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Dr. Drew Schnitt

Empowering Transformations

Drew Schnitt, MD is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery with advanced specialty fellowship training in craniofacial and cosmetic surgery at the Australian Craniofacial Unit in Adelaide, Australia, Lennox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, and Operation Smile in Virginia.

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About Dr. Drew Schnitt

Dr. Schnitt completed medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School and went on to Louisiana State University for his general surgery training and The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for plastic surgery. After fellowship training, Dr. Schnitt settled in South Florida where he has been practicing for the past 21 years. Dr. Schnitt lectures nationally and internationally and continues to donate his surgical expertise throughout the world to those less fortunate. Dr. Schnitt finds his volunteer work on children with ailments such as cleft lip, cleft palate, craniofacial issues, and burns extremely rewarding.

Dr. Schnitt enjoys teaching and has been faculty for the Cleveland Clinic Florida Plastic Surgery Residency and Nova Southeastern University Pedodontic Residency Programs, several Physicians Assistant, Medical Assistant, and Medical schools over the years. Dr. Schnitt oversees Inspire Aesthetics in Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale Florida where he performs cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body for a wide variety of patients including the transgender population.

Skills & Specialties

Dr. Schnitt is a perfectionist and pays attention to every detail. He has extensive experience with aesthetic surgery procedures and has a long history of performing implant and tissue-based reconstructive breast surgery and performs multiple types of microsurgical free flaps, including Free TRAM DIEP flaps, and many other types of free tissue transfers. Dr. Schnitt also has extensive experience with pedicle-based flaps. He has a genuine concern for the safety and well-being of his patients and works to provide the best possible outcome. Dr. Schnitt’s work on children and complex deformities in pediatric and adult reconstructive surgery adds perspective and a critical skill set enhancing his cosmetic surgery outcomes.

Education & Training

Dr. Schnitt earned his Medical Degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School of The Medical College of Hampton Road. His post-medical school training included internships at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA, and a residency at LSU Health Services Center, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, OK, and cosmetic training at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY. He also completed a craniofacial and pediatric fellowship at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide, Australia and a pediatric and cleft lip and palate surgery fellowship with Operation Smile in Virginia Beach, VA

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Craniofacial Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Cleft Palate Association
  • Florida Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association
  • International Society of Craniofacial Surgeons
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Awards & Recognitions

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2024)
  • On-Time Doctor Award (2019)
  • Honored by Vitals
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals (2019)
  • Honored by The American Registry
  • Top Doctors (2019)
  • The Area’s Best Doctors, As Chosen By Their Peers
  • Humanitarian Award (2017)
  • Honored by LifeNet Health
  • The Stephen Pratt Award for Excellence in Plastic Surgery (2012)
  • Honored by Operation Smile
  • America’s Most Honored Doctor’s (2020)
  • Honored by The American Registry

Why Our Patients Love Us

Let me start off by saying I have had multiple procedures done by 3 doctors at Inspire (all very happy with) and the latest being a rhino with Dr. Schnitt who is truly one of a kind in all aspects of the medical field. I was completely blown away in satisfaction by the multiple things Dr. Schnitt had done during my procedure and recovery... that is above and beyond the norm for surgeons. the attention to detail, the genuine care to make sure the final result is perfect and who proved to me his reputation for his sympathetic bedside manner... the man actually drove to the office on Father’s day... on a Sunday night... from another city to help my recovery become more comfortable/less painful for me (completely for my benefit only). A surgeon who spent an additional 4 hours added to my surgery time so I would achieve the nose I really wanted. Trust Dr. Schnitt with your face!

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Direct quotes from patient reviews:

  • “All I have to say for Dr. Drew is thank you for giving me my confidence back, your work is amazing.”
  • “Choosing Dr. Drew as my surgeon was the best decision and I have zero regrets.”
  • “Dr. Drew is super chill and very talented.”
  • “If you request for Dr. Drew you won’t be disappointed.”
  • “Dr. Drew is so kind, professional and performed the best transformation on my son.”
  • “Five stars simply aren’t enough for Dr. Drew and his staff.”
  • “Dr. Drew and his staff were incredible to work with.”
  • “Dr. Drew performed my procedure and did an absolutely wonderful job.”
  • “I got ftm top surgery with Dr. Drew. My results are exactly what I wanted.”
  • “Dr. Drew was so nice and professional as well as the other staff members!”


Schnitt, D. M.D., Trainer, D. An Innovative Method of Osseointegrated Custom Auricular Prosthesis Retention. Maxillofacial Prosthetist.

Hwee, Yin Kan M.D., Schnitt, D. M.D., Trainer, D. A Novel Approach to Osseointegrated Auricular Prosthesis Retention. Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Weaver, T. MSIII, McDonald, C.L. MSIII, Pepe, A. M.D. Schnitt, D. M.D. Penetrating Flare Gun Injury of the Lower Extremity in a 4-Year-Old Male: A Case Report.

Schnitt, D. M.D., Heger, I. M.D. Endoscopic Treatment of Metopic Synostosis: The “Double Sail” Technique.

Schnitt, D. M.D., Braun, T. PhD. Pushback Palatoplasty: A Viable Treatment for Velopharyngeal Insufficiency.

David, J.D., M.D., Anderson, P.J. M.D., Schnitt, D. M.D., Sells, R. L.A.C.S.T., M.S.P.A., Nugent, M. M.S., F.R.A.C.D.S. From Birth to Maturity – A Group of Patients Who Have Completed Their Protocol Management for Isolated Cleft Palate: Part II. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 117:2, 2006.

Schnitt, D. M.D., Agir, H. David, J.D., M.D. From Birth to Maturity – A Group of Patients Who Have Completed Their Protocol Management for Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate: Part I. FRAC Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 113: 3, 2004.


Schnitt, D. M.D. “An Army of Kindness.” Presented at LifeNet Health. Virginia Beach, VA, February 23, 2017.

Schnitt, D. M.D. “Cleft Palate Surgery Question and Answer Live Surgery Demonstration.” Presented at the Operation Smile NEXT Conference. Norfolk, VA, May 23, 2016.

Schnitt, D. M.D.”The Use of Biologic Tissue In Plastic, Reconstructive and Craniofacial Surgery” LifeNet Health Institute of Regenerative Medicine Lecture Series Virginia Beach, VA May 20, 2016

Schnitt, D. M.D. “Rhinoplasty and Cleft Rhinoplasty.” Presented at the Board Review for Residents. Grand Rounds Cleveland Clinic/Memorial Regional Hospital. Hollywood, FL, August 25, 2015.

Schnitt, D. M.D. “Cleft Lip and Palate.” Presented at the Board Review for Residents Cleveland Clinic Florida/Memorial Regional Hospital. Hollywood, FL, July 14, 2015.

Schnitt, D. M.D. “Cleft Lip and Palate – Anatomy, Embryology, Epidemiology & Surgery.” Presented at the Nova Southeastern University. April 17, 2015.

Schnitt, D. M.D. “Use of the FM Wand in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.” Presented at the Cleveland Clinic Memorial Plastic Surgery Journal Club. August 25, 2014.

Schnitt, D. M.D. “The Sustainable Delivery of Healthcare in Developing Nations” Presented at the Florida Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL, January 2013.

Trainer, D., Schnitt, D. M.D. “A Novel Approach to Osseointegrated Auricular Prosthesis Retention.” Presented at the Florida Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Boca Raton, FL, November 15 – 17, 2013.

Schnitt, D. M.D. “Challenges of Cleft Care.” Moderator at the International Cleft and Craniofacial Conference. Guwahati, India, November 10, 2013.

Schnitt, D. M.D. “Sustainable Partnerships Through Volunteerism.” Guest Speaker at the International Cleft and Craniofacial Conference. Guwahati, India, November 10, 2013.


Traveling the world to perform humanitarian surgical work, Dr. Schnitt has changed the lives of children with his skills in plastic, cleft and craniofacial surgery. He has given his time and talents to children in need through Operation Smile, Our Chance International for Disaster Relief (Port-au-Prince, Haiti), and Our Chance International Humanitarian Reconstructive Plastic Surgery in Ghana. Dr. Schnitt was awarded the 2017 Humanitarian Award from LifeNet Health.


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