Interviewing Dr. Preecha Tiewtranon – Thailand’s Pioneer of Sex Reassignment Surgery

I recently interviewed Dr. Preecha Tiewtranon, the first surgeon to perform gender reassignment surgery in Thailand in 1975 for Roadbook. A 1965 graduate of Chulalongkorn University, Tiewtranon had studied surgery in the US for eight years. When he returned to work at the renowned Thai university‚Äôs plastic surgery unit, he was shocked to see countless […]

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