Dr. Heather Furnas – Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Meet Dr. Furnas

Dr. Heather Furnas is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in surgical and nonsurgical procedures for the face, breasts, and body in Novato, CA. She is the co-founder of Plastic Surgery Associates of Novato and has been in practice for over 20 years. With such extensive experience, she has earned quite the reputation for being one of the best plastic surgeons in Northern California. She utilizes modern tools and techniques to create natural-looking results that complement a patient's existing curves. She has a great passion for helping men and women achieve their desired goals so they can feel confident inside and out.



Skills and Specialties

With over two decades of experience, Dr. Furnas has a wealth of industry knowledge and specialty training in simple and comprehensive procedures for the face, breasts, and body. She is known for her courteous and welcoming bedside manner in addition to her expertise in vaginal rejuvenation and women's health. She performs a variety of plastic surgeries, including breast augmentation, nipple correction, labiaplasty, fat transfers, liposuction, and mommy makeovers.


Education and Training

Dr. Furnas is a gifted plastic surgeon who completed her undergraduate and graduate education at Stanford University. After receiving her master's, she continued her education at UCLA School of Medicine where she attained her medical degree. From there, she returned to Stanford University to serve her residency in plastic surgery.



Professional Memberships

Dr. Furnas is proud to be a member of the following professional societies:

  • The California Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Publications and Leadership

Dr. Furnas is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, where she enjoys working. She lectures internationally and publishes in leading plastic surgery journals on topics, including vaginal rejuvenation. She was awarded the prestigious ASAPS Tiffany Award in 2017 for best scientific paper on "Why Women Choose Labiaplasty." She also served as a guest editor for the specialty's most prestigious and widely read journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, for a series of articles on women in plastic surgery. The series received a national journalism Ozzie Honorable Mention Award in 2017.

Humanitarian and Hobbies

Dr. Furnas's love and passion for plastic surgery stemmed from the beautiful example of her father, a renowned plastic surgeon who volunteered with the East African Flying Doctors. Over the span of her career, she has visited Peru, Honduras, Western Samoa, the Philippines, and El Salvador to help children with cosmetic birth defects. However, her greatest joy is spending time with her family. In her spare time, she loves painting, reading, and writing.



"I look Like your Wish Pics! - It has now been 19 years since my breast augmentation and I wanted to give a review to this incredible pair of Doctors - Dr. Furnas and Dr. Canales. My breasts look like the “wish pics” on this site for so many other women. I simply love them and have gotten scores of compliments on how good they look. Judge for yourself. Their work is impeccable. If I ever had them replaced with silicone, (th..."



"31 Y/O- 5ft 4'- 130lbs- 400cc- 1child - Dr. Furnas is professional and attentive to meet you needs."



"58 - Dr. Furnas is a very talented and professional surgeon!"



"22 Year Old with an Elongated, Uncomfortable Labia - Dr. Furnas is an amazing surgeon. Before surgery I was pretty nervous because this was my very first surgery, but she came in with a bright smile on her face and made me feel very comfortable. She is a very sweet lady and a brilliant surgeon! Highly recommended you go see her."



"Labiaplasty changed my life - Dr. Furnas' labiaplasty changed my life. I never thought I'd feel confident sexually, and now I do. The entire staff is sweet, welcoming, and accommodating. I couldn't have asked for a better surgeon."



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