Dr. Larry Nichter has performed plastic surgery in Southern California since 1985. Throughout his career, he has attained recognition from doctors and patients for his outstanding surgical skills, compassion, and warm way with patients.

He is a past Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, one of the largest Plastic Surgical departments in the world. He is one of the few acknowledged Plastic Surgeons as without peer by being named by all three peer review Publications: Best Doctors, Top Doctors, and Super Doctors. Local honors include being named a Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Society, and selected in Orange Coast Magazine’s The Best Plastic Surgeons in Orange County each year since 1996 when the survey began. Dr. Nichter’s practice and patients were recently featured on the front cover of Time Magazine, and the TV show “The Doctors”.

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Dr. Nichter has vast experience and training in Cosmetic Surgery. He has performed tens of thousands of aesthetic surgeries for the face, eyes and body including:

  • LiteLift™ facial rejuvenation
  • Upper and lower eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
  • Face, cheek, and forehead lifts
  • Minimal scar Breast Augmentation, Lift and Reduction
  • Lift and reduction
  • Liposuction and Fat Transfer (including Brazilian Butt Lift)
  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
  • Body contouring (including Mommy Makeover procedures)
  • Labiaplasty and Vaginoplasty
  • Nose surgery (rhinoplasty)
  • Skin resurfacing
  • Scar revision
  • Secondary procedures

He specializes in minimal and hidden scar techniques for the majority of these procedures. Advanced techniques are commonly incorporated to minimize scars, operative and recovery times, and maximize aesthetic results.

He is the President and Founder of Plasticos Foundation, a non-profit foundation training surgeons around the world on complex plastic and reconstructive surgery on indigent surgery where he has completed more than 70 missions. A film, The Story of Healing, documenting his mission to Vietnam earned an Oscar Academy Award.