Terry J. Dubrow, M.D. (born September 14, 1958)[2] is an American plastic surgeon and television personality. He is known for his work on The Swan and for co-hosting Botched with Paul Nassif.[3] He also appears on Real Housewives of Orange County with his wife, Heather. In 2015, Dubrow appeared on Good Work, a plastic surgery-themed talk show, together with co-hosts RuPaul and Sandra Vergara.[4] Dubrow also performed the plastic surgery procedures on Bridalplasty, a reality series which premiered in 2011 and featured a group of women who competed in order to win a wedding and transformative plastic surgery procedure.[5] In October 2015, the eight-episode spin-off series of Botched was announced entitled Botched by Nature. The show is expected to premiere on August 9, 2016, starring both Dubrow and Nassif.[6][7]

Personal life

Terry Dubrow was born to Laura and Alvin Dubrow. Raised in Los Angeles with his brother Kevin Dubrow, lead singer for the popular metal band Quiet Riot. [8][9] He married actress and Real Housewives of Orange County star Heather Dubrow (née Kent) in 1999.[10] They have four children. [8]

Dubrow received degrees in medical sciences from both Yale University and the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. He went on to complete a residency in general surgery and was chief resident at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and he completed his fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the UCLA Medical Center. Dubrow is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a certified expert for the California Medical Board.


Dubrow specializes in a number of plastic surgery procedures, including facelifts, rhinoplasty, tummy tucks, and breast augmentation. While Dubrow is a well-known surgeon in the field of plastic surgery, it wasn’t until he appeared on Fox Broadcasting Company’s The Swan in 2004 that he gained national popularity. He was the lead plastic surgeon and medical producer on the E! Network’s Bridalplasty (2010). Dubrow also stars in E!’s television show Botched which first aired in 2014, performing revision plastic surgery. In 2015, Dubrow, along with RuPaul and Sandra Vergara (cousin to actress Sophia Vergara), became a host of the new plastic surgery and beauty talk show Good Work, E!’s plastic surgery answer to Fashion Police.

Dubrow is the author of the Acne Cure, a top selling book that details solutions for problematic skin, published by Rodale Books. He has developed his own beauty line Consult Beaute™ which offers an exclusive range of treatments, from nutrient-rich caplets to age-defying topicals, to help maintain beautiful skin by supporting collagen growth internally and externally.

Dubrow has been also been featured in various media outlets, including The View, The Dr. Oz Show, CNN Headline News, Showbiz Tonight, Fox & Friends, Dr. Phil, Larry King Live, Today, The Early Show, Good Day LA, People, The New York Times, and Los Angeles Times.


2004The SwanHimself
2014–presentBotchedHimself / Co-hostCo-executive producer[2]
2015–presentGood WorkHimself / Co-host