Gender Affirming Surgery Workshops with Dr. Drew Marano

PFLAG NYC is hosting a free two-part event dedicated to providing information and answering questions about gender affirmation surgery. Gender affirmation surgeon Dr. Drew Marano, MD will answer questions about accessing, preparing for, and recovering from different gender-affirming surgical procedures.

In order to keep a safe and confidential meeting space, you must register to attend PFLAG NYC workshops and meetings. The location information for this event will be provided to everyone who signs up in advance. Please register for the workshops using the links provided below.

Navigating Gender Affirmation Surgery: Families Seeking Answers

Monday, December 4, 2023, 7:00-9:00pm ET
For family members seeking understanding and support: Bring your questions and concerns as we explore the medical and emotional aspects of gender affirmation surgery.

Navigating Gender Affirmation Surgery: Surgery, Your Way

Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 7:00-9:00pm ET
For individuals contemplating or preparing for gender affirmation surgery, this night is about you. Dr. Marano will candidly address your surgical questions and concerns so you can make informed choices.

About Our Guest

Dr. Drew Marano is a highly skilled and fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in gender affirmation surgery. He is a lifelong native of the New York metropolitan area. Dr. Marano received his bachelor’s degree in Music from Brown University before going on to graduate at the top of his class from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

Dr. Marano completed his six-year Integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency at the prestigious Columbia University / Cornell University program in New York City. Following his residency, he pursued further specialization in gender affirmation surgery as the first-ever Harvard University Complex Gender and Microsurgery Fellow, where he received training in the most advanced techniques in this field.

Dr. Marano is an active researcher with a focus on the social and systemic barriers to and scarcity of providers and formalized training for gender affirmation surgery. He is passionate about providing affirming care to transgender and gender diverse individuals and is committed to ensuring that his patients feel comfortable and supported throughout their transition. With his expertise, dedication, and compassionate approach, Dr. Marano is a trusted provider of gender affirmation surgery for patients throughout the New York metropolitan area and beyond.

Dr. Marano is fellowship-trained in facial gender surgery, breast augmentation, gender affirming mastectomy, body contouring, phalloplasty with or without urethral lengthening, metoidioplasty, and vaginoplasty.

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