Dr. Loren Schechter
Experienced Surgeon for Metoidioplasty in Chicago
Dr. Loren Schechter, MD is an award winning surgeon who offers Metoidioplasty Surgery in Chicago. Dr. Schechter's outstanding surgical skills, plus more than 13 years of experience performing Gender Confirmation Surgeries, make him an excellent choice for trans men seeking Metoidioplasty. He is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery, as well as several other esteemed surgical societies.
Dr. Schechter specializes in multiple methods of Metoidioplasty, including the Simple Release and Ring Metoidioplasty procedures.
Full Vaginectomy is offered with Ring Metoidioplasty (performed with Gynecologist.) Urethroplasty and Scrotoplasty with Testicular Implants (with or without tissue expanders) are both additional options.
Dr. Schechter also has a Gynecologist on his team who can perform Hysterectomy.
Steps to Getting a Metoidioplasty Surgery Date
Your free initial consultation with Dr. Schechter can be done by phone. Book a Consultation.
An in-person consultation is required before proceeding with surgery. A consultation fee of $100 will be applied towards your Metoidioplasty.
Wait time for surgery dates is typically within 8 weeks of your consult.
Dr. Schechter's practice is located half an hour north of Chicago in Morton Grove. If you're traveling from out of town to for your surgery, be sure to ask Dr. Schechter's staff about reduced pricing for area hotels as well as ground transportation from your hotel to hospital and/or office.
Financing and Insurance
Dr. Schechter accepts CareCredit. He also accepts insurance and has an insurance specialist on his team who can assist you with obtaining pre-cert/predetermination.
Requirements for Metoidioplasty
Dr. Schechter is a member of WPATH and follows surgery guidelines in the Standards of Care. You will require medical evaluation by primary MD or MD providing hormones and a letter of recommendation from a psychologist or other mental health professional.
Have questions? Ask Dr. Schechter here.