Offering a Variety of Surgical Procedures  

Our plastic surgeons, gynecologists and reconstructive urologists perform both bottom and top surgeries for transgender and gender-nonconforming patients, using minimally invasive techniques when possible.

Appointments

To make an appointment, call 1-888-824-0200 and ask for the Trans CARE clinic, or email us at TransgenderCARE@bsd.uchicago.edu.

Transmasculine (Female to Male) Procedures

UChicago Medicine surgeons are highly respected across the globe for the advances we've made in transmasculine genital procedures and have extensive experience in other procedures for transgender males.

  • Mastectomy with removal of breasts
  • Chest contouring to create a masculine appearance after a mastectomy
  • Hysterectomy (removal of the uterus)
  • Oophorectomy (removal of the ovaries)
  • Metoidioplasty
  • Complex Genitourinary reconstruction (congenital, traumatic and oncologic)
  • Complex Urethroplasty
  • Urethral Fistula repair after phalloplasty

Penile construction surgery, including:

  • Abdominal flap
  • Groin flap (also known as SCIP flap)
  • Metoidioplasty, with and without urethral lengthening
  • Phalloplasty, which involves removing the vagina (vaginectomy) and reconstructing the urethra and penis
  • Radial forearm flap (RFAFF) and anterolateral thigh flap (ALT) microsurgical (procedures that maximize sensation and function)
  • Orchiectomy (removal of one or both testicles)

Penile implants, including:

  • Penile prosthesis implantation to improve erectile capability
  • Semi-rigid/malleable implants
  • Two- and three-piece inflatable implants
  • Scrotoplasty and testicular implants

Vaginoplasty, including:

  • Inversion vaginoplasty
  • Intestinal vaginoplasty
  • Peritoneal vaginoplasty
  • Revision vaginoplasty
  • Shallow depth Vaginoplasty
  • Vulvoplasty
  • Facial masculinization to give feminine faces a more masculine appearance
  • Body contouring, including removing fat to create a masculine look

Transfeminine (Male to Female) Procedures

We provide a full range of transfeminine surgeries:

  • Facial feminization, such as altering the chin, nose, cheeks, forehead, and other features to appear more feminine
  • Breast augmentation with either fat grafting or implants
  • Body contouring procedures, including fat transfers, to enhance a feminine shape