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Gender Reassignment Surgery - Dr. Kathy L. Rumer, Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Kathy L.

A Leading Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon Specializing in Gender Reassignment Surgery


Male to Female Surgery

Dr. Rumer performs 200-250 MTF gender reassignment surgeries every year. She offers the full range of surgical procedures for trans women. Learn more »

Female to Male Surgery

Dr. Rumer is an expert in FTM Top Surgery, performing more than 150 of these surgeries every year. She also offers FTM bottom surgery procedures. Learn more »

How to Get Started

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Why Choose Dr. Rumer?

Experience: Dr. Rumer is a highly experienced, and nationally-recognized, transgender surgical specialist. She offers all types of gender confirming surgical procedures for both the male-to-female (MTF) and the female-to-male (FTM) communities.

Compassionate, Gender-Affirming Care: Dr. Rumer feels honored to help transgender women and men who are interested in gender affirming surgery. Her team members are all dedicated, professional and compassionate. Transgender surgery is a big step, and Dr. Rumer and her team are here to support you.

Natural Looking Results: Dr. Rumer’s practice philosophy is focused on achieving individual harmony and balance. She strives to produce natural appearing results that enhance and subtly refine the each individual’s best features. Her access to innovative advances, along with a meticulous aesthetic technique ensures an impeccable result that is customized to each patient’s anatomy, life style, work schedule and needs.


Gender Reassignment Surgery Procedures

Vaginoplasty Gender Reassignment Surgery

One-Stage Vaginoplasty

Dr. Rumer offers a one-stage Vaginoplasty procedure for transgender women who wish to have the vagina they should have been born with. Dr. Rumer's technique creates a vagina that is functional, feminine looking, with normal voiding function, satisfactory sexual function, and minimal scarring. Ideally, the neovagina should be moist, flexible and hairless, and a minimum of 10 cm in depth and about 3-4 cm in diameter.

Dr. Rumer’s Vaginoplasty technique does not require electrolysis or laser hair removal of the genital area before surgery, and there is NO regrowth.

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Facial Feminization Surgery

Facial Feminization

Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) is a collection of MTF surgery procedures designed to naturally feminize a patient’s facial features.

MTF Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation provides patients with expertly augmented and contoured feminine breasts – the breasts you were always meant to have.

Body Feminization

Body Feminization

Body Feminization uses a combination of liposuction and fat grafting to enlarge the hips and buttocks to give your body more feminine curves.

FTM Top Surgery

FTM Top Surgery

FTM Top Surgery is a surgery procedure designed to provide Female to Male patients with an expertly flattened and contoured masculine chest.



Metoidioplasty is a FTM surgery procedure that creates a small phallus that retains the original sensation and erectile function of the hormonally enlarged clitoris.

FTM Phalloplasty - Abdominal Phalloplasty


FTM Phalloplasty surgery provides transgender men with a adult-sized phallus. Dr. Rumer uses an abdominal graft to create the phallus, and scars are easily concealed.



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