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Dr. Brownstein Retiring, Dr. Crane Taking Over Practice

Dr. Brownstein & Dr. Crane
Dr. Brownstein & Dr. Crane

World renowned surgeon Dr. Michael Brownstein will retire at the end of the year, after 35 years of serving the transgender and gender non conforming communities.

Dr. Curtis Crane will be taking over the practice, under the name Brownstein-Crane Surgical Services, beginning January 1, 2013. Dr. Crane has extensive surgical training and expertise, and will continue to provide gender related surgical services, in San Francisco. Dr. Brownstein will work with Dr. Crane through January 2013, teaching him his Top Surgery techniques.

In addition to performing Top Surgery, Dr. Crane will expand the scope of the practice by offering gender affirming bottom surgeries, including microsurgical Phalloplasty. He is qualified in both urology and plastic surgery and has trained in the US, Serbia, Belgium, and Thailand. He has over 10 years of training experience in this field.

UPDATE, July 2019: Brownstein-Crane Surgical Services is now known as Crane Center for Transgender Surgery.

3 thoughts on “Dr. Brownstein Retiring, Dr. Crane Taking Over Practice”

  1. Hello, my boyfriend is trans and was referred to Dr. Brownstein many years ago for his surgery. We are ready for this transition as it has been over 10 years of mental anguish he has been through. We are in Texas but he really loved Dr. Brownstein.


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