richard Santucci
Dr. Santucci is an expert in Reconstructive Urology who has devoted his career to transgender surgery after spending 18 years as one of the nation’s most distinguished academic Reconstructive Urologists. Dr. Santucci’s deep experience with complex genitourinary surgery uniquely positions him to excel at the most technically challenging gender affirming procedures, such as Phalloplasty and Vaginoplasty.
Dr. Ellie Zara Ley
Dr. Ellie Zara Ley, MD is an accomplished board-certified plastic surgeon who had more than 15 years of specialized training in plastic, craniofacial and micro surgery before learning the art of Gender Confirmation Surgery. Dr. Ley’s multiple plastic surgery sub-specialty fellowships and gentle manner allow her to provide superb surgical care for transgender and non-binary patients. Dr. Ley has joined Dr. Scott Mosser’s Gender Confirmation Center in San Francisco, where she will begin seeing patients in March 2022.
Dr. Ashley DeLeon
Dr. DeLeon is a board-certified surgeon who specializes exclusively in Gender Surgery. Dr. DeLeon is fellowship trained in gender-affirming procedures and has vast experience with pelvic and breast surgery. Dr. DeLeon focuses specifically on Vaginoplasty, Orchiectomy, FTM Top Surgery and Phalloplasty procedures. She also teaches at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School.
Dr. Jonathan Keith
Dr. Keith is a board-certified and fellowship-trained Plastic Surgeon with expertise in Gender Affirmation Surgery. He is the first surgeon in New Jersey to offer the full range of gender-affirming procedures, including Top Surgery, Phalloplasty, Vaginoplasty and Facial Feminization Surgery.
Dr. Min Jun
Dr. Jun is a Reconstructive Urologist who has dedicated his practice to genital Gender Affirming Surgery. Dr. Jun is broadly trained, having completed fellowship training in both reconstructive urology and Gender Affirming Surgery. Dr. Jun’s special interest is robotic-assisted Peritoneal Flap Vaginoplasty, as well as Metoidioplasty and Phalloplasty.. He practices exclusively with the Crane Center for Transgender Surgery in Greenbrae, California.
Dr. Charles Lee
Dr. Lee is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has deep expertise in microsurgery and breast surgery. In practice since 2003, Dr. Lee performs Phalloplasty Reconstructive Microsurgery, Top Surgery and Breast Augmentation at Crane Center for Transgender Surgery in San Francisco.
Dr. Toby Meltzer
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. Nick Esmonde
Dr. Esmonde is a plastic surgeon in Portland, Oregon who has extensive knowledge about Gender Affirmation Surgery and works almost exclusively with transgender and non-binary patients. During his plastic surgery residency, Dr. Esmonde worked in the Transgender Health Program at OHSU. He subsequently completed a Gender Surgery Fellowship with Dr. Toby Meltzer and Dr. Ellie Zara Ley. Beginning in June 2021, Dr. Esmonde will serve as a full-time Associate Surgeon with The Meltzer Clinic offering the full spectrum of gender-affirming procedures.
Dr. Kathy Rumer
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. Bauback Safa
Dr. Safa is an internationally renowned Reconstructive Microsurgeon and the Medical Director of the San Francisco Transgender Institute. He and his team have performed more than 700 Phalloplasty surgeries since 2012, making him one of the most experienced Phalloplasty surgeons in the world.
Dr. Mang Chen
Dr. Chen is a highly experienced Reconstructive Urologist in San Francisco who specializes in bottom surgery procedures for transmasculine individuals. He has performed hundreds of Phalloplasty, Metoidioplasty and related procedures, and has deep expertise in urological repair surgeries.
Dr. Andrew Watt
Dr. Watt is a Reconstructive Microsurgeon at the Buncke Clinic, widely considered to be the birthplace of microsurgery. He is a highly accomplished Phalloplasty surgeon, having performed hundreds of microvascular Phalloplasty and related procedures with his team in San Francisco.
Dr. Loren Schechter
Dr. Schechter is one of the country’s foremost experts on transgender surgery. He is the Medical Director of the Gender Affirmation Surgery Program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Schechter has been performing gender-affirming surgeries for more than 20 years. Since 2013, he has performed approximately 100-150 gender-affirming procedures every year. He offers the full spectrum of gender-affirming procedures.
Dr. Shane Morrison
Dr. Shane Morrison is a plastic surgeon who completed fellowship training in Gender Affirmation Surgery at University of Michigan and Ghent University.
Dr. Gabriel Del Corral
Dr. Del Corral is a double board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who offers Gender Affirmation Surgery at the MedStar Center for Gender Affirmation in Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland. He is an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Del Corral is fellowship trained in microsurgery, and has expertise in reconstructive surgery, maxillofacial surgery and cosmetic surgery. He specializes in gender-affirming procedures with a special focus on Vaginoplasty, Facial Feminization and Phalloplasty.
Dr. Katherine Gast
Dr. Katherine Gast, MD is a fellowship-trained plastic surgeon who specializes in gender affirmation surgery. Dr. Gast is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, and is the Department of Surgery Medical Director for the UW Health Comprehensive Gender Services Program. She performs the full range of gender affirming surgery including Vaginoplasty, Phalloplasty and Top Surgery.
Dr. Jens Berli
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.
Dr. Ervin Kocjancic
Dr. Ervin Kocjancic, MD is a world-renowned expert in Reconstructive Urology who specializes in Urethroplasty.
Dr. Shubham Gupta
Surgical Director, UH LGBTQ+ & Gender Care, University HospitalsDivision Chief, Reconstructive Urology, UH Cleveland Medical CenterAssociate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine Fellowship | Reconstructive Urology and Genitourinary CancerReconstructive Urology &…