Katherine Gast MD

Assistant professor of plastic surgery


I perform gender affirming surgery including facial feminization, trach shave, top surgery, breast augmentation, vaginoplasty, and phalloplasty.

Provider’s Gender: Cisgender

Provider’s Pronouns: she/her

Provider’s Sexual Orientation: Prefer not to disclose

Provider’s Race: White/European descent

Provider’s Languages: English

Language Interpreters Available: Yes

Cost for Language Interpreters: Unsure

Insurance Accepted by Provider: Title 19, BadgerCare Plus, Wisconsin Medicaid, Medicare, Private insurance, Medicaid

Other Payment Options Available: Fee-for-service

Types of Visits Offered by Provider: Office visits, Phone consultation/counseling/etc., Hospital visits

Area(s) of Specialty: Gender affirming surgery

Gender Confirmation Surgeries (GCS) provided: Facial Feminization, Facial Masculinization, Chondrolaryngoplasty/Thyroid Cartilage Reduction/Tracheal Shave, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, Mastectomy & Chest Masculinization, Body Feminization, Body Masculinization, Vaginoplasty, Scrotoplasty, Phalloplasty

Required from patients before receiving GCS: Full payment, In-person surgical consultation (no remote consult available), Letter from therapist/mental health provider

Types of Transition-related Letters Provided: Gender marker change, Name change, “Carry” letters, Gender Confirmation surgery

Types of ID accepted to receive services Unsure

How old must a person be to receive services? 18

Parent/guardian consent required for minors under age 18 to receive care? Yes

Accepting new patients? Yes

How long is provider’s waitlist for new patients? n/a

Informed Consent model for transition care Yes
Large volume of Trans patients Yes
2+ years’ experience working with Trans people Yes
5+ years’ experience working with Trans people Yes
10+ years’ experience working with Trans people No
Significant experience monitoring hormones for Trans patients n/a
Significant experience monitoring puberty blockers for Trans patients n/a
Intake forms are Trans inclusive (paper and/or electronic) Yes
Patients can easily change name and/or gender in records Yes
Has process in place to allow different name and/or gender marker in records and for insurance/billing Yes
Correct name and gender on all records and print-outs (wristbands, orders, lab results, etc.), regardless of legal name or gender Yes
“All Gender” bathrooms available onsite Yes
All bathrooms onsite are “All Gender” Yes
Has received training in providing Trans affirming care Yes
All staff in practice/office have received training in providing Trans affirming care Yes
Enforces Trans-inclusive nondiscrimination & anti-harassment policies Yes
All services are open for people of all genders Yes
Gender-specific services open for Trans people based on identity and/or comfort, not legal or birth-assigned sex n/a

University of Wisconsin Plastic Surgery
600 Highland Ave
Madison, Wisconsin 53792

Business Hours

Monday: 8-5
Tuesday: 8-5
Wednesday: 8-5
Thursday: 8-5
Friday: 8-5
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Office Location Type: A hospital

Is Provider Office Accessible/ADA-compliant? Yes

Parking/Transportation Available at Provider Office? Paid parking lot/structure, Free parking lot/structure, Within 1 block of a bus line/other public transit

Contact Information

 (608) 263-7502

43.073052, -89.401230