Dr. Larry S. Nichter, MD

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Plastic Surgery | Male

Pacific Center For Plastic Sgy 3991 MacArthur Blvd Ste 320, Newport Beach, CA 92660 Get Directions
(949) 720-3888

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From the initial consultation through the postoperative period, Dr. Nichter demonstrates a unique level of care, compassion and talent. He has an exceptional ability to understand his patients' needs and goals towards self-improvement through the art of cosmetic & reconstructive surgery.Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Larry S. Nichter, MD says

For those that have taken the time to respond to Patient Satisfaction Surveys please accept my thanks for this effort. Providing feedback in this manner will help others in their decision making of who to choose as their plastic surgeon. It also is valued by my practice to continuously improve on our patient's experience. Should you have any concerns, please contact our office directly: 949 720 3888. We want to make sure your experience is above your expectations.

Larry S. Nichter, MD, MS, FACS

Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery &

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Aesthetic & Cosmetic Medicine
  • Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Breast Surgery
  • Concierge Medicine
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Nichter says..

Dr. Nichter has an exceptional ability to understand his patients' needs and goals for self-improvement through the art of cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Nichter began his career in 1985 as a plastic surgery Professor at USC.  He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is also a member of the most prestigious plastic surgery societies. Dr. Nichter is a recent Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Department at Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, one of the largest in the world. His outstanding surgical skills and warm way with patients continue to bring him local and national recognition.   OC Magazine has acknowledged him as one of the "Best Plastic Surgeons in Orange County". He was featured as a cover story in Time Magazine June 2015 for his expertise in Face lift and facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Nichter has been selected as an outstanding physician in Best Doctors, Top Doctors, and Super Doctors, Most Compassionate Doctors, and other peer review awards.

Dr. Nichter demonstrates a unique level of care, compassion, and talent from the initial consultation with each patient through the postoperative period.  His extensive knowledge, training, and experience combined with the individual attentive he gives to patients maximize surgical results.

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  • Aging Face
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cutis Laxa
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Facial Asymmetries
  • Hyperthrophic Scar
  • Keloid Scar
  • Labial Hypertrophy
  • Large Breasts
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Melanoma
  • Premature Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Thigh Conditions
  • Wrinkles

Procedures Performed

Dr. Nichter says..

Dr. Nichter has vast experience and training in Cosmetic Surgery. He has performed 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
  • Liposuction
  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
  • Body contouring (including Mommy Makeover procedures)
  • 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. Also offered are non surgical alternatives for facial rejuvenation, body contouring, fat reduction, and cellulite reduction among others offered through his BioSpa/MediSpa.

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  • Abdominoplasty
  • Aesthetic Hand Rejuvenation
  • Arm Reduction Surgery
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Buttock Lift
  • Cellulite Treatment
  • Chemical Peel
  • Chin Implant
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Trunk Surgery
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dysport Injection
  • Endermologie® Cellulite Treatment
  • Endoscopic Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Grafting to the Body
  • Fat Grafting to the Breast
  • Fat Grafting to the Buttock
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Fat Reduction Procedure
  • Hair Removal
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • miraDry Treatment for Hyperhidrosis
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Power-Assisted Liposuction (PAL)
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Vanquish® Fat Recontouring
  • VelaShape™ Cellulite Treatment

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Education

  • Medical School
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Completed in 1985

    University Of Virginia

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Virginia, Burn Fellowship

    Completed in 1982

    University Of Virginia, Craniofacial Fellowship

    Completed in 1984

    University Of Virginia, Hand and Microsurgical Fellowship

    Completed in 1983

  • Undergraduate School
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1973

  • Other Education
    University Of Virginia, Ms In Surgery

    Completed in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Patients' Choice Award, 2011
    • Compassionate Doctor Award, 2011
    • Child Help Children's Friend Award, 2009
    • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2012
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Nichter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nichter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery, Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Nichter's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Nichter

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Nichter's Care Philosophy

From the initial consultation through the postoperative period, Dr. Nichter demonstrates a unique level of care, compassion and talent. He has an exceptional ability to understand his patients' needs and goals towards self-improvement through the art of cosmetic & reconstructive surgery.

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Dr. Nichter says...

Dr. Nichter has an exceptional ability to understand his patients' needs and goals for self-improvement through the art of cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Nichter began his career in 1985 as a plastic surgery Professor at USC.  He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is also a member of the most prestigious plastic surgery societies. Dr. Nichter is a recent Chairman of the Plastic Surgery Department at Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, one of the largest in the world. His outstanding surgical skills and warm way with patients continue to bring him local and national recognition.   OC Magazine has acknowledged him as one of the "Best Plastic Surgeons in Orange County". He was featured as a cover story in Time Magazine June 2015 for his expertise in Face lift and facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Nichter has been selected as an outstanding physician in Best Doctors, Top Doctors, and Super Doctors, Most Compassionate Doctors, and other peer review awards.

Dr. Nichter demonstrates a unique level of care, compassion, and talent from the initial consultation with each patient through the postoperative period.  His extensive knowledge, training, and experience combined with the individual attentive he gives to patients maximize surgical results.

×

Dr. Nichter says...

Dr. Nichter has vast experience and training in Cosmetic Surgery. He has performed 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
  • Liposuction
  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
  • Body contouring (including Mommy Makeover procedures)
  • 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. Also offered are non surgical alternatives for facial rejuvenation, body contouring, fat reduction, and cellulite reduction among others offered through his BioSpa/MediSpa.

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Dr. Nichter says...

For those that have taken the time to respond to Patient Satisfaction Surveys please accept my thanks for this effort. Providing feedback in this manner will help others in their decision making of who to choose as their plastic surgeon. It also is valued by my practice to continuously improve on our patient's experience. Should you have any concerns, please contact our office directly: 949 720 3888. We want to make sure your experience is above your expectations.

Larry S. Nichter, MD, MS, FACS

Pacific Center for Plastic Surgery &

BioSpa