Meet Our Physician
Dr. Elliot Lach, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Elliot Lach, M.D., F.A.C.S. graduated from the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts and then went on to be
awarded his medical degree in 1981 from Yale Medical School. He continued
his post-graduate training at Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale Medical School,
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and
Beth Israel Hospital in general surgery, nutrition, and critical care.
He also attended Harvard Medical School, where he completed his residency
and fellowship training specializing in plastic and reconstructive, cosmetic,
hand, and pediatric plastic surgery, as well as microsurgery.
He has also served on the teaching, clinical, and research faculty of Harvard
University and University of Massachusetts Medical Schools. Dr. Lach has
received ABMS board certification in medical malpractice from the American
College of Legal Medicine.
Dr. Lach’s Passion for Treating Hormone Deficiency
Dr. Lach, who is
Ivy League-trained, brings
over 30 years of experience in treating patients with hormone deficiencies. He is also Boston's
most experienced plastic surgeon and cosmetic medicine practitioner. Dr.
Core New England for the purpose of providing patients with effective treatment for hormone
deficiency and the negative effects of aging, which he currently does
through Boston hormone replacement therapy.
Over the years, he came to realize that cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery
alone were not always the answer for patients with severe hormone deficiencies.
He found that by properly addressing the root of the problem—the
hormone imbalance—his patients were then able to see successful
results in both their quality of life and their recovery from disease.
It was this epiphany that launched him into a new direction for his medical
practice—treating patients who are suffering from the adverse effects
of low hormone levels.
The treatment philosophy used by Dr. Lach begins with a thorough diagnostic
process that is used to determine what type of treatment is most beneficial
for the patient. It begins with the patient meeting Dr. Lach and his medical
staff for a full physical examination, detailed medical history, and blood
testing in his office. Following that, Dr. Lach then carefully designs
a protocol based on any deficiencies that become apparent, as well as
on the patient’s personal goals or areas of complaint (low energy,
loss of libido, fat gains, etc.). Through the use of his unmatched expertise
and quality care, Dr. Lach has been able to help numerous patients significantly
change their lives for the better.
Dr. Lach is a surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic
Surgery (ABPS). Surgeons who receive this board certification are required
to meet numerous rigorous standards. For example, they must have passed
certain evaluations and exams, and they must have also completed extensive
training in their specialty area. These standards help show that a surgeon
is qualified to perform reconstructive and plastic surgery on various
parts of the body (face, neck, breasts, hands, etc.) on patients of all ages.
Dr. Lach maintains membership in multiple professional organizations, including the:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons (active member)
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (active member)
- American College of Surgeons (fellow)
- American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (fellow)
For more than three decades, Dr. Lach has been providing expert treatment
to patients in Boston, as well as in Worcester, MetroWest, and Central
Massachusetts. He has become recognized as one of the area's most
experienced plastic surgeons. Dr. Lach holds medical licenses in multiple states.
Involvement in the Massachusetts Medical Community
In addition to running his practice, Dr. Lach has also held a number of
professional leadership and academic positions over the years. He has
been a member of the teaching, research, and clinical faculty of the medical
schools at Harvard University and the University of Massachusetts. As
a faculty member, Dr. Lach has served as an instructor and mentor for
students in medical school, residents, and even other physicians and cosmetic
surgeons. He has also served as a President of the Massachusetts Society
of Plastic Surgeons, as well as a delegate for the Massachusetts Medical Society.
The first article that Dr. Lach had published was in the Encyclopedia Britannica.
This article was on laser treatment for port wine stain birthmarks. He
has also had work published in a number of medical journals, which include
the New England Journal of Medicine, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
He has been granted many U.S. and international patents, and he served
in the U.S. Army Reserve for more than 20 years.
Nationally Acclaimed Doctor Providing Compassionate Care
Dr. Lach has been repeatedly recognized on a national scale as a
Top Doctor and
Best Plastic Surgeon. He has also received further recognition as the
Parents’ Choice and as a
Castle Connolly Medical Compassionate Doctor. Furthermore, he was given the
Dr. Bordier Award in 2010 by The Society for Clinical and Medical Hair Removal for his lifetime
of service and his distinction in his field. Patients have come to know
Dr. Lach as a dedicated physician who truly loves to provide them with
high-quality, personalized care.
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