The Hurwitz Center Helped to Pioneer Post-bariatric Surgery

There are many reasons to choose the Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery, Pittsburgh for your cosmetic surgery needs. The reasons start with Dr. Hurwitz and go on with the services provided by his dedicated and experienced staff in a beautifully appointed clinic, certified operating room and complimentary medical spa. Dr. Hurwitz is renowned for facial and body contouring surgery. As the host surgeon for the Pittsburgh certified Lifestyle Lift Center, Dr. Hurwitz performs over 12 facelifts each month, imparting an unparalleled expertise to all his patients.*


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 30 years. He is highly respected by his thousands of patients, and is frequently consulted by other physicians. For 13 consecutive years, he has been recognized as a top plastic surgeon in the Castle Connolly guide to medical specialists. Dr. Hurwitz is also a pioneer of post-Bariatric surgery care in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area.

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Dr. Dennis Hurwitz is able to provide the most advanced plastic surgery treatments by combining his experience and artistic vision with state-of-the-art techniques and technology. Dr. Hurwitz is world renowned for his work in body contouring surgery after weight loss and pregnancy. He has also been recognized for the natural-looking face lift results he provides patients. Our plastic surgery office is well equipped to provide a full spectrum of patient care.*

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Academic and Organizational Achievement

Dr. Hurwitz has been annually reappointed Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School for his excellence in teaching and clinical research, especially in the areas of  Facial, post- bariatric surgery and cleft palate/lip repair. A respected Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania surgeon, Dr. Hurwitz has also been elected president of many professional organizations.


The Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery is staffed with experienced physician and medical assistants, surgical coordinators, managers, and medical aestheticians devoted to cheerfully provide you with support and care of the highest quality. Learning from Dr. Hurwitz and servicing his patients are senior residents in Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Sarah Hall PA-C, is his skilled physician assistant of over twelve years, who ably assists him in surgery, injects fillers and directs our highly successful pre surgical weight loss program of a 500 calorie diet with daily injection of HCG (Human Choriogonadatrophin hormone). Prior Total Body Lift patient and nurse’s aid, Mechelle Maloney is our patient advocate, providing preoperative counseling, special arrangements and post operative care. All patients the will be prepared, pampered and treated postoperatively in our Med Spa, the Hurwitz Center for Rejuvenation. Mechelle joins, skin care specialists Molly O’tell, Mandie Waltenbaugh, and Allina Stites to expedite and make more pleasant your recovery from major plastic operations through massage (including VASER Shape, Hivamat Therapy, and MedEx Red Light Therapy ), facials, InMode Lumecca photo therapy and Radio-frequency therapy, and good old-fashion hand holding and counseling.

AAAASF Certified Operating Room

We are completing our tenth year in our outpatient operating room approved by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities, Inc. We have successfully provided minor cosmetic and reconstructive surgery under local anesthesia followed by rapid recovery and discharge to home or nearby hotels for hundreds of our patients. We still offer admission to at Magee-Women’s Hospital, for those who need overnight stay or prefer or need hospital care.  

The Hurwitz Center operating roomDr. Dennis Hurwitz and his physician assistant Sarah Hall are in the new operating room surrounded by views of the South Side of Pittsburgh across the Monongahela River.

Central Metro Pittsburgh Location

The Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery is easily reached by highway from any direction, as it is located at the entrance of Oakland by the University of Pittsburgh at the intersection of Forbes and Boulevard of the Allies. For those flying in through Pittsburgh International Airport, we will arrange a complimentary limousine pick up. We have several nearby hotel locations that service our patients, preferring The Hampton Inn and the Hilton Gardens within blocks of the office and Maggee-Womens Hospital. The rooms are handicap accessible and equipped with microwaves and refrigerators. For longer stays the Ronald McDonald house offers inexpensive post hospital housing. Dr. Hurwitz or one of his associates will visit you daily. Nursing aids are available around the clock. We have an advanced nutritional and postoperative care program for all our body lift patients.

Waterfront Surgery Center

We are proud to offer our surgical services that require general anesthesia or conscious sedation at the Waterfront Surgery Center in Homestead, PA. The Waterfront Surgery Center is dedicated to the health and well-being of our patients through state-of-the-art technology and compassionate care.

For more information about our cosmetic surgery practice and services such as post- bariatric surgery, contact the Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania today!

Also, learn about our most popular services, such as, body lift (often a post- bariatric surgery procedure), breast augmentation, breast liftabdominoplasty, liposuction, facelift, Brazilian butt lift, and eyelid surgery. In addition, we offer non-surgical rejuvenation including dermal fillers and AcuPulse™ skin resurfacing. Dr. Hurwitz also offers advanced FemTouch™vaginal rejuvenation, a nonsurgical treatment with no downtime. For men struggling with hair loss, Dr. Hurwitz now offers NeoGraft® hair restoration surgery.

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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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3109 Forbes Ave
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Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Pittsburgh (Main) Office

3109 Forbes Ave
Ste 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

More Info Directions (412) 802-6100