North Central New Jersey Plastic Surgery

Welcome to the practice of Peter T. Hetzler, M.D., FACS. Dr. Hetzler is certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and has over twenty years of experience practicing aesthetic plastic and reconstructive surgery. He has made it his mission to provide each patient the most personal attention possible throughout the plastic surgery process.

Dr. Hetzler is widely known for his expertise in surgery of the breast, especially breast reconstruction following surgery for breast cancer.  He is a principal investigator in an ongoing clinical study for the shaped, silicone-filled breast implants for use in reconstruction and revision.   " Performing breast reconstruction has been my passion since I began my training in 1981. I feel truly honored that these inspiring women have chosen me to be part of their reconstructive process.   Breast cancer has also  touched me personally.  Three close  family members have been diagnosed with this disease."

Meet Dr. Hetzler

Peter T. Hetzler, MD, has distinguished himself as a top surgeon throughout his many years in practice. Certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1989, the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1991, and made Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 1992, Dr. Hetzler has published a number of articles on plastic surgery and given many presentations to conferences of peers.

He has been called a Top Cosmetic Doctor; and a Top Doctor in New Jersey by New Jersey Life Magazine and New Jersey Monthly Magazine.

Dr. Hetzler received his Bachelor of Science with distinction and honors from Stanford University in 1976, his MD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1981. He then completed his formal training in General Surgery (1981-1986) and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (1986-1988) at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Hetzler continued his comprehensive trainng in Plastic Surgery by completing an Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital in 1989. He retains hospital privileges at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, NJ Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ and the Shrewsbury Surgery Center in Shrewsbury, NJ. He was certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1989 and the American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1991.

Although Dr. Hetzler's resume is impressive, he considers the personal attention given to every patient the most important aspect of his practice. Your office visits will have a truly personal feel. His intimate facility has been designed with comfort in mind throughout. Consider the care and concern he and his staff provide in his office as emblematic of the way Dr. Hetzler will handle your procedure. He takes extra care to ensure your safety and satisfaction no matter which procedure you choose. Read more...

Our Patients

From the stately waiting room to the in-depth consultation process, we hope that our philosophy of concern for our patients above all else will encompass your entire experience. Dr. Hetzler surrounds himself with only the most sympathetic, experienced staff and takes pride in creating a comfortable environment. Contact Dr. Hetzler's Central New Jersey cosmetic surgery office for cosmetic treatment from a practice that will focus on you.