Marci Bowers

Dr. Marci Bowers, M.D.

Marci Bowers, M.D. of Burlingame, California, is recognized as a pioneer in the field of Gender Affirming Surgery. She is the first surgeon with transgender history and first woman to perform Gender Affirming Genital surgeries worldwide. Dr. Bowers is a pelvic and gynecologic surgeon with more than 32 years’ experience and has performed more than 2250 primary MTF Gender Affirming Vaginoplasties and more than 3900 Gender Affirming Surgeries. Dr. Bowers established transgender surgical education programs at Sheba Hospital in Tel Aviv (2014), Mt. Sinai in New York (2016), Denver Health (2018), the University of Toronto (2019), Northwell Health (2020) and USC/Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Bowers is President-elect of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and serves on the Trevor Project Board of Directors after prior terms with GLAAD and the Transgender Law Center. Marci has been called the Transgender Surgery Rock Star (Denver Post), the Georgia O’keefe of Genitalia (unknown) and the Beyonce of Bottom Surgery (KPFK-FM North Hollywood).