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About Dr. Gurujal

Dr. Gurujal 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. Gurujal’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 innovative

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Dr. Gurujal
Dr. Dev Gurujal

Background and professional history

Dr. Gurujal is a Board Certified Plastic surgeon, with experience performing hundreds of gender-affirming surgeries over the last 5 years. His compassion, experience, and dedication are to employ the most advanced surgical techniques to gender confirmation surgery.

  • Dr. Gurujal is an inventor, holding patents in the development of a novel type of suture used in reconstructive surgery.
  • He completed his training in aesthetic and reconstructive Plastic Surgery at Northwestern in Chicago, and a Microsurgery fellowship at Stanford doing complex reconstruction using free and perforator flaps.
  • He also holds a master’s degree in Engineering Design and Innovation from Northwestern, with coursework in Biodesign from Stanford.
  • He is a highly published author, having conducted four years of basic science research in wound healing, bacterial biofilms, and the reduction of scar formation, a strong foundation for his work in gender-affirming surgeries.

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The future of medicine and gender affirming surgery

Dr. Gurujal’s aim is to make you feel safe, secure, cared for, esteemed, and empowered. His belief is that gender confirmation surgery has been in the shadows for far too long and has yet to see the incredible benefits of what medicine can offer.

Innovator in surgical techniques for gender-affirming surgery

Dr. Gurujal’s background in engineering is critical to his success in achieving stunning results in surgery and has proven to be critical to his practice. Recreating the human body to reflect your true identity requires artistry, design, and a full understanding of how nature engineered the human body, so the most natural result is achieved. Dr. Gurujal has developed innovative surgical techniques for superior results.

Top and bottom surgery at Align

Dr. Gurujal specializes in top and bottom surgery, and he is actively developing the phalloplasty program at Align. He is available immediately for consultations on all aspects of gender confirmation surgery, and he is currently scheduling operations.

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PRACTICE POLICY UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19

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We remain open to continue serving the transgender community

With the safety and well-being of our patients and staff as our highest goal, Dr. Satterwhite and Dr. Gurujal are determined to provide needed medical care and planning.

VIRTUAL CONSULTATIONS: we continue to be busy with phone and video visits providing access to all patients interested in gender confirming surgery

FOLLOW UPS: we continue to provide needed care for our existing patients by phone and video, and in person when medically appropriate

SURGERY: we are currently performing surgery with proper safety measures in place

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

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Align Surgical wants to know how we can help

We feel deeply for the disruption that coronavirus has likely caused to your lives. Amidst the restrictions in place, we realize that virtual consults, follow ups, and booking future surgical dates may not meet all your needs.

If there is more we can do for you as a medical practice, we want to know.

Please reach out and let us know other ways we can help. We have set up points of contact at 415-530-5335 and [email protected] to hear your suggestions.

We are here to listen.

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