Dr. Toby Meltzer graduated from LSU Medical School in 1983 and is board certified in both General and Plastic Surgery. He did his General Surgery residency at the former Charity Hospital of Louisiana; his Plastic Surgery residency at University of Michigan; and a burn fellowship at Detroit Receiving Hospital through the Department of Plastic Surgery at Wayne State. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He was the Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the VAMC; Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Assistant Clinical Professor at Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU). He was President of the Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons from 1995-1997. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Journal of Sexual Medicine and the Aesthetic Surgery Journal. Dr. Meltzer began at OHSU in 1990. He started private practice in 1996 in Portland, OR with privileges at Eastmoreland Hospital. He moved his practice to Scottsdale, AZ in 2003. He has privileges at Honor Health Care previously known as Scottsdale Healthcare and performs most of his cases at the Greenbaum Specialty Hospital. He performs approximately 200 Genital Surgery cases per year, both MtF and FtM surgeries including but not limited to: genital, facial feminization, breast augmentation, masculinization facial surgery, chest surgery, repairs/revisions and body contouring.
Presentation: Preparing and Prescreening, Postoperative Complications and Postoperative Needs (90 minute session)
Time: Breakout Session 3
Where: Alumni Lounge
Guidelines for Providers, Both Medical and Mental Health, Preparing and Treating a Patient for Trans and Related Surgery.
1. Understand the need for prescreening and preparing your patient for surgery.
2. Understand how to handle postoperative complications, unique situations and when to refer to specialist.
3. Understand the need for postoperative support.