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FTM Top Surgery Surgeons

Dr. Loren Schechter

Dr. Loren Schechter, MD is an award winning surgeon who offers FTM Top Surgery in Chicago. Dr. Schechter's outstanding surgical skills, plus more than 14 years of experience performing Gender Confirmation Surgeries, have made him a popular choice for trans men seeking chest masculinization. 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 FTM Top Surgery including:

  • Keyhole Top Surgery
  • Short Scar Periareolar Top Surgery
  • Double Incision with free nipple grafts

Chest size and skin elasticity are the primary criteria for determining which method Dr. Schechter will recommend to meet your Top Surgery goals.

Dr. Schechter and his multidisciplinary team also offer Hysterectomy, Metoidioplasty and Phalloplasty, as well as Body Contouring and Facial Masculinization.

Steps to Booking Top Surgery

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 Top Surgery.

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 see Dr. Schechter, be sure to inquire about reduced pricing for area hotels and 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/pre-determination.

Surgery Requirements

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.

You can arrange a phone or in-person consultation or request free information from Dr. Schechter here.


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