Transgender Surgery at the Department of Urology at Mount Sinai with Rajveer Purohit, MD, MPH

The Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery at Mount Sinai encompasses a variety of specialties covering transgender surgery including Urology. The Department of Urology's gender affirmation surgery program is led by Dr. Rajveer Purohit, Director of Reconstructive Urology, is an expert in the field of genital gender affirmation surgery. Along with Miroslav Djordjevic, MD, the physicians have experience with over 2,000 genital transgender surgeries that informs their care of each new patient. They have recently co-edited a textbook, Atlas of Operative Techniques in Gender Affirmation Surgery published by Elsevier in 2023.

In this video, Rajveer Purohit, MD discusses penile inversion vaginoplasty, robot assisted peritoneal flap and sigmoid vaginoplasty, and minimal depth vaginoplasty. Options for metoidioplasty and for phalloplasty are discussed as are the advantages and disadvantages, and preparation for these surgeries.

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