Ideal Cosmetic Features and Position of the Male Nipple


About this study

This study proposes to look at the ideal dimensions, features and position on the chest wall, of the male nipples to improve surgical outcomes.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Please contact the study team to discuss whether or not you are eligible to participate in a study.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Biologic male
  • Does not need to be a Mayo Clinic patient
  • Age 18 to 40
  • BMI 18.5 to 25

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Transgender male
  • Less than 18 or more than 40
  • BMI below 18 or above 25
  • Previous chest surgery

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Basel Sharaf, M.D., D.D.S.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Joseph Banuelos Mancilla M.D.

(507) 284-2736

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