Lecture on Transgender Health by Dr. Cecile Ferrando
On Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 4pm ET, the Rustbelt CFAR Sex and Gender Scientific Working Group had an exciting lecture on Transgender Health by Dr. Cecile Ferrando, MD, MPH, Director of Transgender Surgical Services at the Cleveland Clinic.
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Dr. Cecile Ferrando is a board certified Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery specialist at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Ferrando was one of the founders of Cleveland Clinic’s Transgender Surgery & Medicine Program, housed in their LGBT Center. She is currently the Director of Surgical Services. Her clinical practice focuses on pelvic reconstruction, including gender affirmation surgery. She has performed over 300 gender affirmation surgeries in the last 5 years. She is the fellowship director for Cleveland Clinic’s FPMRS fellowship as well as the program director for the Transgender Surgery fellowship.
Dr. Ferrando’s research is focused on the outcomes of pelvic reconstructive surgery. She has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers and has authored 12 textbook chapters. She is the editor of the textbook “Comprehensive Care of the Transgender Patient.” She is committed to expanding research in the area of transgender health and she continues to mentor students and trainees in this area committed to expanding research in the area of transgender health and she continues to mentor students and trainees in this area.