Be who you are.

Our mission is to help you align your physical being with your true gender identity, so you can experience the life you were meant to live. Whether your next chapter includes male-to-female or female-to-male surgical procedures, the highly skilled physicians at Memorial Hermann are ready to help you complete your transition and achieve your health goals.

Gender-Affirmation Surgical Program

The team at Memorial Hermann, led by renowned surgeon Daniel J. Freet, MD, provides a full range of gender-affirming care, including facial and chest surgeries, vaginoplasty, metoidioplasty and phalloplasty. We adhere to the guidelines set forth by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) to provide leading-edge surgical procedures with high quality patient experience.

Our multidisciplinary approach begins with getting to know each patient as a unique individual. This is not a one-size-fits-all program. We listen intently to understand where each person is coming from, where they want to be, and how we can work together to achieve the best possible outcome.

Along with surgical procedures, we incorporate all of the other essential healthcare elements of the transition journey. By collaborating with disciplines like urology, gynecology and primary care, we provide a complete, holistic process.

Daniel J. Freet, MD, FACS

Daniel Freet MDPatients come from around the nation to experience Dr. Freet's innovative expertise. He is a genuine ally of the transgender community, and it is his honor and privilege to care for their diverse needs.

A board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Freet specializes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is an associate professor of reconstructive and plastic surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the World Professional Association of Transgender Health, the Society for Surgical Education, American Society of Plastic Surgery, Texas Society of Plastic Surgery and Harris County Medical Association.

Our Surgical Procedures

Masculinizing Procedures

Masculinizing surgery refers to a group of gender-affirming surgical procedures that alter your body’s appearance, shifting from feminine features to a look that is more masculine. Learn more »

Feminizing Procedures

Feminizing surgery refers to a group of gender-affirming surgical procedures that alter your body’s appearance, shifting from masculine features to a look that is more feminine. Learn more »

Patient Stories

  • Darryn Hurt

    Darryn’s Story: A Gender-Affirming Transition

    It’s something most people take for granted: the ability to just be who you are in public. But for Darryn Hurt, it was a constant struggle. Knowing he was born in the wrong body, Darryn never felt like he fit in. After five years of testosterone therapy and 12 months of psychological counse...

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