Transfeminine Procedures

Overview: Vaginoplasty

This introduction provides a general overview of transfeminine gender confirmation surgery as performed by Loren S. Schechter, MD, FACS. Dr. Schechter is committed to providing the highest quality care of care to the transgendered individual and adheres to the standards of care as set forth by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. Dr. Schechter strives to provide patient-centered care in a private and welcoming environment. Referrals and inquiries can be made by contacting Dr. Schechter at 847-967-5122.

Types of Procedures:

  • Inversion Vaginoplasty and Scrotal-Perineal Flap
  • Intestinal Vaginoplaty; Sigmoid Colon and Right Colon

Insurance coverage:

Please call the office at 847-967-5122 to see if your insurance plan covers your procedure. An increasing number of insurance plans are offering coverage for gender confirmation surgery. Our office will assist in inquiring as to whether your plan will cover the surgery, as well as submitting the relevant paperwork to your insurance company. You may still be responsible for fees such as deductibles, co-insurance, and portions of the surgical procedure not covered by insurance. Our office will review this with information with you. We also have options for those that are not covered.