MtF Sexual Reassignment - Minneapolis, MN

Being born a male and suffering with G.I.D. all of...

Being born a male and suffering with G.I.D. all of my life, I finally decided and got up the courage to change for the better. It was a necessary and life saving decision. I consulted with Dr. T from the beginning and he guided me with the recommended protocols to follow (HRT, Tissue-expanders,etc). When I finally got my permanent implants it felt like a dream come true, it was the happiest day of my life! All of my follow-up appointments have been wonderful as well. Also, Dr. Tholen has gone the way extra mile to help me with some additional issues I incurred because of my long time diabetic condition. He has been a most understanding and generous doctor.

Minneapolis Plastic Surgeon

By far and away Mpls. PS is the kindest, most caring and concerned clinic I have ever gone to. From the doctor to the receptionists, the financial manager, and all of the nursing staff, you won't find any better!

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Hi GwendaLyn, Love the way you have reached your goals. I am 50 and I should have done this also many many years ao. I just got my 800cc HP Silicone Implants on Mar 25th, 2013, and I love them ($5000). in coral gables. I am so happy to have them and hearing from your message your in a similar track as I am. also M-F. I just posted my review today awaiting approval and added some photos with caption of the time frame. I still go to my followups and I am sooooo happy with my loves, and everyone sees the changes I have made and I am glad they do. Enjoy girl. Marilyn-FL
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Well done, finding the right doc with the listening ear and care for you. And for, all good energies in your direction. Much ahead of you in your journey, I am sure, but I hope it ends with happiness and fulfillment! Thanks for sharing. This is for all of us who enjoy being a girl:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjWn-ueeeLw
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You look great! And I am glad you got a Dr. that could do BA's for males as I heard there are special things they have to do in surgery. I saw another guy who had a botched job and has been going through a lot to fix it. So Congratulations! Seems like you got a great doc and they look good on you~

I do have a question if you don't mind. I see you paid $11k. Do they charge more when you are a male or was that his standard price?
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His standard rate is about $6500 but because I had to go through two phases (first the tissue expanders, then after 18 months of having them enlarged every two weeks with saline I got the permanent Silicone Gel Implants)
So that whole process took more time and more surgeries.
Again, I reiterate that Dr. Tholen is a splendid surgeon and I am so grateful to him and his entire staff for their excellent care.
P.S. Thank you for the compliment!
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Awesome!
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So happy for you!! You look amazing and very Happy!! Congrats to becomming the true you :)
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Wow! You're very voluptuous now, that's for sure. I'm glad this meant so much for you and was a success.

You might also want to check out RealSelf's Gender Reassignment community to find more support for your journey.

Thanks for sharing your experience with us!

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