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. 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. Safir is a board-certified urologist in San Francisco 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 seeking bottom surgery on the West Coast.
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. 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. 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 is the first fellow to complete the yearlong Crozer Health Gender Affirmation Surgery Fellowship Program. Dr. Hanna offers a full spectrum of gender-affirming procedures, from Top Surgery and Breast Augmentation, to Metoidioplasty, Phalloplasty and Vaginoplasty.
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. 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. 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. 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.