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Celeb Dermatologist Arrested for Homophobic Rant

Saturday July 31, 2021

Celebrity dermatologist Dr. Alex Khadavi was arrested and booked for felony criminal threats TMZ reports. The arrest came as a result of a homophobic rant that Khadavi made in a posh Los Angeles condo lobby on July 7. His attack was captured on surveillance video, EDGE reported.

"I'll fuck you up, fucking faggot!" a man alleged to be Khadavi was said to have shouted in the footage. "He goes on to say he'll shoot these people and later threatens to kill them ... before taking his dog outside. When Khadavi returns to the lobby, he continues yelling at the front desk guy."

As TMZ reported, "it was one of Khadavi's neighbors — a gay man himself — who filed a restraining order against the doc for himself and his husband. According to the docs ... the neighbor claimed the concierge specifically asked about him and his husband while allegedly threatening to kill gay people."


TMZ has reported that Khadavi has made homophobic threats before. In a 2016 report, the website wrote that "Million Dollar Listing" regular Matt Altman "requested and got a restraining order against Alex Khadavi, a famous L.A. dermatologist, who Matt says has been threatening him by phone and in person."

In the docs, Altman claimed Khadavi walked up to him at a real estate event, and when he asked him to leave the private event, Khadavi blurted that he "hated all Jews" and said he was going to kill Altman. Altman also said Khadavi had been making racist and homophobic comments over the phone for years, but now that the guy is doing it face-to-face. Altman also expressed he needs protection.

According to the website Meaww Khadavi was "trained in complex skin treatment procedures like Botox, Juvaderm, and Advanced Laser Treatments, Dr. Khadavi also dubs himself an expert in 'most advanced medical and surgical treatments of skin cancer, including melanoma'. . . The accomplished dermatologist is also the founder of Advanced Skin and Hair, which designs products for hair loss, hormonal acne, and anti-aging solutions. With over 42,400 followers on Instagram, the celebrity physician is widely hailed for his work."