Dr. Brian Heil, MD

Dr. Brian Heil, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Brian Heil, MD is a plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE in 1996 and specializes in plastic & reconstructive surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.Read his story

1614 Washington Rd

Pittsburgh, PA 15241

Contact Information

(724) 933-1800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Adjacent Tissue Transfer
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more than 42% of peers
Cancer
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more than 27% of peers
Skin Cancer
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more than 24% of peers

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Dr. Heil's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Heil "Dr. Brian V. Heil founded Premier Plastic Surgery and Dermatologymore than 15 years ago right here in Pittsburgh. With a strong educational background and board certification, he has the knowledge and skills to help you best. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDDr. Heil graduated from Saint Vincent College Summa Cum Laude and received his Bachelors of Arts in Organic Chemistry and Bachelors of Science in Organismal Biology, while also pursuing passions in Applied Mathematics and Computer and Information Science. He received his Doctorate of Medicine Cum Laude (Alpha Omega Alpha) from the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. He then completed a five-year integrated residency training program in General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, as well as a fellowship in Micro Surgery and Thrombosis Research from the University Medical Center of Pittsburgh, one of the nation’s top plastic surgery training programs. CERTIFICATIONS AND SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP Doctor Heil completed the two-year board certification process through the American Board of Plastic Surgery in September 2002. He holds membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery(ASAPS), American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons, Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, Pittsburgh Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. He is an active member of the Medical Spa Society, the International Medical Spa Association, the Day Spa Association, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS Doctor Heil has been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, which was chosen by his peers and the Castle Connolly physician-led Research Team. Castle Connolly is America’s trusted source for identifying top doctors and partners with many national and regional magazines to prove information on top doctors for consumers. OTHER WORK Doctor Heil has authored or co-authored more than 50 papers, abstracts, and presentations on plastic surgery related topics and has presented at numerous national and regional plastic surgery meetings. He is certified as a Surgical Laser Specialist and serves as a national trainer on the use of state-of-the-art light and laser systems, cosmetic injectables (Botox & Fillers), minimally invasive procedures, and medical spa management. Doctor Heil founded Premier Plastic Surgery and Dermatology in 2001, which has grown to be one of the largest plastic surgery practices in Western Pennsylvania, with four offices covering two counties. Dr. Heil then expanded operations to create Acqua Blu Medical Spa and Skin Care Center, the embodiment of his fully integrated, multi-site, medical spa vision."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heil "Premier Plastic Surgery Pittsburgh, PA is dedicated to providing superior quality and uncompromised safety in cosmetic plastic surgery in an atmosphere of confidentiality and respect. We are committed to promoting education, enhancing beauty and individuality and excellence thru technical expertise and artistic judgment. Every member of our surgical and administrative team wants to help you gather the information you need to make the best possible decisions regarding your care so that you can achieve the look you’ve always wanted."

10  Specialties

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Hair Transplant Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Aging Face
  • Benign Tumor
  • Body Disproportion
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Cancer
  • Chemical Burn
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nose Injuries
  • Premature Aging
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spider Veins
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Wrinkles

42  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Procedure
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Follicular Unit Hair Transplant
  • Hair Removal
  • Hair Transplants
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laser Spider Vein Treatment
  • Liposuction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Neck Lift
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
  • Wrinkle Removal
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • St Vincent College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Heil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Member
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Member
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Member
  • International Medical Spa Association, Member
  • Medical Spa Society, Member
  • Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • Pittsburgh Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Bariatric Physician, Member
  • Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons, Member
  • the Day Spa Association, Member

Dr. Heil's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heil to family and friends
44 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Heil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I was interested in having rhinoplasty for 6+ years. I was very anxious and did a TON of research. I live in Maryland and went to multiple consultations prior to making my decision. I have a friend who had a procedure done by Dr. Heil and raves about him. When I met with him, his intelligence,...more
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I got rhinoplasty with Zak and Dr. Heil and was so scared things weren't going to go right. Zak reassured me that everything will be just fine. After surgery I couldn't of been happier with the results. It's exactly what I wanted and I had a quick recovery! I want to thank them both and the whole...more
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Dr. Heil was informative and positive during the process of consultation and surgery, not to mention the work he did. He was a great choice for me.
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I am a longtime patient of Dr Heil and have always been very satisfied with the treatment by all providers. I would highly recommend him to any member of my family and friends. He is truly an artist and exceptionally skilled in his field. He performed my breast lift and reduction and most recently...more
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I could not be more happy with my result for BA and Liposuction. Doctor Heil exceeded my expectations. He was kind, professional, and very understanding. I never felt rushed in the office. Thank you for everything you did for me. Looking forward to seeing Zak for my Botox treatment.
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