Did You Know?
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.
Three Decades of Excellence
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.
“Your superior skills have enabled you to consistently improve the lives of patients and to exemplify high quality care.”Best Doctors Award
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.
- Breast Procedures Overview
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Lift
- Breast Reduction
- Transaxillary Breast Augmentation
- Breast Reconstruction
- Non-surgical Procedures Overview
- FotoFacial™ Skin Rejuvenation
- BOTOX® Cosmetic
- Med Spa
- Facial Procedures Overview
- Eyelid Surgery
- Chin Implant Surgery
- Cleft Lip and Palate Repair
Body Contouring Procedures
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!
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.
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.
“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