NEWS

September 25-30, 2024

Align to participate in the upcoming WPATH Scientific Symposium

At the WPATH Scientific Symposium in Lisbon, Portugal, Align will present several research projects about various aspects of gender-affirming surgery. Dr. Satterwhite, co-chair of the conference, will also moderate several sessions and participate in panel discussions.

June 14-15, 2024

Dr. Satterwhite invited as a keynote speaker at GAPS Meeting

Dr. Satterwhite is proud to be invited as a keynote speaker at the GAPS Meeting in Ghent, Belgium. During his keynote, he will discuss gender-affirming surgery.

May 09-12, 2024

Dr. Satterwhite to discuss vaginoplasty aesthetics at the CSPS Annual Meeting

Dr. Satterwhite will speak about vaginoplasty aesthetics at the California Society of Plastic Surgeons Conference, located in Carlsbad, CA.

May 02-05, 2024

Dr. Satterwhite to discuss body contouring at the 2024 Aesthetic Society Conference

Dr. Satterwhite will participate in the upcoming Aesthetic Society Conference in Vancouver, BC, speaking about body contouring for transgender and gender-diverse patients.

December 5, 2023
from 5:00 - 6:30 PM PT

Dr. Pang and Dr. Mittermiller to discuss Facial Affirmation Surgery During Q Corner’s “Q Corner Chat” Series

Dr. Pang and Dr. Mittermiller will join The Q Corner for a “Q Corner Chat” about Facial Surgery for trans and gender-diverse individuals. During the presentation, they will discuss what these procedures consist of and what to expect during recovery.

November 29, 2023
from 5:00 - 6:30 PM PT

Dr. Satterwhite to Discuss Vaginoplasty During The Q Corner’s New “Q Corner Chat” Series

Dr. Satterwhite will join Dr. Bonnington for a chat about vulvoplasty and vaginoplasty for the Q Corner’s new anthology Zoom series, “Q Corner Chat.” This series will focus on various Gender Affirming procedures for trans and gender-diverse individuals, providing a space for audience members to learn more about what these procedures consist of, what to expect during recovery and ask questions.

December 5, 2023
from 5:00 - 6:30 PM PT

Dr. Pang and Dr. Mittermiller to discuss Facial Affirmation Surgery During Q Corner’s “Q Corner Chat” Series

Dr. Pang and Dr. Mittermiller will join The Q Corner for a “Q Corner Chat” about Facial Surgery for trans and gender-diverse individuals. During the presentation, they will discuss what these procedures consist of and what to expect during recovery.

November 29, 2023
from 5:00 - 6:30 PM PT

Dr. Satterwhite to Discuss Vaginoplasty During The Q Corner’s New “Q Corner Chat” Series

Dr. Satterwhite will join Dr. Bonnington for a chat about vulvoplasty and vaginoplasty for the Q Corner’s new anthology Zoom series, “Q Corner Chat.” This series will focus on various Gender Affirming procedures for trans and gender-diverse individuals, providing a space for audience members to learn more about what these procedures consist of, what to expect during recovery and ask questions.

MAY 31, 2023

ALIGN SURGICAL ASSOCIATES LAUNCHES LOS ANGELES PRACTICE FOR PATIENTS SEEKING DEDICATED GENDER-AFFIRMING SURGERY EXPERIENCE

Align Surgical Associates (Align Surgical) announces the opening of its new office in Santa Monica, with surgeons specializing in gender-affirming facial, top and genital surgical procedures. Align Surgical’s Los Angeles practice will serve patients from across Southern California and beyond.

MAY 26-28, 2023

ALIGN’S SAN FRANCISCO PHYSICIANS TO PARTICIPATE IN PANELS AT THE 73RD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CALIFORNIA SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS

Dr. Satterwhite, Dr. Pang and Dr. Gurjala will speak as panelists in the upcoming annual meeting of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Satterwhite and Dr. Pang will participate in the panel “Gender-Affirming Penile Inversion Vaginoplasty as an Outpatient Procedure,” and Dr. Gurjala will serve as a panelist in “How to Launch into a New Practice – Real-World Pearls, Strategy and Challenges.” Dr. Satterwhite will also moderate the “Gender Affirming Surgery (Criteria, Medical Preparation, Controversies)” panel.

AUGUST 11, 2023

DR. SATTERWHITE TO DISCUSS GENDER-AFFIRMING FACIAL SURGERY AT THE GENDER INSTITUTE’S FIRST ANNUAL GEN I SYMPOSIUM

Dr. Satterwhite will speak at Gender Institute’s First Annual Gen I Symposium, discussing “Facial Feminization: Pre- and Post-Operative Care.” Gender Institute designed this medical symposium to gather experts, practitioners, healthcare administrators, and community stakeholders from various fields to share knowledge, best practices, and research related to gender-affirming care to improve patient outcomes.

MAY 5, 2023

DR. SATTERWHITE AND DR. GURJALA TO PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL UCSF TRANSGENDER PRE-CONFERENCE

Dr. Satterwhite and Dr. Gurjala will discuss surgical complications in gender-affirming care at the upcoming annual UCSF Transgender Pre-conference. Both Dr. Satterwhite and Dr. Gurjala are honored to be invited to share their knowledge at this national conference, which precedes the 2023 UCSF Transgender Health Summit. The pre-conference offers training to providers who serve the transgender community and focuses on reducing barriers to care.

MAY 11-13, 2023

DR. SATTERWHITE TO DISCUSS VAGINOPLASTY AND CHEST/BREAST SURGERY AT THE 3RD LIVE SURGERY CONFERENCE FOR GENDER AFFIRMATION PROCEDURES

Dr. Satterwhite will participate in two panels at the upcoming Live Surgery Conference for Gender Affirmation Procedures alongside world-renowned leaders in gender-affirming care. On May 12, he will sit on a panel of doctors discussing vaginoplasty, and on May 13, he will serve as a panelist for the topic of chest and breast surgery. This prestigious conference, coordinated by WPATH, will provide educational and hands-on experience to surgeons specializing in gender-affirming care.

JAN 23, 2023

MANAGING COMPLICATIONS IN GENDER-AFFIRMATION SURGERY

Dr. Satterwhite will be speaking at the Upcoming American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) conference as part of the panel on “Managing Complications in Gender-Affirmation Surgery.” He will be specifically discussing vaginoplasty complications and was invited as a faculty member on this esteemed panel.

APRIL 15, 2023

ROLE OF ALLOGENEIC PLACENTAL TISSUES IN PENILE INVERSION VAGINOPLASTY & PREDICTORS OF UNPLANNED REOPERATION FOLLOWING CHEST MASCULINIZATION SURGERY

We have the honor of presenting our research entitled "Role Of Allogeneic Placental Tissues In Penile Inversion Vaginoplasty” and "Predictors Of Unplanned Reoperation Following Chest Masculinization Surgery: An Analysis Of 2317 Patients" at the Plastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC) which is an esteemed and highly-regarded conference.

AUGUST 10, 2022

DR. THOMAS SATTERWHITE WILL TAKE PART IN A WEBINAR FOR "GENDER AFFIRMATION SURGERY"

This is hosted by Plastic and Aesthetic Research and Dr. Satterwhite will cover the topic of "Optimizing aesthetics in penile-inversion vaginoplasty: considerations, outcomes, and patient satisfaction in primary and revision procedures."

OCTOBER 25, 2022

AN EVENING OF QUEER JOY*: ABOUT US, FOR US, BY US

An Evening of Queer Joy centers the intersectional queer experience on the full spectrum of pain to joy by creating immersive community spaces, opportunities for authentic expression, and an environment of reflective learning. We aim to increase a sense of community amid isolation at Stanford and beyond.

MARCH 15, 2022

DR. THOMAS SATTERWHITE PRESENTS ON BEING A GENDER AFFIRMATION SURGEON: A PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVE

Dr. Satterwhite will be joining the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds in LKSC130 and via Zoom on March 15. 2022 at 7am. The topic Dr. Satterwhite will discuss is "Being a Gender Affirmation Surgeon: A Personal and Professional Perspective" and this will be for students of the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.

JULY 15, 2022

DR. SATTERWHITE AND DR. RODRIGUEZ WILL BOTH BE SPEAKING AT THE GENDER SPECTRUM CONFERENCE

Both Dr. Thomas Satterwhite and Dr. Angela Rodriguez are part of a panel of experienced surgical providers discussing pursuing surgical congruence measures based on their experience working with those undergoing gender affirmation surgery.

NOVEMBER 12, 2021

ADVANCING EXCELLENCE IN LGBTQ+ HEALTH

Dr. Thomas Satterwhite and Dr. Angela Rodriguez will both be speaking virtually at the UCSF Fresno Health Equity Symposium talking about surgical procedures.

NOVEMBER 13, 2021

GENDEREVOLUTION CONFERENCE: DR. ANGELA RODRIGUEZ DISCUSSES FACIAL FEMINIZATION SURGERY IN DETAIL DURING 2 PRESENTATIONS

Dr. Rodriguez will be doing two presentations with Genderevolution on November 13th.

From 10:15am to 11:15am, Dr. Rodriguez will present on Feminizing the Face. She will discuss facial feminization surgery in detail and will illustrate results with pictures and examples from her own patients.

From 2:45pm to 4:15pm, Dr. Rodriguez will deliver a Spanish Workshop:

La Doctora Rodriguez realizara una revision sistematica de las cirugias utilizadas en el tratamiento de disforia de genero en la poblacion femenina. Esta charla estara presentada exclusivamente en espanol.

NOVEMBER 3, 2021

LABIA MINORA CONSTRUCTION IN VAGINOPLASTY

Dr. Thomas Satterwhite will be speaking at the USPath conference panel titled: “Labia Minora Construction in Vaginoplasty” as part of the Transfeminine Bottom Surgery session.

NOVEMBER 4, 2021

OPERATION DIVERSIFY PLASTIC SURGERY VIRTUAL SPEAKER SERIES

Dr. Dev Gujala will be one of the speakers at the Operation Diversify Plastic Surgery conference. He will be presenting on "Engineering, Research and Gender Surgery" at 4:00pm PST on November 4th.

SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

VULVOVAGINAL CARE IN GENDER-AFFIRMING VAGINOPLASTY

Dr. Dev Gurjala will be speaking at the upcoming ISSVD Conference on September 24th and will be speaking from 1pm-3pm on the topic of Vulvovaginal care in gender-affirming vaginoplasty.

OCTOBER 31, 2021

FACIAL FEMINIZATION: FOREHEAD CONTOURING, RHINOPLASTY, AND MANDIBLE CONTOURING

Dr. Thomas Satterwhite will be one of the panelists participating in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) discussion on facial feminization.

SEPTEMBER 11, 2021

PHALLOPLASTY, METOIDIOPLASTY, TOP SURGERY, AND BODY CONTOURING

In collaboration with Transfamily Support Services, Dr. Dev Gurjala will be speaking on September 11th about Transmasculine Surgical Options: Phalloplasty, Metoidioplasty, Top Surgery, and Body Contouring. He will discuss preoperative preparation, intra-operative techniques, and what to expect during the post-operative recovery, such as wound care, timeline till full healing, complications, and patient satisfaction.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2021

VAGINOPLASTY, FACIAL FEMINIZATION, BREAST AUGMENTATION, AND BODY FEMINIZATION/CONTOURING

In collaboration with Transfamily Support Services, Dr. Thomas Satterwhite will be speaking on September 18 about Transfeminine Surgical Options: Vaginoplasty, Facial Feminization, Breast Augmentation, and Body Feminization/Contouring. His goal is to provide relevant information so that patients and their caretakers know what they need to do to prepare for gender affirming operations, and what to expect post-operatively, so that they can have a smooth, safe journey.

OCTOBER 23, 2019

VAGINOPLASTY & BODY CONTOURING EVENT FOR PATIENTS & PROVIDERS

Gender Health SF is hosting an educational event with Dr. Thomas Satterwhite on October 23, 2019 from 5–8PM. Dr. Satterwhite will be discussing Vaginoplasty as well as Body Feminization for Transfeminine spectrum patients seeking gender affirming surgery.

PODCASTS

Dr. Michael Safir is interviewed by The Skinny Confidential Him & Her Podcast "On Understanding The Transgender Experience, Empathy, Compassion, & The Ability To Look At Life From Different Perspectives"
Dr. Satterwhite is interviewed by Bill Klaproth on the Healing Podcast from MarinHealth about gender confirmation surgery and options for transwomen:
Dr. Satterwhite is interviewed by Bill Klaproth on the Healing Podcast from MarinHealth about gender confirmation surgery and options for transwomen:
Dr. Thomas Satterwhite featured in Transcendent Season 2, Episode 4 (Doctor feature about 7:30 minutes into the episode)

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