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Dr. Jens Berli

Phalloplasty Expertise at OHSU In Portland

Dr. Berli learned the latest Phalloplasty techniques from International leaders in the field of gender affirming surgery and brings this expertise to Portland.

Dr. Jens U. Berli, MD is a plastic surgeon in Portland, Oregon who specializes in gender affirming surgery. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU.) He joined OHSU's Transgender Health Program in July 2016. Dr. Berli offers Radial Forearm Flap (RFF) Phalloplasty and Anterolateral Thigh (ALT) Phalloplasty. OHSU's multidisciplinary Phalloplasty team also includes Reconstructive Urologist Dr. Daniel Dugi and Urogynecologist Dr. Kamran Sajadi, as well as microsurgeons.

Dr. Berli graduated from medical school in Switzerland. He joined the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore in 2010 as a Plastic Surgeon. During his time at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Berli learned about transgender surgery and decided to dedicate his career to this field of medicine.

Dr. Berli has spent time studying surgery techniques at the top centers in the world for transgender surgery, including Ghent University, Belgium; Preecha Aesthetic Institute, Bangkok, Thailand; St. Peter's Andrology Centre, London, U.K.; and Belgrade Center for Genital Reconstructive Surgery, Serbia.

In 2015, Dr. Berli started performing FTM Phalloplasty under Dr. Rachel Bluebond-Langner at the University of Maryland. The following year, he spent time with the reconstructive urologists at Johns Hopkins to learn more about improving Phalloplasty outcomes.

Book a Consultation

  • Dr. Berli has a 2 month wait time for a consultation, and a 6 months wait time for a surgery date.
  • The cost of an in-person consultation with Dr. Berli is $75.
  • Credit cards, checks and cash are accepted. Dr. Berli is contracted with multiple insurance companies including Oregon Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Dr. Berli is a member of WPATH and follows WPATH guidelines for surgery. Two letters of recommendation from a qualified mental health professional will be required.

Have Questions? Contact Dr. Berli here.


Dr. Jens Berli
Oregon Health & Science University
Transgender Health Program
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97329
Phone: 503-494-6687