Dr. Dennis Jay Hurwitz MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Dennis Hurwitz is a plastic surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 44 years. Dr. Hurwitz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and one of 9 at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: Head & Neck

Clinical Interests: Reconstruction, Hair Restoraiton Surgery; Reconstructive Scalp Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1970 - 1972

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1972 - 1975

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 1975 - 1977

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Quill barbed sutures in body contouring surgery: a 6-year comparison with running absorbable braided sutures.
Hurwitz, D. J.,Reuben, B.

Enhanced recovery after body-contouring surgery: reducing surgical complication rates by optimizing nutrition.
Agha-Mohammadi, S., Hurwitz, D.J.

L-brachioplasty: an adaptable technique for moderate to severe excess skin and fat of the arms.
Hurwitz, D.J., Jerrod, K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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