This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Loren Schechter's surgical specialty would never be considered the easiest or most commonplace. Only three other surgeons in the United States and perhaps just 20 in the entire world are in the practice. But, going forward, the Morton Grove-based doctor who handles the most difficult part of what he calls "gender-confirmation" surgery — once termed a "sex-change" operation — believes his job may get a bit easier and receive more social acceptance as medical research progresses in coming years.
For Transgender Patients, a Surgeon Who Understands
For Transgender Patients, a Surgeon Who Understands | On Wisconsin Magazine
Search by U. Rumer is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon in the Philadelphia tri-state area who has deep experience with gender reassignment surgery and a practice that is geared exclusively toward transgender patients. In addition to performing hundreds of gender-affirming procedures each year, Dr. Rumer also directs a 1-year gender surgery fellowship program. Mosser is an award-winning surgeon in San Francisco who has been helping transgender and non-binary patients for more than 10 years.
Hot Spot owner Diana Velarde says the town respected the privacy of gender-reassignment patients. Restaurants, hotels and shops in Trinidad are bracing for a downturn after Dr. Marci Bowers moved her sex-reassignment operations to California, taking with her the patients who would stay in town for days, sometimes weeks, and the surgery that defined Trinidad for decades.
Stanley H. Biber May 4, — January 16, was an American physician who was a pioneer in sex reassignment surgery , performing thousands of procedures during his long career. Biber was born to a Jewish family in Des Moines, Iowa as the older of two children and the only son of a father who owned a furniture store and a mother interested in social causes.