Dr. Nichter is recognized by his peers as a leader in the field of plastic surgery with over 20 years experience. He has an exceptional ability to understand his patients’ needs and goals for self-improvement through the art of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
His career began in 1985 as a professor of plastic surgery at the University of Southern California. 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’s extensive knowledge, training, and experience, combined with a high level of care and compassion, maximizes surgical results and patient satisfaction. His surgical excellence and warm bedside manner continues to bring him local and national recognition. Dr. Nichter has been acknowledged as one of the “Best Plastic Surgeons in Orange County,” and he has received numerous awards and designations such as Real Self 100, Real Self Top Doctor, Super Doctors, and Compassionate Doctor.
Dr. Nichter is the President and Founder of the Plasticos Foundation, a non-profit medical group, which performs reconstructive surgery on children and adults in impoverished areas of the world where medical care is not readily available. In 2016, a new local initiative called Reshaping Lives CA was launched to meet the reconstructive surgical needs of those without medical care or financial means. Dr. Nichter has participated in more than 70 medical missions through the Plasticos Foundation and other organizations. Visit the Plasticos Foundation website for more information.