Dr. Gary Alter
Dr. Gary Alter
Dr Gary Alter is a world renowned surgeon who helped Caitlyn Jenner with her physical transformation in 2015. Read More
Dr. Gary Alter is one of a handful of physicians in the United States who is Board Certified in both urology and plastic surgery. He is in the private practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery in Beverly Hills, California and Manhattan, New York, subspecializing in genital reconstruction.
He attended the University of California at Berkeley for three years prior to entering medical school at UCLA. After graduating medical school in1973, he completed two years of general surgery residency at UCLA. He finished his urology training in 1979 at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After practicing urology for ten years, Dr. Alter entered a plastic surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed this residency in June of 1992 and took a fellowship in genital plastic reconstructive surgery at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia. He opened his plastic surgery practice in 1993. He moved into his present office adjacent to Summit Surgical Center in 2001.
Dr. Alter performs all types of genital aesthetic and reconstructive surgery on children and adults. He has developed several new operations for genital deformities for both men and women. He has published numerous articles in major medical journals and is a frequent invited speaker at national and international meetings. He is co-editor of the major medical textbook Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia that was recently published by W.B. Saunders Co., the first book of its kind in over 25 years.
Dr. Alter is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at UCLA. He is an active member the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Urological Association. He is also a member of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons.
Dr. Alter’s expertise and knowledge has led him to educate the world on genital reconstruction on “Dr. 90210”, which ran for six seasons and is now in syndication in more than 100 countries. In addition, he has also been featured in numerous media outlets including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Allure, Self, Glamour, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, and Health. He was recently highlighted on the TLC show “Strange Sex” talking about hidden penis.
He has appeared on the Discovery Health Network, TLC, CNN, The Larry King Show, and was a recurrent guest on Red Eye on Fox News Channel.
He has also been a guest on many national and local radio stations discussing his work. Dr. Alter was also the featured plastic surgeon on the Alexis Arquette’s transsexual documentary, “She’s My Brother,” which played at the Tribeca Film Festival; the movie ‘Modify’ which also was featured at Tribeca; as well as the Showtime movie, “The Other Side: Jamie’s Story.”
Some of the procedures Dr. Gary will be performing at The Nova Clinic include:
- Labiaplasty (Labia minora)
- Labia Minora and Majora reductions
- Unilateral Labiaplasty
- Pubic Liposuction
- Pubic Lift
- Labia Majora Fat injections
- Bilateral Clitoral Hood Flaps
- Clitoris Reduction
- Labia Minora Reconstruction with Wedges
- Buried Penis Correction
- Penoscrotal Web Excision
- Scrotum Reduction