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Gender Clinic

The Gender Clinic at Parkside Hospital is headed by Mr James Bellringer, Consultant Urologist, and he is supported by Miss Tina Rashid, Consultant Urological Surgeon and Iffy Middleton, Lead Nurse for Gender Reconstruction Surgery.

The clinic is based at Parkside at Putney with all surgeries taking place at Parkside Hospital. The Gender Clinic currently deals with male to female patients only.

What is it?

Gender reconstruction surgery (GRS) involves reshaping the male genitals to anatomically and, as far as possible, functionally resemble that of female genitalia. Prior to surgery, patient undergo hormone replacement therapy. Other associates surgeries that patient may elect to have facial feminisation surgery, breast augmentation and various others. However, the Gender Clinic currently only offers vaginoplasty and labioplasty.

If you would like to know more detail about the two surgeries, please click the link in the box on the right.

What support services do you offer?

Iffy Middleton will be your dedicated nurse should you choose to have the surgery at Parkside Hospital. Her role is to see you through from first consultation to post-operative check-ups and she is available to advise you at any time. Iffy is there to support you, and your family, during these changes and can liaise with other healthcare professional on your behalf to ensure continued care and support during your journey.

How can I book a consultation?

If you a private patient you can book a consultation with Mr Bellringer by calling one of our Client Service Advisors on 020 8971 8026.

If you are an NHS patient you can contact the Service Coordinator on who will advise you further. 

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