Working LGBTQ: How Does a Gender Reassignment Surgeon Work
This season on Working, Jacob Brogan talks to people whose jobs touch on all elements of LGBTQ life. Today Jacob sits down with Dr. Jess Ting, a plastic surgeon who specializes in transgender surgery at Mt. Sinai hospital in New York City. They talk about Dr. Ting’s day-to-day routine, the excitement that comes from being at the forefront of a new type of medicine, and how satisfying it is to transform people’s lives with his work. Note: this episode contains some descriptions of surgery and may not be suitable for everyone.