A graduate of the State University of New York, Buffalo Medical School, Dr. Horowitz went on to complete an internship at Boston University and his general surgery residency at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. His extensive plastic surgery training was completed at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Horowitz is board certified by the American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous local and national medical organizations including the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the Los Angeles, Orange County and California Medical Associations. In addition, he is a clinical instructor of surgery at the USC School of Medicine.
He has performed thousands of cosmetic surgery procedures including breast enhancement, reduction and lift, face lift, forehead lift, upper and lower eyelid surgery, laser skin resurfacing, chemical peel, nose reshaping and reconstruction liposuction and tummy tuck.
His hospital affiliations throughout Long Beach and Orange County include Memorial Medical Center of Long Beach, Long Beach Community Medical Center, St. Mary's Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, Hoag Memorial Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital. He is a member of the Cleft Palate Team at the Children's Hospital of Memorial Medical Center performing reconstructive surgery on children unfortunate to have been born with cleft lips or other birth defects.
Dr Horowitz has contributed to several published articles in local and national medical journals and literature and has presented topics in plastic and reconstructive surgery to fellow physicians at the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons annual meetings. Recently he was listed in The Best Doctors in America; Pacific Region, 1996-1997, a book published by Woodward/White, a South Carolina based research firm who asked thousands of fellow physicians in the Pacific Region which specialists they would feel comfortable sending a friend or loved one to for medical care. He has also been included in the 26th edition of the Who's Who in the West.
In addition to his busy cosmetic practice, Dr. Horowitz has established a large physician referral network for complex and difficult reconstructive cases.
Dr. Horowitz's goal is to help patients enhance their self esteem through surgery, whether it's cosmetic or reconstructive. His compassion and concern is evident in the way he communicates with his patients. From the initial visit, through surgery and throughout the entire post-operative period, Dr. Horowitz is dedicated to giving his patients the best care possible and helping them achieve their goals towards self improvement.