Transgender Health  Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health
Johnny Boucher is one of the first patients to receive gender affirming surgery at the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health. He discusses his phalloplasty, an operation to make a functional penis using tissue from his own forearm, with surgeon Devin O’Brien Coon, M.D., M.S.E., the center’s medical director.
Johnny Boucher is one of the first patients to receive gender affirming surgery at the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health. He discusses his phalloplasty, an operation to make a functional penis using tissue from his own forearm, with surgeon Devin O’Brien Coon, M.D., M.S.E., the center’s medical director. Since the center opened in 2017, O’Brien Coon has performed roughly 150 gender affirming surgeries including vaginoplasty (which creates a vagina), chest masculinization mastectomy and breast augmentation. The transgender health service involves 25 to 30 professionals across many departments, including plastic surgery, urology, gynecology, endocrinology, dermatology, mental health, nursing, and social work. Learn more about Transgender Health at Johns Hopkins: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/center_transgender_health or Call toll-free: 844-546-5645