Transgender Plastic Surgery

Being transgendered is difficult enough today. Finding a qualified Plastic Surgeon who listens to you and understands should not be. Dr. Steven Robinson is a board certified Plastic Surgeon in Columbus, Ohio. For over fifteen years Dr. Robinson and his dedicated staff have been caring for the Plastic Surgery needs of the transgender community in Ohio and beyond. Here you will find a caring, and supportive environment for you to express your concerns, discuss your goals, and receive the care you desire.

While Dr. Robinson does not perform the actual gender re-assignment, he offers many procedures that can help in your transition. These procedures are performed in a fully accredited Outpatient Surgery Center with a board certified Anesthesiologist present for your comfort. Dr. Robinson offers “top” procedures and others for both Female–to-Male as well as Male-to-Female patients.

A Note about Hormone Therapy

I recognize that, for a variety of reasons, hormone therapy might not be right for everybody. Because of this fact, I do not require hormones before surgery. However, if you are undergoing medically supervised hormone therapy, it is best to continue it for at least one year before having op surgery. That way, the hormones have been given the chance to make the changes in your body first. I do require a letter of support from your therapist or physician.

FTM Procedures

For FTM top procedures, Dr. Robinson offers minimal scar breast removal and prefers this technique whenever possible. For these patients who have moderate to small breasts, the only incision is underneath the nipple. (See pictures below)

Transgender Surgery
Transgender Surgery

For those with larger breasts, or excess skin and ptosis (sagging), a longer incision is necessary to remove the extra skin, breast tissue, and leave you with a flat, masculine chest. Also, in many with larger breasts, the nipples will need to be moved and made smaller. This is called a free nipple graft. (See pictures below)

Dr. Robinson also offers ancillary procedures to aide you in your transition. These include facial masculinization surgery, body contouring, and liposuction.


Is a breast augmentation to achieve a more feminine shape For the male to female transgender patient, Dr. Robinson performs breast augmentation, The size, type of implants and incision technique will all be discussed in detail during the consultation. In addition, you will be able to try on breast implant sizers so that you can see what that volume will look like on you.

Transgender Surgery

Dr. Robinson also performs liposuction, body contouring, rhinoplasty (nose surgery) and other feminizing procedures for the face.

The best place to begin is with a consultation in our office, located at 4661 Sawmill Rd., Columbus. There we can talk about your goals, look at before/after pictures, and discuss all options. To set up your free consultation, or to ask us other questions, please call us at (614) 326-4661. Thank you again for your interest.


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