The Hurwitz Center Helped to Pioneer Post-bariatric Surgery
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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 center is well equipped to provide a full spectrum of patient care.
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.
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 three 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 recently opened Medi Spa, the Hurwitz Center for Rejuvenation. Mechelle joins, skin care specialists Molly O’tell and Jodi Wray to expedite and make more pleasant your recovery from major plastic operations through massage (including Endermologie, Lipomassage and Endermolift ), facials, Syneron Elos photo therapy and Radio-frequency therapy, electophysiological Therapy (Hyvamat),sequential pressure stocking therapy, and good old-fashion hand holding and counseling.
Mechelle Maloney, Patient Advocate
'Molly O'Tell, Medical Aesthetician
Jodi Wray, Medical Aesthetician
AAAASF Certified Operating Room
We are completing our third year in our outpatient operating room approved by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities, Inc. We have successfully provided cosmetic and reconstructive surgery under local anesthesia, conscious sedation, deep sedation and general 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. Otherwise many choose the privacy and convenience of our private clinic.
Dr. 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.
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, abdominoplasty, liposuction, facelift, and eyelid surgery.