All Press Releases for October 10, 2017

Dennis Jay Hurwitz, MD, FACS, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Hurwitz has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the healthcare industry

He has helped thousands of patients redefine their image and improve self esteem.

    PITTSBURGH, PA, October 10, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dennis Jay Hurwitz, MD, FACS, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Hurwitz celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A well sought-after plastic surgeon, Dr. Hurwitz has more than 39 years of experience in all areas of plastic and aesthetic surgery. As the owner of The Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery since 1984, which is located in Pittsburgh, PA, he has helped thousands of patients redefine their image and improve self esteem. One of the most respected practitioners in his field, he repeatedly innovated some of the safest and most effective surgical advancements and techniques in body contouring and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Hurwitz is best known for developing innovative techniques in obesity surgery, known as the total body lift for massive weight loss patients. He has also been recognized for his work with cleft-lip and cleft palate patients. The former medical director of the University of Pittsburg Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Center, he had the largest active practice of patients in the region. His work with cleft gave him the skills that he applies today in his practice in all areas of facial and body redesign. Dr. Hurwitz is a clinical professor of plastic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, where he taught both medical students as well as peers in plastic surgery. He has lectured across the nation and around the world.

Obtaining his medical degree at the University of Maryland in 1970, Dr. Hurwitz then spent two years in the U.S. Army, ending his tenure as a captain. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. He is also the former president of several other medical organizations, including the Allegheny County Medical Society.

Dr. Hurwitz has authored over 180 articles and book chapters relative to his work on various topics, including facelift, lipoaugmentation, body contouring and total body lift, ultrasonic liposuction, and more. He has consistently received a Top Doctor's Award by Castle Connolly Guide between 2001 and 2017, has been named to America's Top Doctors, and has been highlighted in the 65th edition of Who's Who in America. Married to Linda F. Furst since 1969, Dr. Hurwitz has two children, Jeffrey and Julia. For more information, visit

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dennis Jay Hurwitz, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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