Dr. Dennis Hurwitz

Plastic Surgery
Pittsburgh, PA
51 years experience

Locations

Office

Pittsburgh, PA

Address

3109 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
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About

Bio

Dennis J. Hurwitz, MD, FACS, is Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, and the director of the Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery. He was the first director the Craniofacial Surgery program in 1978 and of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Center in 1996 at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Hurwitz is a Clinical Editor of the Aesthetic Surgery Journal , and section editor for Body Contouring Surgery for the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal and a frequent reviewer of major plastic surgery journals. He has authored over 160 scientific papers and book chapters as well as the Total Body Lift for patient education in 2005. Over the past twelve years, Dr. Hurwitz has focused on body contouring surgery, most notably after massive weight loss. He conceived Total Body Lift surgery and has initiated new or modified existing operations such as the L Brachioplasty, Spiral Thighplasty, Boomerang correction of Gynecomastia, the J Torsoplasty and Spiral Flap reshaping of the breasts.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Hurwitz
51 years experience Plastic Surgery
No cure: Acne can be reduced with proper treatments.
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Hurwitz
51 years experience Plastic Surgery
Enlarging breasts: Breast implants are available by volume in cubic centimeters. The average size varies around the country by is about 300 cc.'s, which will increas you ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Hurwitz
51 years experience Plastic Surgery
Breast enhancement: Mastopexy is the surgical reshaping of the breaswts with raising the nipple. Usually a breast implant is added to maximize breast projection.
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hurwitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hurwitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Feb 22, 2016
DR DENNIS HURWITZ DID A TERRIBLE TUMMY TUCK > DON'T RECOMMEND

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1970MD
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