Heather J. Furnas MD

Santa Rosa, CA, US
Heather J. Furnas MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Our mission is to add joy to our patients’ lives through genuine caring, generosity of spirit, and the quality of our work.

Practice Specialization

Dr. Furnas specializes in Aesthetic Surgery of the Face, Breast, and Body and offers Medical Spa Services

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Background

BS & MS - Stanford University
MD - UCLA Medical School
Plastic Surgery training at Stanford University

Teaching Appointments

Former Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
Sutter Hospital
Healdsburg Hospital

Society Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
California Society of Plastic Surgeons
California Medical Association
Sonoma County Medical Association

Offices Held

Past President of the Sonoma County Medical Association

Your Consultation

Virtual Consultation is available

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

Certified surgical suite and state-of-the-art technology

Skin Care Products


Payment Options


Contributed Blogs

  • Scars and the Art of Plastic Surgery

    A scar is nature’s thread, mending broken or cut skin with a waterproof closure. A skin cut initiates a complex inflammatory process designed to manufacture that thread. Like a skilled army, specialized cells lay down a clot to stop the bleeding, while wound-healing chemicals flow to the rescue. One of those chemicals is histamine. 

    Histamine stretches out a blood vessel like a stocking, opening up little holes to allow special healing cells to leak out. You might be familiar with a certain side effect: Histamine can make scars itch. 

  • The Helicopter Crash and the Plastic Surgeon

    When you’re looking for someone to do your plastic surgery, choose a board-certified plastic surgeon. 

    You’re probably thinking that articles about choosing a plastic surgeon make YOU bored-certified. 

    So scratch that, and let’s talk about a helicopter crash. 

    Several years ago I volunteered for a medical mission in Central America. I nearly backed out at the thought of leaving my two toddlers, but I was eager to help other mothers’ children, so I went.  

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Heather J. Furnas MD

4625 Quigg Drive, Santa Rosa,
CA, 95409, US

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