Mang Chen, M.D. is a reconstructive urologist who specializes in genitourinary surgeries for transmasculine individuals. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, San Diego and was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Behan Prize in surgery, and remained in Pittsburgh for his general surgery and urology training. He subsequently completed a fellowship in urologic trauma and reconstruction and returned to Pittsburgh, joining the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Reconstructive Urology. After 3 years in Pittsburgh, he went home to California to perform gender-related genitourinary surgeries, including phalloplasty (performed with microsurgeons), metoidioplasty, glansplasty, monsplasty, scrotoplasty, urethroplasty, fistula repair, insertion of testicular and penile implants, penis/scrotal/perineal reconstruction and related procedures. Since 2015, he has completed over 2,500 genitourinary gender affirming surgeries, including > 350 phalloplasties/metoidioplasties, > 200 penile implant surgeries, > 300 testicular implant surgeries, > 300 scrotoplasties, > 400 urethral surgeries (not counting the urethroplasties performed at time of phallo/meta), and various other procedures.
Dr. Chen is an author of multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, reviews, and book chapters in reconstructive urology and transmasculine genitourinary surgery. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology and a member of multiple surgical associations and societies. He is regularly invited to lecture at conferences, institutions and universities. His expertise in prosthetic urology is sought after by surgeons and medical device companies interested in his insights on how to improve existing techniques and develop future devices. In addition, he is an avid educator who, in conjunction with world-renowned microsurgeons, hosts urologists and plastic surgeons from the United States and abroad who are interested in learning genitourinary surgery for transmasculine individuals.
Mang Chen, MD