• Alonda Lona, master hairstylist. Let her help you feel BE-YOU-tiful! Reach her at the Union Hill Hair Studio at 816.606.0761.
  • Jennifer Niehouse, Wardrobe Specialist at it’s so U!: 816.728.1121 or
  • Benson Electrolysis, Permanent Hair Removal: 913.558.0135. Mention the Transgender Institute and receive 10% off of your first session.
  • Kathy Mears, CME, Electrolysis: 785.841.7555
  • James Mirabile, MD at MedCosmetic, Laser Hair Removal, as well as other services: 913.888.SKIN(7546) or
  • Ann Brown Photography
  • Doris’ Wig Boutique: 913.649.0444 or
  • Tres Bliss Wigs and Hair (formerly Glamourama): 816.361.5099
  • MLB Makeup Artistry, Monique Luisa Brown 816.719.7667,
  • Studio 213, Pam Seals, Licensed Esthetician & specialist in eyebrow shaping and arching, 816.361.3393,

Surgeons for the Transsexual:

The Transgender Institute does not endorse surgeons. These physicians have been vetted and have excellent reputations, but we urge you to do your own thorough research before choosing a surgeon.

Gender Reassignment Surgery for the Male-to-Female

Gary Alter, MD
Beverly Hills, California  310.275.5566
New York, New York  310.275.5566
Marci L. Bowers, MD
Trinidad, Colorado 719.846.6300
Seattle, Washington 206.328.3200
Dr. Pierre Brassard
Montreal, Canada
Toby R. Meltzer, MD
Scottsdale, Arizona
Dr. Kamol Pansritum
Thailand Cosmetics
Peter Raphael, MD
American Institute for Plastic Surgery
Plano, Texas
Dr. Suporn Watanyusakul
Chonburi, Thailand

Chest reconstruction or “top” surgery for the female-to-male:

Michael Brownstein, MD
San Francisco, California
Charles Garramone, MD
Sunrise, Florida
Perry Johnson, MD
Village Pointe Aesthetic Surgery
Omaha, Nebraska
Daniiel A. Medalie, MD
Cleveland Plastic Surgery
Cleveland, Ohio
Toby Meltzer, MD
Scottsdale, Arizona
Peter Raphael, MD
American Institute for Plastic Surgery
Plano, Texas

Facial Feminization Surgery:

Douglas K. Ousterhout, MD, DDS
San Francisco, CA
Mark Zukowski, MD
Chicago, IL

Web sites you may find educational and inspiring:

Links for family, friends and allies:

Online mail order wigs:

Other hair loss options:

Surgical hair replacement:

  • There are several surgical hair replacement centers in the Kansas City area.

Online tall shops:

Shoes – large sizes, narrow and wide:

Tall girl information:

  Female-to-Male Products: