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Dr. Gusenoff Promoted to Professor of Plastic Surgery

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jeffrey A. Gusenoff on his promotion to the rank of Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. This well-deserved honor was conferred by the Provost, effective September 1, 2018. We thank Dr. Gusenoff for his significant contributions to the Department of Plastic Surgery, Pitt [...]

Dr. De La Cruz Honored by Ladies Hospital Aid Society

Dr. Carolyn De La Cruz was honored at the Ladies Hospital Aid Society annual fundraiser with the "trailblazer award" for her innovative work in promoting breast cancer awareness and improving the quality of life for cancer survivors undergoing breast reconstruction. In Addition to the wonderful recognition in the Pittsburgh region, she received $20,000 to [...]

Dr. Ernest Manders Awarded Title of “Professor Emeritus”

On June 27, 2018, the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh celebrated the advancement of Dr. Ernest K. Manders to the title of “Professor Emeritus.” This is a very prestigious title at the University. Not everyone who retires is honored with the degree of professor emeritus. This is a specific designation [...]

Dr. Grunwaldt is featured in article by ASPS

Dr. Grunwaldt was recently interviewed by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Photo Credit: American Society of Plastic Surgeons ""More and more men are coming to my office to have an open discussion about their insecurities," said Lorelei Grunwaldt, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Pittsburgh. "When I explain the wide range of surgeries [...]

2018 Annual Meeting of the Robert H. Ivy Pennsylvania Society of Plastic Surgeons

The Pitt Plastic Surgery Department had a strong presence at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Robert H. Ivy Pennsylvania Society of Plastic Surgeons, We are delighted to announce that Pitt has once again had an incredible showing at the annual event - with a total of 14 podium presentations, an additional 20 posters [...]

Dr. Joseph Losee has been elected as the Chair of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

"The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) has selected UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh’s Dr. Joseph E. Losee as its new chair. “This is a key leadership position in the field of plastic surgery, responsible for setting and maintaining the high standards of board certification in plastic surgery that has earned the public [...]

Plastic Surgery Department Has 8 Doctors in Pittsburgh Magazine’s “Best Doctors in 2017” List

The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Plastic Surgery had 8 faculty members listed in the Pittsburgh Magazine's "Best Doctors in2017". The faculty members that made this year's list are: J. Peter Rubin, MD (Chairman) Joseph e. Losee, MD (Vice Chair) James M. Russavage, DMD, MD Carolyn De La Cruz, MD Kenneth C. Shestak, MD [...]

2018 Spring Alumni Newsletter

ALUMNI NEWSLETTER SPRING 2018 Greetings from the DEPARTMENT OF PLASTIC SURGERY at the University of Pittsburgh! WE ARE GETTING EXCITED ABOUT SEEING MANY OF YOU AT THE 3rd Futrell Society of PITT Plastic Surgery Alumni Educational Symposium on Saturday, June 16th from 8:30AM to 4:00PM at the University Club, Pittsburgh. Click here to find [...]

Dr. Lorelei Grunwaldt reattaches 12-year old’s severed arm

Several media outlets, including the Washington Times, have reported on Dr Grunwaldt's heroic effort: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Clarion County boy whose arm was reattached to receive award CBS Pittsburgh - Boy Continues to improve following surgery to have arm reattached Washington times - 12-year old's arm reattached, recovery takes years