Reconstructive and microvascular surgeon
Edward Ray, MD FACS
Double Board Certified and Member of ASPS, WPATH and ASRM
Plastic Surgery Expertise
Patients choose Dr. Ray not only for his expertise in reconstructive plastic surgery but also for his compassion, gentle demeanor and patient-centered philosophy.
Find out more about Reconstructive surgery
When finding a surgeon, there are are many criteria to consider: training and expertise, commitment to patient care, availability of world-class medical care and, yes, bedside manner.
There are often several reconstructive options to consider when a patient is faced with the need for mastectomy. Dr. Ray is fellowship trained in microvascular and complex reconstructive techniques including perforator flaps (DIEP, SGAP, PAP, etc), latissimus flaps and implant-based reconstruction. Women seeking breast reconstruction should see a board-certified Plastic Surgeon that offers the entire breadth of reconstructive options.
Dr. Ray has helped pioneer gender-affirming surgery in Los Angeles and serves as the Lead Plastic Surgeon in Southern California’s first comprehensive academic transgender surgery and health program.
Dr. Ray has helped build and grow the first comprehensive genital reconstruction program in Southern California. Among the gender-affirming procedures he performs are sensate pedicled and free flap phallourethroplasty using radial forearm and/or thigh flaps.
Excellence in reconstructive Plastic surgery
With 10 years of residency and fellowship training in surgery, reconstruction and microvascular surgery, followed by more than 10 years of plastic surgery practice, Dr. Ray brings a unique level of reconstructive surgical expertise to Los Angeles. Patients come from across the United States and countries around the world seeking his meticulous approach, compassionate demeanor and surgical experience.
Only board-certified plastic surgeons can become members of the ASPS like Dr. Ray, and only ASPS members are held to the strictest standards of training and patient care among reconstructive, cosmetic and microvascular surgeons.
Dr. Ray is an active member of WPATH, the organization that has become the global leader in advancing the science of transgender medicine and surgery, advocating for the compassionate treatment and highest quality care of patients with gender dysphoria.
Dr. Ray was nominated by his peers to become a member of the prestigious American College of Surgeons which upholds a strict code of ethics and surgical expertise.
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If you are a patient seeking reconstructive surgery, including breast, body, head & neck, genital or gender-affirming procedures, you should do your homework before scheduling surgery. Make sure your surgeon is board certified in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and has the years of experience necessary to understand the complexity of your problem. The first step is to meet the surgeon. Make an appointment today to discuss your particular concern with Dr. Ray.
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