Deschamps-Braly Clinic: facial feminization & masculinization

Surgeon Jordan Deschamps-Braly took over the world-renowned facial feminization practice of Douglas Ousterhout when he retired in 2014. Dr. Deschamps-Braly has since created a number of new procedures, including a range of facial masculinization procedures.

As I did with his predecessor, I have compiled a series of patient results.

I recommend making Dr. Deschamps-Braly your top consideration for facial gender confirmation surgery. He has been featured in the New Yorker and the Times of London, and because of his reputation and results, patients travel from around the world. He is also a strong community supporter whom I know personally. If I were seeking facial surgery today, I would choose Dr. Deschamps-Braly. Facial surgery is an investment worth the cost, and his work is the best investment you could make in yourself.


Jordan Christopher Deschamps-Braly was born in 1979 in Oklahoma. He grew up in Ada, Oklahoma and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma Honors College with an advanced degree in biochemistry in 2001, then from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 2005. Following this, he completed his general and plastic surgery residencies at OU Medical Center. He then completed craniofacial surgery fellowships with Arlen Denny at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, with Daniel Marchac in Paris, and with Hugo Obwegeser at University Hospital Zurich.

In 2010 Deschamps-Braly became a clinical assistant professor of plastic surgery at the University of Oklahoma’s Division of Plastic Surgery. In 2012 he founded the Deschamps-Braly Clinic of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, operating at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco. In 2013 he took a surgical position at Children’s Hospital Oakland, with a focus on pediatric craniofacial anomalies such as craniosynostosis and hypertelorism.

Facial feminization procedures:

  • Forehead feminization
  • Scalp advancement
  • Feminizing rhinoplasty
  • Cheek enhancement
  • Lip reshaping
  • Chin recontouring
  • Jaw tapering
  • Adam’s apple reduction / removal
  • Ear lobe reduction
  • Feminizing brow lift
  • Facelifts
  • Ethno-specific FFS
  • Hair transplants & FFS

Facial masculinization procedures:

  • Forehead lengthening & augmentation
  • Cheek augmentation
  • Masculinizing rhinoplasty
  • Chin recontouring
  • Jaw augmentation & contouring
  • Adam’s apple implant
  • Lip reduction


In 2021, Dr. Deschamps-Braly published Facial Feminization Surgery: A Journey to Gender Affirmation. This is a revision of the 2010 book by Douglas Ousterhout. The book includes an overview of all procedures as well as photos of results and patient first-hand reports.


Dr. Deschamps-Braly’s clinic is the subject of a 2021 documentary by Tennison Films. The film traces his ascent to the top of his field and includes interviews with his mentors, colleagues, and patients.

Journal articles

Deschamps-Braly D (2020). Facial Gender Affirmation Surgery: Facial Feminization Surgery and Facial Masculinization Surgery. Gender Confirmation Surgery pp 99-113

Ahmad N, Lyles J, Panchal J, Deschamps-Braly J (2008). Outcomes and complications based on experience with resorbable plates in pediatric craniosynostosis patients. J Craniofac Surg. 2008 May;19(3):855-60. doi:10.1097/SCS.0b013e31816ae358

Marchac D, Sati S, Renier D, Deschamps-Braly J, Marchac A (2012). Hypertelorism correction: what happens with growth? Evaluation of a series of 95 surgical cases. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Mar;129(3):713-27. doi:10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182402db1

Deschamps-Braly JC (2018). Facial Gender Confirmation Surgery: Facial Feminization Surgery and Facial Masculinization Surgery. Clinics in Plastic Surgery, July 2018 Volume 45, Issue 3, Pages 323–331. doi:10.1016/j.cps.2018.03.005

Deschamps-Braly JC, Sacher CL, Fick J, Ousterhout DK (2017). First female-to-male facial confirmation surgery with description of a new procedure for masculinization of the thyroid cartilage (Adam’s apple). Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 139, 883e–887e.

Media coverage

Mead, Rebecca (June 16, 2018). The story of a trans woman’s face. The New Yorker

Hoyle, Ben (March 19, 2018). Interview with Jordan Deschamps-Braly, transgender women’s favourite surgeonThe Sunday Times

Nics, Sara (April 13, 2018). A Trans Woman Finds Her True Face Through Surgery. WNYC

Tennison Films (2021). Deschamps-Braly Clinic.


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