Born and raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Terry Dubrow obtained degrees in medical sciences from Yale University in 1980 and the UCLA School of Medicine in 1986. He completed a residency in general surgery, became chief resident in surgery at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, and completed a plastic and reconstructive fellowship at the UCLA Medical Center in and went into private practice in 1993. He has authored more than 30 articles published in peer-reviewed journals and has lectured extensively to professional groups in surgery. A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he is certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and is also a certified expert for the California Medical Board, working extensively since 2000 as an expert in medical malpractice. He is the author of The Acne Cure and writes extensively about health and wellness.
Dr. Dubrow has been showcased extensively in several major television productions. As the surgeon on the “The Swan,” he performed and help coordinate extensive contestant transformations. On E!’s “Bridalplasty,” he was the surgeon transforming the brides as well as the show’s medical producer. Since 2013, he has been the star of the E!’s hit franchise, “Botched” and also appeared as one of the three hosts of the network’s series “Good Work.”
Together he and his wife Heather Dubrow have written 2 books “Dr. and Mrs. Guinea Pig Present The Only Guide You'll Ever Need to the Best Anti-Aging Treatments” and the upcoming release “The Dubrow Diet: Interval Eating to Lose Weight and Feel Ageless” He and his wife also host the Podcast “Doctor and Mrs. Guinea Pig “ on Podcast One as well as an extremely successful skincare and wellness line called Consult Beaute on the Evine television network.
He has been extensively featured on The View, The Today Show, Dr. Phil, CNN's Headline News, CNN Showbiz Tonight, Larry King, Fox News, Fox and Friends, Good Day LA, and The CBS Early Show, and has been featured in many print publications including People, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times. He lives with his wife and four children in Newport Beach, California.