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Gary J Alter, Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Gary J Alter M.D

Location

Department

Plastic Surgery

Is provider a surgeon?

Yes

Research and Publications

Alter GJ. Labia minora reconstruction using clitoral hood flaps, wedge excisions, and YV advancement flaps.  For publication in Plast Reconstr Surg. June 2011

Alter GJ. Comparison of Wedge versus Straight-Line Reduction Labioplasty. Reply Letter to the editor. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010; 125:1047-1048

Alter GJ. Management of the mons pubis and labia majora in the massive weight loss patient. Aesth Surg J. 2009; 29:432-442

Alter, GJ. Aesthetic labia minora and clitoral hood reduction using extended central wedge resection. Reply to letter to the editor.  Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009; 124:337-338

Alter GJ. Aesthetic labia minora and clitoral hood reduction using extended central wedge resection. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008; 122:1780-89

Alter GJ. Correction of penoscrotal web: Surgical techniques. J Sex Med. 2007; 4:844-847

Alter, GJ. Aesthetic labia minora reduction with inferior wedge resection and superior pedicle flap reconstruction. (Letter) Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007; 120(1): 358

Alter GJ, Jordan G, Penile Elongation and girth enhancement. AUA Update Series 2007;26(23)

Alter GJ. Surgery to correct hidden penis; Surgical techniques. J Sex Med. 2006; 3:939-942

Alter, GJ. Central wedge nymphectomy with a 90-degree Z-plasty for aesthetic reduction of the labia minora. Letter to the editor. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005; 115: 2144

Alter GJ. Editorial comment in Yearbook of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery 2004 on “A new technique for augmentation phalloplasty: albugineal surgery with bilateral saphenous grafts-three years of experience”, page 214

Pryor j, Akkus E, Alter G, Jordan G, Lebret T, Levine L, Mulhall J, Perovic S, Stackl W. Priapism. J Sex Med. 2004 Jul:1(1):116-20. Review

Pryor j, Akkus E, Alter G, Jordan G, Lebret T, Levine L, Mulhall J, Perovic S, Stackl W. Peyronie’s Disease. J Sex Med. 2004 Jul:1(1):110-5. Review

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

Alter GJ, Ehrlich RM. A new technique for correction of the hidden penis in adults and children. J of Urol. 1999;161:455

Alter GJ. Penile enhancement surgery. Techniques in Urol. 1998; 4:70,

Alter GJ. A new technique for aesthetic labia minora reduction. Ann of Plast Surg. 1998; 40:287
 
Alter GJ, Greisman J, Werthman PE, Seid AS, Joseph BJ. Use of prefabricated tunica vaginalis fascia flap to reconstruct the tunica albuginea after recurrent penile prosthesis extrusion. J of Urol. 1998; 159:128,

Alter GJ. Reconstruction of deformities resulting from penile enlargement surgery, J of Urol. 1997 158:2153

Alter GJ. RE: Complications of penile lengthening and augmentation seen at 1 referral center”, Letter to the editor. J of Urol 1996; 156:1784

Alter GJ. Penis enhancement. Aesth Surg Quarterly 1996; Vol 16:226

Alter GJ. Penis enhancement. Advances in Urol. Vol 9, p 225-254, 1996, Mosby, Chicago

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

Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ. Split thickness skin graft urethroplasty and tunica vaginalis flaps for failed hypospadias repairs. J of Urol 1995; 155:131

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

Alter GJ, Gilbert DA, Schlossberg SM, Jordan GN. Prosthetic implantation after phallic construction. Microsurgery 1995:16:322

Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ. Use of tunica vaginalis in hypospadias cripples. Soc for Pediatr Urol Newsletter September 26, 1994

Trengove-Jones, G, Alter GJ. Total phallic reconstruction. Dialogues in Pediatr Urol. 1995; Vol 18, No 3, 4-6

Jordan GN, Alter GJ, Gilbert DA, Horton CE. Penile implantation in total phalloplasty. J of Urol 1994; 152:410

Alter GJ, Horton CE, Horton CE Jr. Buried penis as a contraindication for circumcision. J of the Amer Coll of Surgeons 1994; 178:487

Alter GJ, Trengove-Jones, G, Horton CE Jr., Hemangioma of the penis and scrotum. Urol 1993; August

Woods JE, Alter GJ, Meland NB, Podratz K. Experience with vaginal reconstruction utilizing the modified Singapore flap. Plast and Reconstr Surg  1992; 90:270


BOOK    

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


BOOK CHAPTERS

Alter GJ.  Female Aesthetic Genital Surgery: Labia minora, Labia majora, Mons pubis lift. In: Nahai F, editor. The Art of Aesthetic Surgery: Principles and Techniques, 2nd Edition, St. Louis, MO: Quality Medical Publishing, Inc; 2011

Alter GJ. Male Genital Anomalies; Congenital., Male Genital Anomalies: Acquired., Female Genital Anomalies: Congenital., Female Genital Anomalies: Acquired. In: Marsh JL, and Perlyn CA, editors. Decision Making in Plastic Surgery, 2nd Edition. St. Louis, MO: Quality Medical Publishing, Inc. 2010. Pp154-163

Alter GJ. Reconstruction of the penis for Complications of Penile Enlargement Surgery.  In: Graham SD Jr, Keane TE, editors. Glenn’s Urologic Surgery. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/ Lippincott Williams &Wilkins; 2010. pp 537-543.,

Alter GJ. Aesthetic Genital Surgery. In: Mathes SJ, Hentz VR, editors. Plastic Surgery, 2nd ed. Vol. VI, Philadelphia: WB Saunders and Co; 2000. pp 389-410

Pryor J, Akkus E, Alter, G, Jordan G, Lebret, T, Levine L, Mulhall, J, Perovic S, Ralph D, Stackl, W . Priapism, Peyronie’s Disease, Penile Reconstructive Surgery. In: Lue T, Basson R, Rosen R, Giuliano,F, Khoury S, Montorsi F.., editors. Sexual Medicine-Sexual Dysfunctions in Men and Women. 2nd International Consultation on Sexual Dysfunctions.  Paris: 2004

Alter GJ. Complications of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery of the Penis.  In: Taneja SS, Smith RB, Ehrlich RM, editors. Complications of Urologic Surgery, Prevention and Management. Philadelphia: WB Saunders and Co; 2001. pp 532-541

Alter GJ, Jordan GJ, Gilbert DA. Penile prosthesis implantation after total phalloplasty. In: Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ, editors. Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders and CO; 1999

Alter GJ. Aesthetic surgery of the male genitalia. In: Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ, editors. Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders and CO; 1999

Alter GJ.  Female aesthetic genital surgery, Part II: Aesthetic labia minora reduction. In: Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ, editors. Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders and CO; 1999

Alter GJ, Ehrlich RM. Skin graft urethroplasty and tunica vaginalis flaps for failed hypospadias repairs. In: Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ, editors. Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders and CO; 1999

Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ. Buried penis. In: Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ, editors. Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders and CO; 1999

Werthman P, Alter GJ. Treatment of penile and testicle amputations. In: Ehrlich RM, Alter GJ, editors. Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery of the External Genitalia. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders and CO; 1999

Alter GJ. Adult Genital Plastic Surgery. In: Greer S, Benhaim, et al., editors. Handbook of Plastic Surgery, New York: Macel Dekker; 2004

Alter GJ. Pediatric Genital Plastic Surgery. In: Greer S, Benhaim, et al., editors. Handbook of Plastic Surgery, New York: Macel Dekker; 2004

BOOK CHAPTERS PENDING:

Alter GJ. Aesthetic Genital Surgery. In: Neligan P, and Warren RJ, editors. Plastic Surgery, 3rd Edition, Elsevier Publishing   

Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Urology

Areas of Special Interest

Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons,
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons,
  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons

Treatment and Services

  • Genital reconstruction in men and women.
  • Labia reduction and reconstruction
  • Female aesthetic genital surgery
  • Penile and Scrotum reconstruction
  • Cosmetic surgery of the face and body

Honors

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

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