Gender Affirmation Surgeries: A Discussion with Dr. Bella Avanessian

The Hurt By The Female Pain Docs by Dr. Meera Kirpekar and Dr. Alopi Patel

Episode notes
In this episode Dr. P discusses gender affirming surgeries with Dr. Bella Avanessian, a board certified plastic surgeon who provides surgical care to transgender patients, intersex patients and to victims of female genital mutilation. She performs feminizing and masculinizing procedures of the face, chest and genitals. Dr. P and Dr. Avanessian discuss the comprehensive approach to surgical interventions for gender affirmation from the face to the chest to the pelvis. This is an insightful episode and worth a listen even for LGBTQ+ allies!
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