Plastic Surgeon Pittsburgh - About Dr. Brian V Heil MD

Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Plastic Surgeon PittsburghDr. Heil* graduated from Saint Vincent College(Summa Cum Laude) and received his Bachelor of Arts, Organic Chemistry and a Bachelor of Science, Organismal Biology, while also pursuing passions in Applied Mathematics and Computer and Information Science. He received his Doctorate of Medicine (Cum Laude and 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 country’s top plastic surgery training programs). 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, and the Day Spa Association, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Doctor Heil has been selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, reflective of his being considered by his peers and the Castle Connolly physician-led Research Team, as among the top 10% of Doctors in his region in Plastic Surgery. 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.

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 largest Plastic Surgery Practice in Western Pennsylvania, with four offices in 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.

Zakery Austin Koban, MPAS, PA-C

Plastic Surgeon PittsburghZakery Koban, MPAS, PA-C is a Board Certified Physician Assistant specially trained in a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures. With his aesthetic and clinical expertise, he serves both Premier Plastic Surgery and Acqua Blu Medical Spa patients. His skill, with precise technique and thorough knowledge, has gained the respect of patients, staff and others in the community.

He is both NCCPA Board Certified and Pennsylvania State licensed. After earning his B.S. in Health Sciences from Saint Francis University, Zakery received his masters in Physician Assistant Sciences, which he graduated Summa Cum Laude and named a Congressional Nomination Recipient. He has a great deal of patient experience and a broad medical background. Zakery has sub-surgical specialty training in general, orthopedic, vascular, neurosurgery and plastic surgery.

Zakery’s areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, surgical procedures of the breast, face and body, ablative laser and other light-based treatments for skin rejuvenation, general skin care services and product knowledge for problems such as aging skin. Zakery performs many types of non-surgical procedures including BOTOX Cosmetic, Dysport and injectable filler treatments, and is known for beautifully natural results that delight his patients. Zakery’s artistry, wealth of aesthetic knowledge, and focus on achieving his clients’ cosmetic goals has made him highly sought after in the aesthetic field. Zakery remains committed to the education and development of future Physician Assistants by acting as a preceptor for physician assistant students. His philosophy mirrors the vision of Premier Plastic Surgery: “Aging should be beautiful.”

Zakery is originally from Edensburg, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Allegheny County. He spends his leisurely time outdoors, exercising and enjoying many athletic sports.

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