Film Details

Runtime: 90 mins

Language: English

Director: Tania Cypriano

Country: USA

Genre: Documentary, Historical, LGBTQ, Trans

Dr. Jess Ting works at the groundbreaking Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in New York City where, for the first time ever, all transgender and gender non-conforming people have access to quality transition-related health and surgical care. With extraordinary access, Born to Be takes an intimate look at how one doctor’s work impacts the lives of his patients as well as how his journey from renowned plastic surgeon to pioneering gender-affirming surgeon has led to his own transformation.


Michael Schneider

Michael Schneider - Board Member

"Born to Be sheds the light on the personal development of medical staff tending to the surgical transitions of transgender patients."

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