Chipkin quoted in Reuters article on transgender surgery

Stuart R. Chipkin

April 12, 2018

Stuart R. Chipkin, research professor in kinesiology, comments in Reuters on a new study showing that while almost half of transgender patients now use insurance for gender-affirming surgery and the number of people getting this surgery as part of their transition is rising, about half still pay cash for this treatment. He says the complexity of some of the procedures may be determining whether people go to a hospital for the surgical procedure or get simpler operations done in outpatient clinics.

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