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Maurice Garcia MD, MAS

Maurice Garcia MD, MAS

Associate Professor of Urology and Director for the Transgender Surgery and Health Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California

Maurice M. Garcia, MD, MAS is Associate Clinical Professor of Urologic Surgery In Residence at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he serves as Director of the Cedars-Sinai Transgender Surgery and Health Program. He is also Associate Clinical Professor of Urology (Adjunct) in the Department of Urology and in the Department of Anatomy at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

Dr. Garcia completed his residency in Urology and Fellowship training in Andrology and Neurourlogy at UCSF. He completed a 2-year Master’s Degree in Clinical Research in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at UCSF. He then completed clinical fellowships in masculinizing [FtM] and feminizing [MtF] genital gender affirming surgery in London and Brighton, UK.

Dr. Garcia specializes in genital reconstructive surgery, including gender affirming masculinizing and feminizing genital surgery, neurourology, sexual medicine. He is associate Professor of Urology and Director for the Transgender Surgery and Health Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Garcia is the Fellowship Director for the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Transgender Surgery and Health Program’s Genital Reconstruction fellowship for urologists and plastic surgeons.

He is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and is co-author of the upcoming WPATH Standards of Care clinical guidelines v8.0. He serves as the AUA Core Curriculum Section Editor for Transgender Surgery.

Dr. Garcia completed NIH K08 research training grant #K08HD069462 and is currently P.I. for NIH R01 Research Grant #1R01CA201709-01.


Disclosures (Maurice Garcia)

  • NIH R01 grant 1R01CA201709-01 (role: P.I.)
  • Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer: Safe Medical Designs, LLC
  • Founder, MLMMedicus, LLC
  • Educational speaking honoraria from: American Urologic Association (AUA); World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH); Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA); Sociedad Mexicana de Urologia (SMU); and Colegio Mexicano de Urologia (CMU).