Originally from New York City, Lyle M. Back, M.D., F.A.C.S. graduated with honors from Rutgers Medical School. He completed his surgical training at Ohio State and is an ABMS Board Certified Surgeon in both General Surgery (ABS) and Plastic Surgery (ABPS). Dr. Back is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) and a longstanding member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Dr. Back has served as a professor of Plastic Surgery at Temple University and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia and has performed reconstructive surgery with “Operation Smile” in Vietnam.
Dr. Back’s numerous articles on cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery have appeared in leading medical journals and popular magazines. Dr. Back is frequently featured in local newspapers and magazines and often appears on radio and television programs. Over the years, he has hosted several live radio and TV shows on cosmetic surgery in the Delaware Valley. He has lectured extensively and received many awards for his teaching and training of young surgeons across the country.
Dr. Back has received numerous local honors such as “Top Doc” Plastic Surgeon. Dr. Back is listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Surgeons” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. He is also listed among “America’s Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists” in the Castle-Connolly Directory and in “The Consumer Guide to Plastic Surgery”. He is a highly respected member of the most prestigious local and national surgical societies.
Dr. Back is a well-known cosmetic surgeon and has been in the Philadelphia area in private practice for over 25 years. He specializes in the full range of the most modern, state-of-the-art cosmetic surgery procedures and non-surgical cosmetic enhancement techniques available today.
Professional Awards & Honors
- South Jersey Magazine – South Jersey “Best Doctors”: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
- South Jersey Magazine – Best Doctors for Women: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
- SJ Magazine – South Jersey “Top Doc”: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
- International Association of Plastic Surgeons – Top Plastic Surgeon: November 2012
- The International Association of Health Care Professionals – Leading Physicians of the World: 2012/2013
- Super Doctors – Philadelphia Super Doctor: 2012, 2013