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Dr. Michael S. Beckenstein

Alabama’s Surgeon for Top Surgery, Breast Augmentation and Hair Restoration

Dr. Michael Beckenstein, MD, FACS, is a board certified Plastic Surgeon in Birmingham who is pleased to offer his expertise and skills in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery to the transgender community in Alabama and throughout the Southeast, including Montgomery, Hoover, Mobile, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa and Nashville.

Dr. Beckenstein has performed transgender chest/breast surgeries for over 15 years and his goal has remained constant: to provide the highest quality surgery experience for his transgender patients.

Dr. Beckenstein offers the following surgery procedures for transgender individuals:

FTM Surgery

  • Top Surgery – Double Incision with Nipple Grafts, Peri-Areolar, Keyhole
  • Body Sculpting
  • Hair Restoration w/ NeoGraft Hair Transplant
MTF Surgery

  • Breast Augmentation
  • Body Sculpting
  • Hair Restoration w/ NeoGraft Hair Transplant

Exact pricing can only be determined following a consultation.

Dr. Beckenstein received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School, and went on to complete both general and plastic surgery residencies, followed by fellowship training in plastic surgery with a focus on breast reconstruction, ultrasonic-assisted liposuction (UAL) and facial plastic surgery.

Dr. Beckenstein has been board-certified for almost 20 years, by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and the American Board of Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Fellows are “board-certified surgeons whose education, training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct are reviewed and consistent with the high standards of the ACS. Not all surgeons are accepted as Fellows.” ( Dr. Beckenstein maintains active membership in The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Surgery Requirements

  • 18 years or older
  • Letter recommending surgery from a therapist
  • In good general health
  • Mammogram may be required

Financing & Insurance
Dr. Beckenstein accepts cash, credit cards, certified check, and Care Credit. He also accepts insurance. Medicaid and Medicare are not accepted.

Booking a Consultation
Dr. Beckenstein is available for in-person and phone consultations. His easy going and down-to-earth nature will make your consultation enjoyable as well as informative. You will discuss surgical options, and learn more about what to expect before, during and after your surgery. Contact Dr. Beckenstein’s office to book your consultation and you’ll hear back with more details. A surgery date can usually be booked within weeks of your consultation.