In choosing to undergo elective Cosmetic Penile Enhancement Surgery, you must realize that a full four to six month (and actually even more) commitment to the staged surgery and postoperative process is necessary for the best results.
You must understand that not following completely the postoperative instructions may cause partial or even full failure to achieve the desired outcome.
Yes. We provide a free, over the phone consultation. Usually no fees are applied for consultations but if there is one, we apply a consult fee to the surgery cost.
Yes. Preliminary phone consults are very helpful and determine if we can proceed or postpone.
Yes we frequently work with out of town/country patients. Please click here to see more info for out of town patients.
We would suggest booking off 2-3 days for a typical surgery.
Usually less than a week.
Scars always result from any surgery. It is my job to make them inconspicuous.
Our anesthetist, Carol, is a fully qualified, licensed Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist who has done anesthesia for over 40 years. Carol has worked exclusively with Dr. Giunta for over 18 in a wide variety of cases. Carol held a series of prestigious, high responsibility positions prior to coming to work at A.P.S.I.
Pain is usually minimal and easily controlled with routine pain meds.
Over 20,000 of different kind of procedures.
Yes – our state of the art, fully accredited facility is certified by the AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.)
Any surgery carries risks but Phalloplasty is one of the safest procedures I perform. Complications such as bleeding or infection are rare (in the range of 1-2 %) and easily dealt with. Still rarer is loss of sensation or function. Please read our section on this.
I have been doing Phalloplasty surgery for over 20 years with over six thousand procedures done.
We work with the finance companies.
Any procedures to repair trauma or improve function such as nasal surgery – but most are considered cosmetic and not covered.
Health status and candidacy are at the judgment of the surgeon. You do not need to be in “perfect health”. We routinely get Medical Clearance from the family doctor if there is a problem in the medical history.
Yes- but you can quit or cut way down and it will help a lot.
Possibly – we need to know what meds you are on- both prescription and over the counter.
Age range is usually from 18 years to mid 70’s although exceptions are possible at the judgment of the surgeon.
Anyone under 18 needs parental consent unless they are deemed an emancipated minor. I am very careful with young adults to make sure that this is a mature decision on their part.
Age alone is not the only criterion for determining who is a good candidate.
I am what is known as Triple Board Certified, that is I am certified by three different Boards:
The American Board of Otolaryngology
The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
Our facility is certified by the AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.)
See the Curriculum Vitae on the home page for more details.
Yes- we can have someone call you.