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  • beverly hills plastic surgeon, new york plastic surgeon, labia minora reduction, labiaplastyAssistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, UCLA
  • Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
  • Board Certified Urologist
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, American Urological Association
  • Member, Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Urology

EDUCATION

University of California- Berkeley
UCLA School of Medicine (M.D.)

MEDICAL TRAINING

Surgery Resident, UCLA
Urology Resident, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Plastic Surgery Resident, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Fellow in Genitourinary Reconstruction and Plastic Surgery,
Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, Virginia

LICENSURE


California
New York

ACADEMIC AFFILIATION

Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Midway Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

SOCIETIES

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Association of Plastic Surgery
American Urological Association
Western Section of American Urological Association
Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons

BOOK

Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia, Editors Gary J. Alter and Richard M. Ehrlich, W.B. Saunders and Co, Philadelphia. 1999

PUBLICATIONS

Editorial comment in Yearbook of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery 2002 on Penile Lengthening, page 215-216

“ A new technique for correction of the hidden penis in adults and children”, Gary J. Alter and Richard Ehrlich, Journal of Urology 161:455, 1999

“Penile enhancement surgery”, Gary J. Alter, Techniques in Urology, 4:70, 1998

“A new technique for aesthetic labia minora reduction”, Gary J. Alter, Annals of Plastic Surgery 40:287, 1998

“Use of prefabricated tunica vaginalis fascia flap to reconstruct the tunica albuginea after recurrent penile prosthesis extrusion”, GJ Alter, J Greisman, PE Werthman, AS Seid, BJ Joseph; Journal of Urology 159:128,1998

“Reconstruction of deformities resulting from penile enlargement surgery”, Gary J. Alter; Journal of Urology 158:2153, 1997

RE: Complications of penile lengthening and augmentation seen at 1 referral center”, Letter to the editor. Journal of Urology 156:1784, 1996

“Penis enhancement”, Gary J. Alter; Aesthetic Surgery Quarterly Vol 16:226, 1996

“Penis enhancement”, Gary J. Alter; Advances in Urology Vol 9, p 225-254, 1996, Mosby, Chicago

“Penis enhancement”, Gary J. Alter; AUA Update Series, Lesson 12, Volume XV: p 99-100, 1996, American Urological Association; Houston, Texas,

“Split thickness skin graft urethroplasty and tunica vaginalis flaps for failed hypospadias repairs”, Richard M. Ehrlich and Gary J. Alter; Journal of Urology 155:131, 1995

“Augmentation phalloplasty”, Gary J. Alter; Urologic Clinics of North America Vol 22, N 4, p 887-902 November 1995, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia

“Prosthetic implantation after phallic construction”, Gary J. Alter, David A. Gilbert, Steven M. Schlossberg, Gerald N. Jordan; Microsurgery 16:322, 1995

“Use of tunica vaginalis in hypospadias cripples”, Richard Ehrlich, Gary J. Alter; Society for Pediatric Urology Newsletter September 26, 1994

“Total phallic reconstruction”, Guy Trengove-Jones and Gary J. Alter; Dialogues in Pediatric Urology Vol 18, No 3, 4-6, 1995

“Penile implantation in total phalloplasty”, Gerald Jordan, Gary J. Alter, David Gilbert, Charles Horton; Journal of Urology 152: 410, 1994

“Buried penis as a contraindication for circumcision”, Gary J. Alter, Charles E. Horton, Charles E, Horton, Jr.; Journal of the American College of Surgeons 178:487, 1994

“Hemangioma of the penis and scrotum”, Gary J. Alter, Guy Trengove-Jones, Charles E.
Horton, Jr.; Urology August 1993

“Experience with vaginal reconstruction utilizing the modified Singapore flap”, John E. Woods, Gary J. Alter, N. Bradly Meland, Karl Podratz; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 90:270, 1992

BOOK CHAPTERS

“Complications of cosmetic and plastic surgery of the penis”, Gary J. Alter, In Complications of Urologic Surgery, Edited by Taneja S, Smith RB, and Ehrlich, RM; WB Saunders and Co.. Philadelphia 2000

“Penile prosthesis implantation after total phalloplasty” Gary J. Alter, Gerald J. Jordan, David A. Gilbert. In Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia, Editors Gary J. Alter and Richard M. Ehrlich, W.B. Saunders and Co, Philadelphia. 1999

“Aesthetic surgery of the male genitalia” Gary J. Alter: In Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia, Editors Gary J. Alter and Richard M. Ehrlich, W.B. Saunders and Co, Philadelphia. 1999

“Female aesthetic genital surgery, Part II: Aesthetic labia minora reduction”, Gary J. Alter: In Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia, Editors Gary J. Alter and Richard M. Ehrlich, W.B. Saunders and Co, Philadelphia. 1999

“Skin graft urethroplasty and tunica vaginalis flaps for failed hypospadias repairs” Richard M. Ehrlich and Gary J. Alter. In Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia, Editors Gary J. Alter and Richard M. Ehrlich, W.B. Saunders and Co, Philadelphia. 1999

“Buried penis” Richard M. Ehrilich and Gary J. Alter: In Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia, Editors Gary J. Alter and Richard M. Ehrlich, W.B. Saunders and Co, Philadelphia. 1999

“Treatment of penile and testicle amputations”, Philip Werthman and Gary J. Alter,: In Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia, Editors Gary J. Alter and Richard M. Ehrlich, W.B. Saunders and Co, Philadelphia. 1999

BOOK CHAPTER PENDING

“Aesthetic Genital Surgery”, Gary J. Alter, In Plastic Surgery, second edition, Editors Stephen J. Mathes and Vincent R. Hentz: WB Saunders And Co., Philadelphia


MEDICAL PRESENTATIONS

Participant on committee for international standards for “Priapism, Peyronie’s Disease, and Penile Reconstructive Surgery” at 2nd International Consultation on Erectile and Sexual Dysfunctions; Co-sponsored by International Consultation on Urological Diseases, World Health Organization, International Society of Urology, and International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research. Paris, France, June 28-July 1, 2003.

“Plastic Surgery of the Male Genitalia”, Gary J. Alter: Presented at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 21st Annual Urology Day, Los Angeles, CA, October 21, 1999

“Penile enhancement surgery”, Gary J. Alter; Presented at the Lipoplasty Society 15th Annual Scientific Program, San Francisco, CA, September 20, 1997

“Reconstruction of deformities resulting from penile enlargement surgery”, Gary J. Alter; Presented at the American Urological Association 92nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 16, 1997

“Penile enhancement surgery” Update 1997”, Gary J. Alter; Presented at the Society for the Study of Impotence Fourth Annual Meeting at the American Urological Association 92nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 12, 1997

“Plastic surgery of the genitalia and penile augmentation”, Gary J. Alter; Presented at the Annual Mayo Clinic Update on Plastic Surgery, Phoenix, Arizona, February 25, 1995

“Plastic surgery of the male genitalia”, Gary J. Alter; Presented at Los Angeles Association of Plastic Surgeons, February 21. 1995

“Mesh skin graft urethroplasty for hypospadias cripples”, Richard M. Ehrlich, Gary J. Alter; Presented at 70th Annual Meeting of Western Section American Urological Association, Seattle, WA, August 21, 1994

“Grafts in penile reconstruction” and “Total phallic reconstruction”, Gary J. Alter; Panelist at INNOVATIONS IN UROLOGY , American Urology Association Postgraduate Course, Seattle, WA, August 20, 1994

“The use of dermal-fat grafts in penile augmentation surgery”, Gary J. Alter; Presented at the Society For The Study Of Impotence First Annual Meeting at the American Urological Association 89th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 14, 1994.

“Surgery of the male genitalia”, Gary J. Alter; Presented at combined meeting of the San Diego Plastic Surgery Society and the San Diego Urological Association, San Diego, CA, May 5, 1994

“Penile implantation in total phalloplasty”, Gerald Jordan, Gary J. Alter, D. Gilbert, C. Horton; Presented at the Annual Meeting of American Urological Association, May, 1993

“The Modified Singapore Flap in Vaginal Reconstruction”, John E. Woods and Gary J. Alter:
Presented at Seventieth Annual Meeting of American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Antonio, Texas, April 17, 1991

“Experience with vaginal reconstruction utilizing the modified Singapore flap”, John E, Woods, Gary J. Alter, N. Bradly Meland, Karl Podratz;
Presented by Gary J. Alter at the American Association of Plastic Surgeons annual
meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April, 1991
Presented at Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons, St. Louis, Missouri, May 1991
Presented at Plastic Surgery Senior Resident's Conference, Montreal, Quebec, May, 1992

SIXTH BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CORPUS CAVERNOSUM REVASCULARIZATION AND THIRD BIENNIAL WORLD MEETING ON IMPOTENCE.
Boston, Massachusetts, October 1988.
Paper presentations:
“Comparison of penile systolic pressures and duplex sonography assessment of arteriogenic
impotence”, Gary J Alter, Harold B. Rose

“Results of American Medical Systems model 700 inflatable penile prosthesis”, Gary J. Alter.

“Penile systolic pressures, pulse volumes combined with quantified ergometry in non-invasive
assessment of vasculogenic impotence”, Gary J. Alter, Harold B. Rose

“An algorithmic approach to comprehensive assessment of the sexually dysfunctional male”, Harold B. Rose, Gary J. Alter

SEXUAL SCIENCE: BRIDGING THE DISCIPLINES WITH THE MASTER CLINICIANS.
UCLA Extension and School of Medicine, February 1987, Los Angeles, California Conference Co-Director.

Presentations of:
1) Penile Prosthesis; Review and Update
2) Peyronie's Disease and Reconstructive Surgery
3) Evaluating Impotence by History and Physical

“Results of American Medical Systems model 700 inflatable penile prosthesis”, Gary J. Alter; Presented at Western Section of American Urological Association, 1988, San Francisco, CA

“An algorithmic approach to comprehensive assessment of the sexually dysfunctional male”, Harold B. Rose, Gary J. Alter, et al.; San Diego Symposium on Non-Invasive Diagnostic Techniques in Vascular Disease, 1988

“Penile systolic pressures, pulse volumes combined with quantified ergometry in non-invasive assessment of vasculogenic impotence”, Gary J. Alter, Harold B. Rose, et al.; Presented at Second International Symposium, London, England 1986, American Urological Association 1987, Western Section of American Urological Association 1987.

“Results of American Medical Systems model 700 inflatable penile prosthesis”, Gary J. Alter; Presented at Western Section of American Urological Association, 1987, Kona, Hawaii

AWARD

Best Reconstruction Paper at Plastic Surgery Senior Resident's Conference, Montreal, Quebec, May 1992