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Dr. James Fernau, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1000 Cliffmine Rd , Pittsburgh, PA




5 Reviews

About me

Dr. James Fernau, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Unitersity Of Utah, School Of Medicine medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with medical facilities Heritage Valley Sewickley and Trinity Health East. He is accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fernau to book an appointment.

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Patient’s experience of staff, facilities and outcome


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Patients have reviewed this doctor consistently positive about their staff, their facilities and/or are happy with their results.

What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

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Very low scores can indicate that this doctor may have evidence of board actions or malpractice or is less likely to be board certified.



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What a lower score can indicate (<55%):

A very low score can mean that patients are not recommending this doctor, but more commonly people don’t recommend means that they fail to report this in their reviews.



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Dr. James Fernau, MD - Reviews

MT – Feb 13, 2020


Dr. Fernau has treated me multiple times over the past several years and have always been impressed with the professionalism of his team and his ability to “sculpt” my face. I am 56, and people assume I am at least 15 years younger than I am! We highly recommend Dr. Fernau and his competent team of...Read More

Feb 10, 2020


I was so pleased with the results of my filler treatment.

Sue Magoo – Oct 10, 2019


I was very nervous about having any type of surgery let alone plastic surgery(breast reductions). I researched many doctors and had 3 consults. I am so very pleased with my results and with the entire process. Dr. Fernau was amazing. He explained everything and took the time to answer my...Read More

3 19 Feb 14, 2019


Horrible doctor.He did a Brazilian butt lift on my sister and she died the next day.

3 Laura in Pittsburgh, PA – Mar 18, 2018


From the first consultation, Dr. Fernau and his staff were beyond welcoming and helpful. He made me feel like I was his only patient. He seemed genuinely excited about my procedure and getting me the results that I wanted. He's a perfectionist and won't settle for less than perfect results. He...Read More