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David W. Low, MD

David W. Low, MD Surgeon

Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Low is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. David W. Low

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2007 through 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2013-2014

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Plastic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Plastic Surgery, 1991

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Aesthetics
  • Aging Skin Treatment
  • Ankle Liposuction
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)
  • Body Lift
  • Body Liposuction
  • BOTOX® Injection for Frown Lines
  • BOTOX® Injection for Wrinkles
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Enlargement (Augmentation)
  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Lift Surgery (Mastopexy)
  • Breast Liposuction
  • Breast Reconstruction with Implants
  • Breast Reconstruction with Tissue
  • Brow Lift
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Buttock Lift
  • Buttocks Liposuction
  • Cheek Contouring Surgery
  • Cheek Liposuction (Malar)
  • Chin Liposuction
  • Cleft Lip Repair
  • Cleft Palate Repair
  • Coronal Incision Brow Lift
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Crow's Feet
  • Dermabrasion for Acne Scars
  • Dermabrasion for Wrinkles
  • Dermal Fat Grafting for Wrinkles
  • Dermal Fat Grafting Lip Augmentation
  • Deviated Septum (Septoplasty) Surgery
  • Drooping Eyelid (Ptosis)
  • Ear and Temporal Bone Cancer
  • Ear Pinning Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Endoscopic Breast Augmentation
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Endoscopic Forehead Lift
  • Eye Lift
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Facial Fat Grafting
  • Facial Fat Injection
  • Facial Lesions
  • Facial Nerve Rejuvenation
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Skin Lesion Removal
  • Fat Grafting
  • Head and Neck Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Head Lesions
  • Head Reconstruction
  • Hip and Lower Extremities Liposuction
  • Inverted Nipple Surgery
  • Knee Liposuction
  • Laser Face Lift Surgery (Rhytidectomy)
  • Laser Therapy for Benign Skin Tumors
  • Limb Reconstruction
  • Lip Reduction Surgery (Cheiloplasty)
  • Love Handles Liposuction
  • Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia)
  • Malignant Melanoma
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Mole Check
  • Mole Removal
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Lesions
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Neck Reconstruction
  • Nerve Repair
  • Non-Cosmetic Breast Surgery
  • Nose Reconstruction Surgery
  • Nose Surgery - Cosmetic
  • Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Pediatric Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pigmented Lesion Removal
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Port Wine Stains Laser Therapy
  • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Removal of Skin Growths
  • Rhinoplasty With SMR Breathing
  • Saggy Upper Arm
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cysts, Lumps and Bumps
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Spider Veins Laser Treatment
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Abdomen Liposuction
  • Telangiectasia (Spider Veins)
  • Thighs and Knees Liposuction
  • Tissue Flap Replacement Surgery
  • Tissue Grafts
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
  • Vascular Lesions Laser Treatment
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Wound Complications
  • Wrinkles - Laser

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Plastic Surgery

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 1st Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Plastic Surgery, National American Association of Plastic Surgeons, National American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, National American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, National American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, National American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, National American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation, International American Society of Plastic Surgeons, National Association of Medical Illustrators, National Federation of Cleft Palate Clinics of Pennsylvania, Local Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Local The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local The Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Low is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

14th Floor, South Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2040
Fax: (215) 349-5895
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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