Gary Alter, MD

Gary Alter, MD

Plastic Surgery Beverly Hills, CA

Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, UCLA

Office Address

  • 416 N Bedford Dr
    Ste 400
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210
    Phone: (310) 275-5566
    Fax: (310) 271-0521

Gary Alter, MD

Plastic Surgery Beverly Hills, CA

Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, UCLA

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Plastic Surgery: Aesthetic/Cosmetic

Education & Medical Training

  • Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • UCLA Medical CenterUCLA Medical Center
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLADavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • University of California- Berkeley

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License2000 - 2016
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1974 - 2016
  • American Board of Plastic SurgeryPlastic Surgery
  • American Board of UrologyUrology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
  • Top Doctors:LA AreaCastle Connolly, 2013
  • Top Doctors:Southern CaliforniaCastle Connolly, 2012

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Pubic contouring after Massive Weight Loss in Men and Women: Correction of Hidden Penis, Mons Ptosis, and Labia Majora Enlargement.  Alter GJ, Plas Reconst Surg, 1/1/2012
  • The nomenclature of "Vaginal Rejuvenation" and elective vulvovaginal plastic surgery.  Mirzabeigi MN, Jandali S, Mettel, RK, Alter GJ, Aesth Surg J, 1/1/2011
  • Aesthetic surgery of the male genitalia.  Alter GJ, Salgado CJ, Chim, H, Semin Plast Surg, 1/1/2011

Books/Book Chapters

  • Plastic Surgery Chapter: Aesthetic Genital Surgery. Page 655 - 677
    Alter GJ
    Editors: Neligan P and Warren RJ.Elsevier Publishing, London
    Edition 3rd,2012
  • The Art of Aesthetic Surgery: Principles and Techniques. Chapter: Female Aesthetic Genital Surgery: Labia minora, Labia majora, Mons pubis lift. Page 3097 - 3123
    Alter GJ
    Editors: Nahai F.Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis, MO
    Edition 2nd,2011
  • Decision Making in Plastic Surgery Chapter: Male Genital Anomalies; Congenital., Male Genital Anomalies: Acquired., Female Genital Anomalies: Congenital., Female Genital Anomalies: Acquired. Page 154 - 163
    Alter GJ
    Editors: Marsh JL, and Perlyn CA.Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis, MO
    Edition 2nd,2010


  • "Mesh skin graft urethroplasty for hypospadias cripples" Richard M. Ehrlich, Gary J., 70th Annual Meeting of Western Section American Urological Association, Seattle, WA, 8/21/1994
  • "Penile implantation in total phalloplasty" Gerald Jordan, Gary J. Alter, D. Gilbert, C. Horton, Annual Meeting of American Urological Association, 5/1/1993
  • "Experience with vaginal reconstruction utilizing the modified Singapore flap" John E, Woods, Gary J. Alter, N. Bradly Meland, Karl Podratz, American Association of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting; Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons; Plastic Surgery Senior Resident's Conference, San Antonio, TX, Apr 1991; St. Louis, MO, May 1991; Montreal, Quebec, May 1992, 5/1/1992


  • Breast Surgery and Body Contouring Symposium American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Santa Fe, New Mexico - 8/22/2013
  • "Female genital reconstructive surgery" Port Douglas, Australia - 7/13/2013
  • "Male aesthetic genital surgery: scrotal enlargement, penoscrotal web, penile and scrotal skin grafts, reconstruction of penile enlargement" Port Douglas, Australia - 7/12/2013


  • "Male to Female Sexual Reassignment Surgery". Alter GJ, World Meeting on Sexual Medicine 2012, Surgery Symposium Video Course
    Chicago, IL - 8/26/2012
  • "Video: Labia Reduction" Alter GJ, Cutting Edge 2011: Advanced Body Sculpting Head to Foot. 31st Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Sponsored
    New York, NY - 12/1/2011
  • Use of tunica vaginalis in hypospadias cripples. Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ, Soc for Pediatr Urol Newsletter
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