Many transgender patients see gender reassignment surgery as a final step in their transition from living as one gender to living as another.
In order to have gender reassignment surgery, patients should be 18 years or older
(except with special exception and conditions established well in advance), have undergone
12 months of hormonal therapy and lived successfully as their desired gender for 12
months. These steps allow them time to consolidate their gender identity and work
with family, friends and employers before having surgery. While each person’s
circumstances are different, experts in the Sutter Health network find that patients
who follow these guidelines experience a much smoother transition.
Experienced surgical teams provide comprehensive support before, during and after male-to-female and female-to-male surgeries.
Here are some of the services we offer. We also partner with cosmetic surgeons and other specialists for additional gender affirmation procedures.
- Tracheal Shave
- Breast Augmentation (BA)
- Ring Metoidioplasty
- Simple Metoidioplasty