Charles Pierre Denonvilliers
- Category : 1808-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (52)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 1
French surgeon who was a pioneer of facial reconstructive surgery. In 1856 he independently performed the second Z-plasty operation for treatment of lower lid ectropion, after Horner in 1837. He is credited for providing the first description of the rectoprostatic fascia, which is sometimes called "Denonvilliers' fascia". Also, another name for the puboprostatic ligament is "Denonvilliers' ligament".
In 1837 he received his medical doctorate, and later was a professor of surgery and anatomy in Paris.
With Auguste Bérard (1802-1846) and Léon Athanase Gosselin (1815-1887), he was co-author of the three-volume Compendium de chirurgie pratique (1845-1861).
He died in Paris on 5 July 1872, aged 64.