NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Rachel Bluebond-Langner, MD, one of the country’s notable reconstructive specialists in transgender surgery, recently joined the faculty of NYU Langone Medical Center, which is growing its multi-disciplinary program for transgender individuals seeking gender affirming care.

Dr. Bluebond-Langner enjoys an outstanding reputation in this burgeoning field, and is highly admired and respected by colleagues and patients alike for her superior surgical outcomes and compassionate care. She has performed gender affirming surgery on individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds, including military veterans.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Bluebond-Langner to help more individuals who are transgender or gender diverse,” said Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD, DDS, the Helen L. Kimmel Professor of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and chair of the Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone. “New and safer advances in gender affirming surgery, and in transgender medicine, are increasing the realm of possibility. We want NYU Langone to lead this field, and are confident Dr. Bluebond-Langner is the best surgeon to help us accomplish this.”

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