Dr. Schechter will serve as a Scientific Advisor for the museum’s upcoming gender transition exhibit. He will advise the medio-surgical content for the exhibit. Dr. Schechter was selected for this role because of his experience with gender confirmation surgery.
He graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and went on to complete his residency and a fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospitals. He is the Director of the Center of Gender Confirmation Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital and he serves on the board of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health. Read more about Dr. Schechter and his accomplishments.
The International Museum of Surgical Science was founded by Dr. Max Thorek in 1954 and today is operated by The International College of Surgeons. It is dedicated to the remembrance and preservation of various medical techniques.