Transgender Surgery

Dr. Gary Lawton is dedicated to providing the highest quality Transgender Plastic Surgery with confidentiality and compassion in an atmosphere of courtesy and respect. He and his staff of highly trained professionals are committed to providing you with the best care available.

Dr. Lawton underwent 10 years of surgical training at Yale University prior to entering private Plastic Surgery practice in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Lawton is an expert in the surgical care of the breast and body of Transgender Surgery patients. He is a highly regarded professional in the field who treats patients who have been referred by locally and nationally based primary care physicians, endocrinologists, therapists, gender associations, and previous patients.

As a surgeon who specializes in the treatment of transgender patients, Dr. Lawton is an integral part of the team of professionals that are participating in your long-term care. Dr. Lawton will discuss with the patient the issues that have brought them to the decision to have surgery, deciding with the patient that the desired procedure is appropriate. Prior to performing any surgical procedures, Dr. Lawton will evaluate all of the patient’s medical conditions.

Transgender Breast Surgery

Breast augmentation and removal are common operations. The approach for male-to-female patients is different than for female-to-male patients. For female-to-male patients, a mastectomy (breast removal) procedure is usually the surgery performed. For many patients, it is the only surgery undertaken. For male-to-female patients, breast augmentation is the operation performed.

Body Masculinization Through Liposuction

Body masculinization can be achieved by shaping the abdomen, love handles and thighs using liposuction. By lipocontouring these areas, a more masculine appearance can be achieved. Liposuction results in permanent removal of fatty tissue.

Follow-up

Long-term postoperative follow-up is provided at no additional charge for all patients, in an effort to ensure an optimal surgical outcome.