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Dr. Scott Mosser

Dr. Scott MosserFTM and FTN Top Surgery in San Francisco

Dr. Scott W. Mosser, MD, FACS is an award-winning surgeon in San Francisco who specializes in FTM and FTN Top Surgery, and Body Masculinization and neutralization for trans men, non-binary and gender expansive folks. Dr. Mosser is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgeons, co-founder of the American Society of Gender Surgeons (ASGS) and a member of WPATH.

Dr. Mosser has more than 10 years experience performing FTM and FTN Top Surgery. He is an expert in all types of Top Surgery procedures, including Double Incision, Peri-areolar and Keyhole, as well as Buttonhole, Inverted-T, Fishmouth and Lollipop.

Dr. Mosser is also a member of:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Canadian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Dr. Mosser's private practice is located in downtown San Francisco. He performs surgery in his clinic and at other certified surgery centers in the area:

  • Vista Surgery Center
  • San Francisco Surgery Center
  • California Pacific Medical Center
  • Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
  • Saint Mary's Hospital

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The cost of Top Surgery with Dr. Mosser is approximately $8000-$9000 USD. Fees include pre-op and post-op consultations, Dr. Mosser's fee, OR fees, anesthesiologist's fee, and post-op compression garments.

Dr. Mosser also offers Body Masculinization using Liposuction to sculpt a more masculine or neutral physique. Depending on your goals, Dr. Mosser can remove fat from various areas of the body, including hips, thighs and buttocks. The cost of Body Contouring ranges from $5000-$10,000 USD.

You will receive an accurate estimate of costs after your consultation with Dr. Mosser. Consultation wait time is about 1 month and a surgery wait time is about 2-3 months from consultation.

Dr. Mosser accepts CareCredit, and will also work with insurance for some procedures. Dr. Mosser is currently accepting insurance from the following companies:

  • Aetna (Student Services for University of California System)
  • Anthem (National and California)
  • Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross
  • Brown & Toland HMO
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of San Joaquin
  • Hills Physicians (HMO)
  • Hill Physicians IPA
  • LA Care
  • Medi-Cal
  • Mercy Medical Group
  • Meritage IPA ("WHA Medical Groups")
  • Northbay Medical Group
  • Western Health Advantage ("WHA")
  • UC Davis Medical Group
  • United Health Care

Dr. Mosser may still be able to help get your surgery covered even if your insurance company is not listed here. Please contact his office for more information.

Traveling to See Dr. Mosser

If you don't live in the San Francisco Bay Area and are trying to finalize your travelling details, we're here to help! Patients come from far and wide to see Dr. Mosser so we did some hard digging to find accessible and affordable lodging. We can help coordinate some logistics to ensure smooth and hopefully stress free travel planning. Whether you're looking for post-op care, lodging, things to do, what to wear, where you should stay, give us a call today and we can walk you through it.

Dr. Mosser's office is close to some beautiful historic sites. If you plan on doing some exploring while you're in San Francisco below is a short list of frequently visited places and their distance from our office:

  • Golden Gate Bridge: 6 miles
  • The Painted Ladies: 2 miles
  • Alcatraz Island: 1.5 miles
  • Union Square: Our office is IN Union Square
  • Chinatown: .5 miles
  • Palace of Fine Arts: 3 miles
  • The Castro: 4 miles

Dr. Mosser understands that surgery is a big expenditure both emotionally and financially so he's done your research for you regarding the best deals for your lodging. Please contact his office today to see what your options are.

Need help with transportation?
Did you know that San Francisco is 7 square miles? Dr. Mosser is in a central location so getting around for even a novice traveler isn't too difficult. If you're going to be relying on public transportation contact our office to find out more about travel vouchers from us that can be used for transportation around the city call the office today.

Need help with overnight care?
There aren't an overwhelming amount of post op care centers in the Bay Area. If for some reason you are unable to bring someone to stay with you for at least the first 24 hours after we can also try and assist with that process.

Need help with lodging?
From community based options, to hotels, to hostels, to the cheapest areas to stay on AirBnB visit our website today.

Surgery Requirements

  • Patients must be be in good physical and mental health.
  • Hormone therapy is not required.
  • Dr. Mosser uses informed consent and support letters from a mental health provider are not required.
  • Dr. Mosser will operate on minors with parental consent.


FREE Consultations

Dr. Mosser is well-known for consistently excellent Top Surgery results and the high level of personalized service that he and his staff provide. Book your FREE in-person or virtual consultation with Dr. Mosser here.