Dr. Bowers’ Curriculum Vitae

Marci L. Bowers, Md
345 Lorton Avenue Suite 101
Burlingame, CA  94010
Phone: 650-570-2270
Fax:  650-570-2283


Bachelor of Sciences in Medical Microbiology
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Medical Degree
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


1986 – 1990
Obstetrics/Gynecology Residency
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Board of Certification

Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1992, 2004, present


Washington, California, New York (pending)

Professional Experience

1990 – 2002
The Polyclinic
Obstetrics and Gynecology
1145 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-4299

2002 – Present
Seattle Reproductive Healthcare
Obstetrics and Gynecology
1229 Madison Street Suite #840
Seattle, WA 98104

2003 – 2010
Trinidad Reproductive Healthcare
328 Bonaventure Street, Suite #2
Trinidad, CO 81082

2010 – present
Bay Area Reproductive Healthcare and Surgery
345 Lorton Ave Suite #101, Burlingame, CA 94010

Hospital Affiliations

1990 – 2003
Swedish Hospital Medical Center/Seattle, WA

2003 – 2011
Mount San Rafael Hospital, Trinidad, CO

2010 – present
Mills-Peninsula Medical Center (Sutter Health),
Burlingame, CA

2014 – 2015
Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Sheba Medial Center
Tel Aviv, Israel

Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Member, San Mateo Medical Association

Member, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)


1983 – 1984
Representative, Medical School Educational Policy Committee
University of Minnesota, MN

1993 – 1995
Chairperson, Quality Assurance Committee (CQI)
Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
Swedish Medical Center (Providence), Seattle, WA

Chairperson, Department Of Ob/GYN
Swedish (Providence) Medical Center

2002 – 2008
Advisory Board
Midwives’ Association of Washington State

2007 – 2009
Chief of Surgery
Mt. San Rafael Hospital

2011 – present
National Board of Directors

2011 – present
National Board of Directors
Transgender Law Center (TLC)

Honors and Awards

1984 – 1985
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN

1985 – 1986
President, Medical Student Council
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

1986 – 1990
Chief Resident Award for Teaching Excellence
University of Washington, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Seattle, WA

1990 – 1998
Family Practice Teaching Awards
Providence Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

2002 – 2004
Best Doctors in America
American Research Council

2003 – present
European Academy of Sciences


“Complications of MTF Vaginoplasty”, Management of Gender Dysphoria: A multidisciplinary Approach, Tribeta et al, 2014

“Aesthetic Male-to-female Transsexual Surgery”, Female Genital Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Goodman, et al 2016

“Transgender Surgery”,  The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender, Moskowitz, et al; 2015, in publication

“Five new cases of breast cancer in transsexual persons”, by Gooren, Louis J.G.; Bowers, Marci; Lips, Paul; Konings, Inge, Andrologia

“Sexual orientation and associated comorbidities of patients presenting for male to female gender reassignment surgery” Thomas W. Gaither, Benjamin N. Breyer, Mohannad A. Awad, Angelita Romero, E. Charles Osterberg, and Marci L. Bowers

“Gender Confirmation Surgery”, Transgender Medicine, Emory University, multiple authors, in process. 2016

Media Appearance Biography

Guest Commentator, “Transgender issues”, NPR 5 February 2015

Subject, Focused documentary, Oprah Winfrey Network, 16 February 2015, Oprah’s “Where are they now?”

Speaker, “Idaho Perinatal Conference”, Nampa, Idaho, 19 February 2015

Guest Commentator, CNN Dr. Drew 23 February 2015

Guest Commentator, “ You are Here” , 88.9 WERZ 25 February 2015

Guest Commentator, Al Jazeera Network, 9 March 2015

Speaker, Transgender Surgical Collaborative Conference, Marbella Spain, 30 March 2015

Speaker, UCSF Center of Excellence on Trans Health, National Trans Health Summit, 17 April 2015

Speaker, Harry Benjamin Center, Oslo, Norway, 25 April 2015

Speaker, Gender Spectrum, 12 July 2015

Speaker, “Female Genital Mutilation’, Oslo, Norway, September 24, 2015

Speaker “An end to FGM in our Lifetimes”, National Mall, Washington DC, October 31, 2015

Speaker, “Trans Equality”, Louisville, KY, November 2015

Speaker, “First Event”, Boston, MA 23 January 2016

Guest expert, E Network “I am Cait”, episode 8, April 2016

Guest expert, Netflix “Chelsea” show, episode 38, July 2016

Personal And Professional References

Available upon request