Gender Re-assignment Surgery, Is this Normally Performed by a PS or a Specialist?

Is gender re-assignment surgery performed by a regular plastic surgeon or does it require a specialist. If so are there any specialists in the United States that perform these kinds of surgeries.

Doctor Answers 2

Transgender specialist

There are transgender surgery specialists who are board certified plastic surgeons.  You need to use the internet to find them.

Gender reassignment surgery

Gender reassignement surgery requires close monitoring by a psychiatrist before pursing it.  Usually a plastic surgeon then will perform breast surgery( removal or enhancement)/  The genitalia surgery requires special training but is usually done by a plastic surgeon with or without a urologist.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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