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Brian Vassar Heil, MD

93.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 722 ratings

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About Brian Vassar Heil:

Dr. Brian Vassar Heil is a board certified plastic surgeon residing in Pennsylvania and is the founder of Premier Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, as well as Acqua Blu Medical Spa. Dr. Heil offers a wide range of services for his patients, including cosmetic surgery for the face, breast, and body, and reconstructive surgical procedures. Utilizing his knowledge and expertise, Dr. Heil will work towards helping his patients achieve results that suit their individual needs and enhance their natural beauty as well as their inner confidence.  

Dr. Heil earned his Medical Degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and graduated with distinction, being selected into the Cum Laude and Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. Afterwards, he completed a five year integrated residency training program at Thrombosis Research from the University Medical Center of Pittsburgh, which is one of the top plastic surgery training programs in the U.S. During his residency he trained in General Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and he completed a Fellowship in Micro Surgery.

Dr. Heil has authored and co-authored over 50 papers, abstracts, and presentations on topics related to plastic surgery and has presented at several 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, minimally invasive procedures, and medical spa management. Dr. Brian Heil has also 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.

Dr. Heil is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous medical affiliations, including the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Pittsburgh Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, and the Medical Spa Society. 

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

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Brian Vassar Heil, MD Reviews (398)

Mommy Makeover

Dr. Heil was very attentive to my needs/wants. He explained each procedure in great detail. He performed impeccable work! I am beyond pleased with my procedure.

Eyelid Surgery

The information was presented in a way I understood. Questions were answered with respect. I was not pressured to have other procedures performed. Staff was pleasant and upbeat.

Eyelid Surgery

everyone was really helpful and answered all questions.


Dr. Heil and his staff have done a number of procedures for me and I have always been BEYOND PLEASED. He listens fully to my requests / concerns and does everything possible to make sure I am satisfied with the procedure. He is more than willing to do revisions if perfect results are not achieved the first time. Dr. Heil runs a very caring and competent practice. I can’t imagine going anywhere else for my skin care needs.

Breast Augmentation

The team (from initial phone contact, PA, physician and consultant for procedural costs) was professional. My questions were answered. Time was taken to understand what I hope to gain from the procedure. The procedure (limits and options) was thoroughly explained. The cost of the procedure was broken down and time frame for surgery was also discussed.


Even though there were times of discomfort and pain, the over-all results are well worth it. Dr. Heil and his staff were extremely professional and kind.

Breast Reduction

The PA and Dr. Heil made me feel very comfortable. They provided clear information. I booked my surgery within 24 hours of my consultation.


Dr. Heil was very professional and courteous. He explained everything very well. He made me feel @ ease. The office staff were very professional and kind, also. The office atmosphere and facility were very calming and modern.

Breast Augmentation

The staff at Premier Plastic Surgery was very professional! Dr. was amazing with explaining everything in detail to me with every question I asked! They are very knowledgeable and explain everything about your surgery and will tell you what they think is right even though somebody else may do it a different way and cost less they tell you that this is the better option!

Tummy Tuck

Everyone is great at the office EVERYONE. Dr. Heil is awesome he did a great job. I'm very very satisfied with the outcome and I love my body. It gave me so much confidence. Thank you everyone.

Neck Lift

Excellent results. Courteous staff. Nearby home.

Panniculectomy Surgery

Dr. Heil explained in detail what the surgery will entail and how I would look afterwards.

Breast Reduction

Everyone from the front desk staff, PA, surgeon, office manager, etc. were absolutely amazing. They made me feel comfortable, listened to questions, treated me with respect. It was a great experience.

Eyelid Surgery

Being an established patient, I know that Dr. Heil and his staff will and have always been professional and personal. I have recommended others to his practice and they have experienced the same care and attention that I have. They are an awesome TEAM!!

Breast Reduction

Everyone there was so friendly. They accommodated me so easily. Everything was very easy to understand and they made the process simple.


I had two prior surgeries with Dr. Heil, and he was very thorough and professional.

Brow Lift

I feel like a totally new person. The surgery added youth and energy to my appearance. The care I received was excellent!


Dr. Heil and Zak are always very thorough with explaining the procedure and take the time to answer all of my questions. I went into the consult nervous, but left feeling excited and confident in the ability to achieve my desired results with Dr. Heil.

Hair Transplant

Everyone is very professional and the facility too is very professional looking! I am happy as I see new hair growth in areas that were bald!!

Breast Augmentation

The size was just what I was looking for and everyone was very helpful throughout the process.