Despite the dissolution of two transgender surgery programs in Miami earlier in 2019, transgender and non-binary Floridians now have newly improved access to transgender surgical care through Restore Med Center.
Dr. John Whitehead of Restore Med Center in Miami was trained in the art of gender reassignment surgery by Dr. Harold Reed, the now-retired urologist who performed transgender surgeries for decades in Miami before his retirement earlier this year.
Coupled with the near total dismantling of the gender affirmation surgery program at the University of Miami, Dr. Reed’s retirement would have left a big gap in trans surgical care in South Florida were it not for Dr. Whitehead. His commitment to honor the legacy of Dr. Reed and serve the needs of the transgender community means better access to timely and affordable care for patients seeking gender-affirming surgery in Florida.
Dr. Whitehead is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, a professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender dysphoria. Along with his husband Dr. Alain Ramirez, a Yale-trained anesthesiologist, Dr. Whitehead founded Restore Medical Center to give back. As members of the LGBT community, they understand the importance of providing compassionate and respectful health care.
Dr. Whitehead performs Vaginoplasty, Vulvoplasty and Orchiectomy for patients on the trans feminine spectrum, as well as Top Surgery and Hysterectomy for those seeking masculinization. At $20,000, he maintains one of the lowest cash prices for Vaginoplasty in the country, and accepts insurance and medical financing.
For more information about Dr. Whitehead and Restore Med Center, please see restoremedcenter.com.