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Dr. Hurwitz  has been recognized as one of America's Top Physicians for specialist referrals and is also the Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. 

Dedicated To Patient Satisfaction

Since 1977, Dr. Dennis Hurwitz, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has devoted his career to facial plastic and body contouring surgery. For decades, patients have turned to Dr. Hurwitz to help them refine and rejuvenate their appearance through cosmetic surgery. After a distinguished career in full-time academic plastic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery Hurwitz founded in 1999 the Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery. Exquisitely remodeled facility, the Center offers a state of the art plastic surgery clinic, ambulatory operating room, and medical spa within 7,000 square feet at the top fourth and fifth floors in the Forbes Allies Center, 3109 Forbes Avenue, Oakland, Pittsburgh.

Recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

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Experience The Distinction

Unparalleled Skill & Performance

Professor Hurwitz's scientific and technical advances are regularly published in outstanding peer-reviewed journals, culminating in the 2016 publication of Comprehensive Body Contouring by Springer.com. Patients from all walks of life seek out Dr. Hurwitz for his unparalleled skill in performing facelifts, body contouring, breast augmentation, and other complex procedures. As Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, he assisted in the training of over 130 skilled plastic surgeons. Most recently Dr. Hurwitz was honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Your superior skills have enabled you to consistently improve the lives of patients and to exemplify high-quality care.*

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Exceptionally Skilled in Body Contouring

Body contouring requires a plastic surgeon to determine which combination of procedures will be most effective at enhancing the body. Dr. Hurwitz practices primarily in Pittsburgh, but also has offices in Beverly Hills, and Sao Paulo to serve patients worldwide. He is not only fluent in existing procedures and techniques, but he also a recognized plastic surgery innovator. Dr. Hurwitz has been a long time leader in developing techniques that deliver improved outcomes with reduced risk.*

He created the Total Body Lift, a procedure in which multiple techniques, including abdominoplasty, liposuction, breast lift, thighplasty, and brachioplasty are combined and customized to treat the entire body in as few stages as safely possible. This extraordinary development ushered in a new era in body contouring surgery, forever raising the bar of excellence for surgeons worldwide. Dr. Hurwitz has helped thousands of patients reshape their bodies in a way that many believed impossible. By opening remote offices, Dr. Hurwitz can transform even more lives through his revolutionary vision for body contouring surgery.

Featured Procedures

Visit Our Online Store

Visit our online store to purchase products, Latisse, post-surgical garments, and scar creams/treatments. We offer the top skin care lines including: Neova, Skin Better, Skin Medica, and Dermesse. 

Neova products deliver complete, nonstop, optimized solutions revolutionizing the way you care for your skin. Thanks to intelligent DNA CoFactor technology, below the skin surface, Neova's patented formulas deploy a forceful blend of DNA repair enzymes, copper peptides and antioxidants to restrict and control radical skin activity. 
Skin Better measurable benefits and treat you to a sumptuous and pampering sensorial experience. The science inside each bottle is developed with a single goal: to deliver radiant, youthful skin that reflects the beauty of science.
Skin Medica offers rejuvenating, hydrating, and protecting factors in their line. As well as TNS (Tissue Nutrient Solution), which is a topical growth factor that minimizes the appearance of fine lines and skin discoloration. 
Dermesse products include anti-aging and acne treatments. The skin care products work at a cellular level to help correct and improve skin conditions and skin texture. *

We also offer our post-surgical garments online, which include surgical bras, abdominal binders, compression sleeves, and lower body girdle. 

Various scar creams and treatments are available including, BioCorneum and Embrace Scar Therapy.

Dr. Hurwitz In The Media

Dr. Hurwitz was recently interviewed as a featured Plastic Surgeon by Principle Broadcasting. Click here to download and listen. 

The Total Body Lift – Dennis Hurwitz, M.D.

The Total Body Lift, a book by Dr. Dennis Hurwitz, is an introspective report that details plastic surgery as experienced by eight actual patients. The book describes his signature Total Body Lift surgery in detail, both from the surgeon’s perspective and his that of his patients. For the most insightful review of this exciting surgery, order your own copy here, today!

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The Chase for Beauty – Robert Mendelson

In 2005, Robert Mendelson approached Dr. Hurwitz. Mendelson wanted to write a book on Dr. Hurwitz’s remarkable experiences. Dr. Hurwitz agreed, and Mendelson conducted about 100 interviews over the next 18 months. The resulting book, The Chase for Beauty, is a harrowing tale of murder, love, and medicine. According to Mendelson, the book is "about faith, about perseverance, about achievements, about relationships, and above all about one man's struggle to triumph over a devastating fate." It is available from Amazon.com.

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Patient Testimonial

Actual patients of Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery describe the procedures they received from Dr. Dennis Hurwitz. Our patients describe a wide variety of benefits, from having a more proportionate shape to increased self-confidence. Our patient testimonials are a mark of Dr. Hurwitz's expertise and patient-centric demeanor. Dr. Hurwitz has helped patients feel better about their appearance with breast, body, and face procedures since 1977.*

*Note: There is no guarantee of specific results. Results can vary for each individual.
 

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Comprehensive Plastic Surgery: Theory and Practice

As per publisher Springer.com, the book Comprehensive Plastic Surgery: Theory and Practice is "This up-to-date discourse on body contouring surgery is based on the experience of a plastic surgeon who is renowned as an innovator and repeatedly reports excellent results...The emphasis is on technique, which is precisely described and filmed, and the videos are full length...Standardized images and analysis of evaluations and reported complications support the conclusions.

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I honestly never thought of myself as a serious candidate for elective surgery ... but I’m already feeling and looking so much better.* Jill's Story

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Pittsburgh (Main) Office

3109 Forbes Ave
Ste 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

All Hours Directions (412) 802-6100

Pittsburgh (Main) Office

3109 Forbes Ave
Ste 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

All Hours Directions (412) 802-6100