Aligns Surgical Associates Inc.
Gender confirmation surgery for transwomen, transmen, non-binary, and gender diverse individuals
With the safety and well-being of our patients and staff as our highest goal, Dr. Satterwhite and Dr. Gurjala are determined to provide needed medical care and planning.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions. To the best of our ability, we pledge to keeping you safe, healthy, connected, and informed during COVID-19.
With best wishes, Your Align Surgical Team
San Francisco’s most committed transgender surgeon
Choosing to affirm your gender identity through surgery may be among the most important and exciting decisions you can make. Dr. Satterwhite, Dr. Gurjala and Dr. Rodriguez specialize in Bay Area transgender surgery, and their number one goal is to make your transition as comfortable, enjoyable and empowering as possible. You will find our practice to be a supportive sanctuary where authenticity and compassion are deeply valued, and where individuality and personal style are nurtured.
It is always my honor to work with the LGBTIQ community. I consider gender confirmation surgery to be my life’s calling.
- DR. Thomas Satterwhite
Dr. Satterwhite has been working with the transgender population since 2014, helping transmen, transwomen, non-binary and gender diverse to fully actualize their aesthetic potential and embody their ideal version of themselves while gaining in self-confidence and self-love.
After obtaining his medical degree from Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, Dr. Satterwhite followed up with a demanding residency in plastic surgery at Stanford Hospital, one of the most highly regarded facilities around the globe. He then embarked on a prestigious fellowship in the complex and painstaking field of craniofacial surgery in Miami, FL under the tutelage of Dr. Anthony Wolfe, an internationally respected surgeon.Learn More
Dr. Gurjala is among the most accomplished, compassionate, and dedicated gender confirmation surgeons practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is dedicated to guiding his patients through the life-affirming journey to a happier, more fulfilling future.
Dr. Gurjala’s mission is to use his love of surgery and design to advance gender confirmation surgery, helping the transgender community through surgeries which are thoughtful, safe, and innovativeLearn More
Dr. Rodriguez is a highly-renown board-certified and fellowship-trained plastic surgeon accredited in gender affirmation surgery. She brings a keen aesthetic eye and a women’s unique perspective to our practice and her extensive experience in craniofacial surgeries allows her to exceed patient’s gender confirmation surgery goals.Learn More
Dr. Gurjala and his staff are great. His P.A. Debby is also amazing. They truly care about their patients. They spend time to talk with them in detail about anything and everything, making sure to answer any and all questions. You can tell Dr. Gurjala and Debby do what they do because they truly like and want to help people. I have nothing but great things to say about them and I couldn’t be more thankful I found them."
Dr. Satterwhite and his staff are caring, professional, and make you feel like they really do care about you as a person both before and after your surgery.
I will never forget the help they gave to me and the work they did. They have helped me in a new phase of my life, and I go towards that happiness that I worked with such capable, respectful, and just kind people.
I honestly have never been in the care of a more lovely team. They've always made me feel like a VIP and I can't thank them enough for being so great at what they do.
Dr. Satterwhite fixed all the broken mirrors and opened all the closed doors. I am free!... the overall results have made it possible for me to finally live. I am convinced my transition and surgeries saved my life. Dr. Satterwhite is kind and personable. His staff are capable and compassionate.
Dr. Satterwhite, Dr. Gurjala and Dr. Rodriguez are passionate about education, as they feel that a well-informed patient with realistic expectations has the best chances of a successful outcome and a positive surgical experience. For this reason, Dr. Satterwhite, Dr. Gurjala and Dr. Rodriguez spend a great deal of time in consultations listening to your wishes and concerns and co-creating a vision for your surgery that appeals to your aesthetic desires and unique tastes. You can expect to walk away from your initial meeting with our Align doctors fully knowledgeable about every phase of your transformation.
Creating delicate, feminine features that reveal your softer side.Learn More
Dr. Satterwhite, Dr. Gurjala and Dr. Rodriguez are among the most skilled plastic surgeons in the region when it comes to facial feminization techniques, thanks to their rigorous training in craniofacial surgery. Align Surgical offers the full gamut of procedures for bringing out your natural inner beauty and vitality. Among these are hairline advancement, forehead contouring, rhinoplasty, tracheal shave, facelift, eyelid surgery, lip augmentation and many others. Each procedure is personalized to blend seamlessly with your existing anatomy for an organic-looking outcome you will be thrilled with.
Considered among the best transgender surgeons in San Francisco, Dr. Satterwhite, Dr. Gurjala and Dr. Rodriguez draw patients from all over the world who come to the Bay Area for beautiful, nuanced results and warm, caring practice demeanor. Our doctors at Align Surgical ensure our out-of-town clients receive top-tier concierge treatment while they are in the area, with recommendations for lodging, travel, dining, shopping and sightseeing. California is among the most stunning destinations in America, so there is lots to see on your trip in addition to enjoying our fabulous office and chic décor.Learn More
Dr. Satterwhite, Dr. Gurjala and Dr. Rodriguez perform bottom surgery for transmen, transwomen, non-binary and gender diverse individuals, giving them the dignity and self-confidence to fully express their sexuality and gender identity. For many transgender clients, gender reassignment surgery in San Francisco finally gives them the comfort and ease to be intimate with a partner for the first time. Dr. Satterwhite and Dr. Rodriguez perform vaginoplasty and genital surgery for transwomen and non-binary. For transmen, Dr. Gurjala performs phalloplasty, urethroplasty, and implant-based surgery.Learn More
We have all experienced pain. Nowhere is this more true than in the Trans community. Our mission is to ease gender dysphoria, help you find strength from pain, and align your body with your mind.
We believe in kindness, authenticity, and innovation as first principles. As everyday actions, we will always listen, be present with you, and take joy in your care.
We provide gender affirming surgery to the Trans community, and strive to do so not only with excellence, but with warmth, humility, and connection. Our joy is not just in doing surgery, but in seeing you live your best and truest lives.
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