Gender-Affirming Surgery + Pelvic Floor PT: IG Live w/ Dr. Jun

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By Stephanie A. Prendergast, DPT, MPT, Cofounder, PHRC Los Angeles

Did you catch us last week for our IG Live with Dr. Min Jun? Our cofounder, Elizabeth Akincilar, MSPT, went live with Dr. Min Jun, a genital gender-affirming surgeon.

In case you missed it, here is a little about Dr. Jun:


Dr. Min Jun trained at four different academic centers and completed his residency training in urology at Detroit Medical Center under the tutelage of Dr. Richard Santucci. He travelled to Serbia for additional transgender-focused training with Dr. Miroslav Djordjevic, and then completed a reconstructive and traumatic urology Fellowship at Temple University with Dr. Michael Metro. To further focus on gender-affirming surgery, Dr. Jun completed a Fellowship in gender affirming genital and robotic surgery at New York University with Dr. Lee Zhao and Dr. Rachel Bluebond-Langner. Dr. Jun offers robotic peritoneal flap vaginoplasty in both primary and re-do (e.g. vaginal stenosis) cases, and care for urethral complications.


Dr. Jun practices exclusively with the Crane Center for Transgender Surgery in Greenbrae, California. Dr. Jun is a member of WPATH. To book an appointment, or view the services that Dr. Jun offers, you can visit his website for more information. 


Below are a few questions discussed in the live:


  1. Do you recommend we start seeing a pelvic floor PT prior to surgery? 
  2. Is there a recovery period or specialist we need to see for follow up care? 
  3. What’s the first appointment with Dr. Jun like? 
  4. What’s the go-to info you give patients when you first meet them for surgery discussion? 
  5. Can I get a vestibulectomy now and a phalloplasty later? 
  6. What is the high level process like if someone is interested in this surgery?


If you missed the IG live, you can find the recording on our Instagram page, @pelvichealth, below or follow this link directly to the video.


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Let us know your thoughts in the comments and who you want to see us collaborate with next! 


Additional Resources:

How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Can Serve the Transgender Population: Part 1

How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Can Serve the Transgender/Gender Non-conforming Population: Part 2

How to find informed medical providers:

International Pelvic Pain Society Find a Provider

American Physical Therapy Association’s Section on Women’s Health PT Locator

Herman and Wallace Find a Provider

Pelvic Guru Provider Directory


Are you unable to come see us in person? We offer virtual physical therapy appointments too!

Due to COVID-19, we understand people may prefer to utilize our services from their homes. We also understand that many people do not have access to pelvic floor physical therapy and we are here to help! The Pelvic Health and Rehabilitation Center is a multi-city company of highly trained and specialized pelvic floor physical therapists committed to helping people optimize their pelvic health and eliminate pelvic pain and dysfunction. We are here for you and ready to help, whether it is in-person or online. 

Virtual sessions are available with PHRC pelvic floor physical therapists via our video platform, Zoom, or via phone. For more information and to schedule, please visit our digital healthcare page.

In addition to virtual consultation with our physical therapists, we also offer integrative health services with Jandra Mueller, DPT, MS. Jandra is a pelvic floor physical therapist who also has her Master’s degree in Integrative Health and Nutrition. She offers services such as hormone testing via the DUTCH test, comprehensive stool testing for gastrointestinal health concerns, and integrative health coaching and meal planning. For more information about her services and to schedule, please visit our Integrative Health website page

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