Overview: Single Stage Vaginoplasty

This introduction provides a general overview of male to female 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 or email at drs@univplastics.com.

Types of Procedures:

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

Scheduling Procedure:

If you choose to have your male to female gender reassignment surgery performed by Dr. Schechter, please call our office at 847-967-5122. A $100.00 fee is charged for a pre-operative consultation, and this is due at the time of or anytime before your appointment.

Total fees typically include the surgical professional fee, hospital and operating room fees, anesthesia professional fees, and a set of vaginal dilators. Routine medications including pain medicine, antibiotics, and medicine to prevent nausea and blood clots are included. Specific medications to treat specific health conditions may incur additional costs. Non-routine services such as monitoring of blood glucose will also incur additional costs. Additional fees for local hotels and transportation to and from the airport also apply. Please see fee schedule for more detailed pricing.

Insurance coverage:

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 information with you.