Monthly Archives: September 2013

Marci’s Bookshelf

Not a comprehensive list — rather, these are  books that Dr. Bowers has read or recommends without reservation. More to follow soon. Stay tuned! Julie Peters: Luna A National Book Award Finalist chronicaling the gender transition of a young high school MTF as told by his younger adolescent sister. Nicely told with humor, wit and compassion […]

Dr.Bowers restores clitoris for 4 victims of female genital mutilation

On November 29, 2013 Dr. Marci Bowers restored the clitoris of four victims at the San Mateo Surgery Center in California. One of the women came all the way from West Africa to have the surgery. Dr. Bowers donates her time as head surgeon for Clitoraid, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of the brutal tradition […]

Our Medical Center: Mills-Peninsula Hospital

Dr. Bowers performs her major surgeries now at the new Mills-Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame, California. Opened in May 2011, the interior of the 241-bed facility was designed by Anderson Brulé Architects. In collaboration with its physician membership, Mills-Peninsula worked with doctors and hospital staff to create a calming and welcoming environment for patients and families. Always among […]