Accent media

Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) is a crucial part of gender confirmation and is one of the most sought-after surgical procedures for transgender women. For many transgender women, FFS is considered as or more important than gender reassignment surgery, as FFS provides better ease socially to integrate into society as a woman. 

The most important factors in a top FFS surgeon are compassion, experience, and outstanding surgical skills and artistry. To select the most qualified plastic surgeon, we have put together a list of top plastic surgeons for FFS, based on their talent, qualifications, professional reputation, and outstanding outcomes.

Dr. Harrison Lee

Dr. Harrison Lee gained worldwide recognition as one of the top plastic surgeons in the world for Facial Feminization Surgery after performing Caitlyn Jenner’s facial feminization surgery.

His background as a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, and also as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, gives Dr. Lee a unique ability to artistically enhance and refine masculine facial features to achieve a more feminine appearance. 

Dr. Lee offers FFS at both his Beverly Hills and NYC plastic surgery practices. His impressive training and experience include a triple board certification by the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Background media
Doctor media

Dr. Joel Beck

Dr. Joel Beck is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with experience performing transgender surgery procedures for nearly two decades. His skills have earned him a reputation for providing natural-looking, beautiful results. He offers FFS at his Charlotte NC practice, as well as other gender transformation procedures and plastic surgeries for patients. 

Among other prestigious societies of plastic surgeons, he is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). Dr. Beck has been a lecturer multiple times at First Event, Southern Comfort, Gender Odyssey, Keystone Conference, Esprit, Gold Rush, and many other major transgender conferences across the United States. His fellowship in burn surgery and residencies in craniofacial and reconstructive surgery have helped him achieve a truly sophisticated level of professional skill in FFS and other transgender surgeries.

Dr. Beck is a caring, compassionate human being who is proud to assist the brave individuals who are taking the step to achieve a body to match their inner self. Dr. Joel Beck is proud to assist his courageous patients in every aspect of altering their face and body to beautifully reflect their true identity.

Dr. Kathy Rumer

Dr. Kathy L. Rumer is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon whose deep experience with gender reassignment surgery make her an ideal choice for FFS. Her practice in Philadelphia is geared exclusively toward transgender patients, where she performs hundreds of gender-affirming procedures a year. Additionally, Dr. Rumer directs a one-year gender surgery fellowship program. 

Drawing on her background and experience in both the sciences and the arts, Dr. Rumer performs the full range of gender surgery procedures in her state-of-the-art facilities. Her superior surgical skills combined with her extensive formal education are the reasons behind her reputation as one of the top surgeons in the US for FFS and other gender confirmation surgeries.

Dr. Michelle Lee

Dr. Lee is a Harvard fellowship-trained and board-certified plastic surgeon whose extensive expertise in aesthetic and reconstructive procedures for the face, chest, and breasts make her a top choice for transitioning patients who require gender confirmation surgeries to complete their transformative journey. She provides FFS and other gender-confirming surgeries for transgender women in Beverly Hills, California, and surrounding areas.

Beyond her reputation for surgical precision and outstanding, beautiful outcomes, Dr. Lee is also known for her care and compassion. She understands how important FFS can be for her patients and provides her skillful artistry required to help them achieve an outer appearance that reflects their true selves.

Dr. Mark Youssef

Dr. Mark Youssef is the Director of the Transgender Surgery Institute of Southern California. He offers FFS, top surgery, breast augmentation and a range of gender confirming procedures for trans men, women and gender-nonconforming clients.

Dr. Youssef’s skillful techniques, his trans-friendly staff, and the mission of their Institute to make make gender transition a smoother experience as patients achieve the physical realization of their true selves make him a top choice for FFS surgery and other gender confirming procedures. 

Dr. Youssef is also board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery, and an active member of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and the American Medical Association.

Logo media
Banner media
Contact us media

News & Events Sign Up

Background media
Accessibility: If you are vision-impaired or have some other impairment covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to using this website, please contact our Accessibility Manager at 704-817-2597.
Contact Us