Ep. 17: Orchiectomy Transgender Surgery with Urologist Chirag Dave, MD

Episode 17

Transgender Orchiectomy with Chirag Dave, MD

In Episode 17, Erin Everett, NP-C, welcomes Dr. Chirag Dave, a Urologist specializing in Transgender care to the podcast. During the episode, Erin and Dr. Dave a discusses a diverse set of topics related to Transgender healthcare including MtF Orchiectomy, Vaginal Atrophy for FtM patients, Interstitial Cystitis and Gender Reassignment surgery, and Hormone Pellets.

About This Episode

In episode seventeen of Exclusively Inclusive, Erin Everett, NP-C, interviews Dr. Chirag Dave of Advanced Urology in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Dave has extensive experience in all things urology, especially as it pertains to infertility, andrology, erectile dysfunction, voiding dysfunction, but also, he is able to provide a certain level of gender affirming care for patients, including transgender MtF orchiectomy.

During the episode, Dr. Dave covers the process of a transgender orchiectomy surgery and what patients should expect from the procedure, including the procedure duration, associated pain, and typical post-op recovery.

Later in the episode, the two discuss a variety of other healthcare considerations impacting the transgender community including Interstitial Cystitis and the need for treatment prior to undergoing gender reassignment surgery, treatments for vaginal atrophy in FtM patients, as well as the use of Hormone Pellets for HRT in both FtM and MtF transgender patients.

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Transgender Orchiectomy with Chirag Dave, MD