Dennis J. Hurwitz, M.D., FACS
Background & Specialties
There are many reasons to choose Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery for your cosmetic surgery needs. Dr. Dennis Hurwitz is renowned not only for performing facial surgery and breast surgery refinements, but also for post- bariatric surgery body contouring procedures including total body lift. Located in Pennsylvania, the Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery has helped thousands of people refine their appearances.
Experience. Dr. Hurwitz is the Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, and is the former director of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center. He has been in private practice at University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers and Children's Hospital for over 13 years. He is highly respected by his thousands of patients, and is frequently consulted by other physicians. Recently, he was recognized in the Castle Connolly guide to medical specialists. Dr. Hurwitz is also a pioneer of post- bariatric surgery care in the Pennsylvania area.
Academic and Organizational Achievement. Dr. Hurwitz has been annually reappointed Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School for his excellence in teaching and clinical research, especially in the areas of post- bariatric surgery and cleft palate/lip repair. A respected Pennsylvania surgeon, Dr. Hurwitz has also been elected president of many professional organizations.
Team Work. The Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery is staffed with nurses, administrators, and an aesthetician devoted to the care of plastic surgery patients. Along with the operating room team at Magee Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital, they work to cheerfully provide you with superb support and care.
Dr. Dennis Hurwitz is the Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and is the former director of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center in Pennsylvania.
His devotion to his craft has led him to become not only a valued practitioner and innovator in medicine, but also a great teacher. He has lectured extensively in Pittsburgh and throughout the nation, on an impressive range of plastic surgery and obesity surgery subjects including the innovative total body lift. In Pennsylvania, he has taught both medical students and peers in plastic surgery and obesity surgery, and has published over 90 articles on procedures such as facelift, lipoaugmentation, body contouring and total body lift, ultrasonic liposuction, reconstructive surgery, and vascular malformations.
Publications and Presentations
With offices in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Dennis Hurwitz is a respected member of the plastic surgery community. Combined with his vast knowledge and experience, his amiable personality has made him a favorite resource of the media. He has been featured in People magazine, and television’s Inside Edition and The Montel Williams Show, among others.
The Discovery Health Channel will soon feature the story of a woman’s dramatic struggle with obesity. Dr. Hurwitz was chosen to perform a total body lift for Susan Stephens in order to complete her lifestyle renewal and remove the redundant tissue left behind from gastric bypass surgery. The television program, scheduled to air June 8 and 11, captures Susan’s amazing transformation at the able hands of Dr. Hurwitz.
While Dr. Hurwitz is no stranger to the media, the Hurwitz Center staff, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is excited to see his plastic surgery work featured in recent issues of USA Today and Consumer’s Digest! Take a look at these and other articles in which Dr. Hurwitz has been featured and served as a reference.