Heather Furnas, M.D.
Board-certified Plastic Surgeon
Meet Dr. Heather Furnas
Dr. Heather Furnas specializes in rejuvenating the aesthetic of men and women of all ages. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has been in practice for almost 30 years. She is the co-founder of Allegro MedSpa of Novato and is thrilled to be serving alongside her husband, Dr. Francisco Canales. Dr. Furnas has served as a Clinical Instructor in surgery at Harvard Medical School and is currently Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at Stanford University. Her overall goal is to provide the highest quality of care with the utmost integrity.
Skills and Specialities
A few of her most popular procedures include: mommy makeovers (including breast augmentation and tummy tucks) , eyelid lifts, facelifts, and labiaplasty/vaginal rejuvenation. At Allegro MedSpa, our experienced staff provides Botox, Juvederm, CoolSculpting, laser skin resurfacing, miraDry, tattoo removal, non-surgical vaginal tightening, laser hair removal and more.
Dr. Furnas was selected by her peers to serve as Visiting Plastic Surgery Professor by both The Aesthetic Society and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons. In that role she traveled across the country lecturing on her specialties and was also invited to lecture in England, Spain, Canada and Mexico. She received the Tiffany Award for best scientific paper at the annual Aesthetic Society meeting in 2016.
Education and Training
Dr. Furnas completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University and continued her education by attaining her master’s degree from Stanford as well. She then attended UCLA School of Medicine and after receiving her medical degree, she returned to Stanford University where she served her residency in plastic surgery.
Dr. Furnas is a ranking member of multiple professional associations, including:
- The California Society of Plastic Surgeons
- The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- The American Association of Plastic Surgeons
- The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Humanitarian Work and Hobbies
Dr. Furnas’ father has always been an inspiration to her, as he is a world-renowned plastic surgeon who traveled to many different countries to serve others in need. Today, Dr. Furnas upholds her father’s legacy by volunteering her services to the people of Peru, Honduras, Western Samoa, the Philippines, and El Salvador. When she is not helping others, Dr. Furnas enjoys spending time with her family, reading, writing, and painting.