SPOKANE, Wash. — A new private practice called Stiller Aesthetics is opening its doors in Spokane.
Dr. Geoffrey Stiller has moved his specialty practice from the Moscow-Pullman area to Spokane. It will allow him to offer healthcare to a very diverse group of patients.
Stiller will provide gender affirmation surgeries to his patients out of Multicare Deaconess Hospital.
Stiller also provides cosmetic surgery but he specializes in gender affirmation surgery: both top surgery and female bottom surgery. He says this type of surgery is unavailable anywhere else in Washington state.
For years Dr. Stiller has lived in Spokane and commuted to Pullman and Moscow for work, but he decided it was time to open up his own practice in Spokane.
"I think it's important everywhere. There are so few surgeons doing it that the access to healthcare for this community is limited," Stiller said. "I am the only surgeon in the state of Washington doing the surgeries."
"Patients that come to see me whether from a cosmetic standpoint, or for gender affirmation, it's life-changing and I like to be part of that process for them," he continued.
Stiller said the practice opened about a week ago in Spokane and he hopes to perform his first surgeries at Multicare Deaconess Hospital next week.
There is a whole process that goes with gender affirmation surgery, but patients are usually referred to Stiller from their primary health care physicians.