Gary J. Alter, MD, Alter MD
Dr. Gary Alter is a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Olympia Medical Center. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
James S. Anderson, MD, City of Hope
With over 26 years of surgical experience, Dr. James S. Andersen specializes in reconstructive surgery after cancer treatment, particularly for cancers located in the breast, limbs and head and neck regions. As head of City of Hope’s Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Andersen and his team employ the latest techniques to produce the best possible results. For example, Dr. Andersen has been able to dramatically enhance the quality and durability of the reconstructed breast by utilizing tissue-sparing techniques combined with transplantation of a patient’s own tissue, dramatically reducing scarring.
Kevin A. Brenner, MD, Roxbury Clinic & Surgery
Dr. Kevin Brenner is not only a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, he is also a board-certified general surgeon, giving him qualifications to deliver some of the most complex reconstructive procedures. His specialty lies in the breasts and abdomen, using his expertise to restore a youthful, shapely appearance where it has been lost to age or other factors. Dr. Brenner has also done advanced training in rhinoplasty, and is one of a select group of plastic surgeons specifically trained to utilize advanced techniques such as rib grafting for challenging revision cases. Dr. Brenner’s work has been superlative, landing him in peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals on a regular basis. He has also authored numerous chapters in plastic surgery textbooks.
Andrew L. Da Lio, MD, UCLA Health System
Andrew Louis Da Lio, MD, is the Clinical Professor and Chief in the Division of Plastic Surgery at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and specializes in cosmetic surgery and microsurgical breast reconstruction. Dr. Da Lio joined the faculty of the UCLA Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery as an Assistant Professor in 1997. Dr. Da Lio’s main areas of clinical expertise are in facial aesthetic surgery, microsurgery, and breast reconstruction. His research focuses on microsurgery, objective assessment of abdominal wall function after free TRAM flap breast reconstruction, the use of nuclear medicine imaging in differentiating benign and malignant lesions after breast reconstruction, and the role of decision analysis in breast reconstruction surgery.
Peter B. Fodor, MD, Private Practice
Peter B. Fodor, MD, F.A.C.S. is an internationally recognized aesthetic plastic surgeon, double board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. His extensive general surgical background gives Dr. Fodor a comprehensive understanding of the limits, possibilities and applications of both forms of surgery. It is his comprehensive knowledge has led him to develop many of the innovative procedures that are now used as standard in aesthetic plastic surgery. For years, he has been a member of national committees designed to evaluate and introduce innovative procedures in aesthetic plastic surgery. Dr. Fodor provides only the most advanced care to his patients.
Warren L. Garner, MD, Keck Medicine of USC
Dr. Garner is an internationally renowned expert in the science and treatment of wounds and the scars that result from them. This is based on his clinical experience in the treatment of traumatic injuries, particularly burn injuries, and correcting the deformities that result from them. He is the Director of the LAC+USC Burn Center where he directs a multidisciplinary team that treats patients with burn and other traumatic skin injuries. He is also expert in the treatment of numerous other wound healing abnormalities of poorly healing wounds and injuries. Dr. Garner and his research team investigate wound healing and scar formation in the laboratory and have received numerous federal and industrial grants to study why wounds heal, why they do not heal and treatments for them.
Peter H. Grossman, MD, Grossman Medical Group
Dr. Peter H. Grossman, President of the Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons, is a board-certified plastic surgeon whose private medical practice is divided between cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in West Hills. The diverse nature of Grossman Plastic Surgery and Dr. Grossman’s vast experience make him one of the most sought after surgeons in Southern California. Dr. Grossman has been a reconstructive surgeon for more than 20 years. His extensive surgical background is a key factor in ensuring a pleasant experience and helping patients achieve beautiful, natural looking results. In addition, his practice focuses on patient comfort, satisfaction, and trust.
Lawrence M. Koplin, MD, Private Practice
Lawrence M. Koplin, MD, F.A.C.S., is a native of Beverly Hills, where he attended both elementary and high school. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley in 1972. His medical training was at The Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he trained with noted heart surgeons followed by a full five-year general surgery residency in Los Angeles prior to beginning his specialization in plastic surgery. Dr. Koplin returned to Houston for his plastic surgery residency, where he acquired extensive experience in the treatment of children with birth defects, multiple reconstructive techniques, and a wide range of procedures.
Paul Nassif, MD, Nassif Plastic Surgery
Dr. Paul Nassif, a skilled facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, is trusted with faces worldwide. His surgical prowess and innovative techniques have been recognized internationally by the media, patients and his peers. Known as a revision and ethnic rhinoplasty specialist, Dr. Nassif is sought after by patients from around the world for help in correcting some of the most challenging and complicated cases. Dr. Nassif specializes in obtaining natural results in both rhinoplasty and aging face surgery. For rhinoplasty, Dr. Nassif uses his skill as an artist and a surgeon to shape the nose to fit the face, rather than make it appear artificial. Patients marvel at how Dr. Nassif is able to create a nose that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.
Jay S. Orringer, MD, Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery
Nationally recognized plastic surgeon Dr. Jay Orringer has been in practice for nearly two decades. Dr. Orringer specializes in aesthetic surgery of the face, breast and abdomen, as well as body contouring. Over the years he has helped many liposuction, facelift and breast augmentation patients in Beverly Hills achieve their cosmetic goals. He is certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Orringer is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.