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What is Gender Dysphoria?

Gender Dysphoria, or Gender Identity Disorder (GID) can be defined as a feeling of incongruence between the external gender of one’s body and that related to internally. Quite simply it is when someone feels that they belong to the wrong gender.

Although mild in many people, a small proportion may have a strong identification for the opposite gender. Someone who experiences such a significant and psychologically dysphoria may wish to permanently alter their gender identifying characteristics to match how they feel. So a boy may feel that he is a girl trapped in a boy’s body or vice versa. These people are known as transsexual.

Gender reassignment surgery is both safe and effective in experienced hands.

Surgery is irreversible and a permanent step. We are happy to consider patients who have been assessed comprehensively through a team of psychiatrists or psychologists.

Our aim is to provide you with the highest quality experience on your transitioning pathway. We strive to improve and regularly audit our figures .

You can read the latest paper written by our very own leading surgeon, Miles Berry, on Transgender reconstruction (published in JPRAS). Miles is truly a world authority this areas of clinical research and once again can be commended for producing one the world’s largest series to date.