Gabriel Neuman
Episode 8

Foster Care to Transgender Surgery

Gabriel Neuman

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On Episode Eight of the Plastic Surgeon Podcast, Dr. Sajan sits down with his patient, Gabriel Neuman. Gabriel underwent FTM top surgery with Dr. Sajan. Gabriel discusses his journey in transitioning from female to male.

His story begins with a tumultuous childhood where Gabriel ended up in foster care. This unsteady start to his life meant that Gabriel did not discover he was transgender until he graduated college. He discusses what being transgender means and the first signs of determining he was transgender.

Gabriel’s story is of discovering his transness later than many transgender people do. He also discusses leaving a six year relationship due to gender dysphoria, taking testosterone and binding, and finding Dr. Sajan to perform their FTM top surgery.

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