Professionals working with the Transgender and Gender Non-Confirming Communities. These Professionals and Organizations have been vetted and approved by the International Transgender Certification Association.
Our practice is dedicated to serving transgender women seeking gender reassignment surgery. We are here to help you understand the procedure and what to expect before and after surgery. We want to help you, answer your questions, and make sure you are completely comfortable with the decisions that you make. Our doctors and are part of the LGBTQ community and will work with you with the utmost consideration, care and respect.
We pride ourselves on providing a modern, warm and welcoming environment for all that visit our facility. We offer state-of-the-art treatments with the most up-to-date equipment and technology.
John L. Whitehead, DO is trained and certified as a general surgeon.
After completing medical school at Chicago College of Osteopathic medicine, Dr. Whitehead completed a five-year general surgery residency at the same institution. He trained as a trauma surgeon at Cook County Hospital, one of the busiest centers in the country for penetrating trauma. He then completed a fellowship in critical care at Northwestern University.
Dr. Whitehead is dually certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery in both surgery and critical care, with extensive training in vascular surgery.
For many years, Dr. Whitehead focused on treating some of the sickest patients in the hospital as a trauma surgeon and intensivist. Throughout this time, he has also practiced as a general surgeon, performing thousands of life-saving as well as cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Alain Ramirez, MD attended Yale School of Medicine where he also received a Masters in Health Science. Dr. Ramirez attended NYU for surgical internship and anesthesiology residency.
Early in his career he developed a penchant for patient advocacy and outcome studies. He has published in this field and continues to champion patient rights, communication and respect which he believes are integral to good patient outcomes.
He has always had a personal interest in aesthetics and restorative medicine. He has worked alongside many renown plastic surgeons who have trained him in the intricacies of aesthetic practices. Technology has moved at a fast pace in the aesthetics world. There are countless options which at times can be difficult to navigate and have the potential to leave the patient with undesired, irreversible changes. This is why Dr. Ramirez has researched extensively on the best that science and technology has produced so that his patients receive individualized care that best fit their needs.
Dr. Christian Quintero, MD is a board-certified pelvic surgeon with an expertise in Female Pelvic Medicine, Reconstructive Surgery and Hormone Replacement Therapy. Dr. Quintero earned his medical degree from Pontificia Xaveriana University in Bogota, Colombia. He completed his internship at Metropolitan hospital in NYC, an affiliate of New York Medical College. Dr. Quintero completed his residency as well as his training in Pelvic Surgery and Hormone Replacement Therapy at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and Pelvic Ultrasonography at Napean Hospital, University of Sydney medical School in Australia.