About this event

  • Date and time Fri 17 Sep 2021 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

This important event will touch on many different aspects of gender dysphoria to increase understanding within the healthcare sector and explore the treatment options for these patients. Specialist speakers will clarify the multidisciplinary options for assessment and treatment for patients with gender dysphoria.

There have been very few events outside this specialist area to educate health care professionals on gender dysphoria. This important meeting will allow delegates to understand the options available to patients with gender dysphoria and to hear from leading experts in the field. 

During this meeting you will:

  • Understand gender dysphoria and learn about the current best practice

  • Understand the treatment options, psychological, medical and surgical

  • Learn about the surgical options for different areas of the body

  • Value communication between all health professionals to produce the best healthcare for these groups of patients

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Early Bird pricing available until 23 June 2021.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee
£77.00 £46.00 £46.00 £24.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Non Healthcare Professional Trainee Student
£128.00 £76.00 £76.00 £46.00 £40.00

Key speakers

Dr Kirpal Sahota

Consultant Psychiatrist Gender Identity Clinic, Tavistock Place

Dr Leighton Seal

Consultant Endocrinologist, Tavistock Place and St George’s NHS Trust

Luis Capitan M.D.

Ph.D. Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon HC Marbella International Hospital


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Miss Helen Witherow, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon St George’s NHS Trust, Gender identity clinic Parkside

Assessment of the patient with gender dysphoria

Dr Kirpal Sahota, Consultant Psychiatrist, Gender Idendity Clinic, Tavistock place and Parkside

Treatment of the breasts in gender reassignment surgery

Miss Catherine Milroy, Consultant plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Parkside and St Georges NHS trust

Tea and coffee break
Assessment of the patient with gender dysphoria and detransition

Dr Kirpal Sahota, Consultant Psychiatrist, Gender Idendity Clinic, Tavistock place and Parkside

Gender reassignment surgery: The urological perspective

Dr Tina Rashid, Consultant Urologist Imperial College Health care Trust, Parkside gender Identity Clinic

Panel discussion
Lunch break
Facial gender conformational surgery

Dr Luis Capitan, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon HC Marbella International Hospital

"Voice feminisation and Adam's Apple reduction"?

Mr Chadwan Al Yaghchi, Consultant Laryngologist, Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Charing Cross Hospital
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Parkside Gender Identity Clinic

Tea and coffee break
The endocrine management of Non conforming gender patients


Panel discussion and case presentation
Closing remarks


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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