Undergraduate Education:

Bachelor of Science, 1971
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Medical School:

Medical Doctorate, 1976
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.


Surgical Internship, 1976-1977
Hospital of St. Raphael, Major Teaching Affiliate of Yale
New Haven, CT


Surgical Residency In Pathology 1977-1978
Georgetown University, Washington, D. C.


General Surgery 1978-1980
Hospital of St. Raphael, Major Teaching Affiliate of Yale
New Haven, CT


Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1980-1982
Extensive Facial Aesthetic and Breast experience
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.


Private, Solo 1982-Present
Westport, Connecticut
Bedford Hills, NY


Aesthetic Surgery 2013-2014
In Order Of Volume:

  • In-office Slim Lipo
  • Large Volume Fat Transfer
  • In-office Facelift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
    • With Implants
    • With Fat Transfer
  • Breast Lift
  • Rhinoplasty


Board Status:
Board Certified-1986
American Board of Plastic Surgery


Connecticut License Registration 1980
New York License Registration 2000


Practice Profile:
Former Clinical Instructor at Yale University Plastic Surgery
Program. Teaching of Aesthetic Surgical Procedures and
Principles both didactically in conferences and in the operating


Hospital Privileges:
Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 1980-Present
Temple Surgical Center, New Haven, CT 1980-Present
Surgery Center Fairfield County, Trumbull, CT 2011-Present


Society Memberships:
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Medical Association


Academic Appointments:
Clinical Instructor 1996-2008
Yale University Plastic Surgery Program


Yale Plastic Surgery Residents Award 1997
Award For Teaching Excellence, “Attending of the Year”


Education and Teaching:

Palomar Medical Technologies

  • Webinar – Large Volume Fat Transfer: Meeting the Demand of the Market, June 2013
  • Guest Panel Lecture: Large Volume Lipo Transfer using the Adivive Transfer System, NY March 2013
  • Dr. Lyons regularly hosts and teaches doctors, internationally, in Slim Lipo and Lipo Transfer procedures

Pallette Company

  • Dr. Lyons regularly hosts round table educational seminars, NY NY
  • Teacher of Didactic Seminars and Facial Injectable Training Courses, Mount Sinai Hospital, NY, NY

Media and Publications:


  • The Brown Fat Revolution , St. Martin’s Press 2009 Time Magazine Most Notable Top 10 Diet Books of 2009
  • Lose The Fat Lose The Years , St. Martin’s Press

In addition to being cited in publications including Cosmetic Surgery Times, Self Magazine, and
Real Simple, Dr. Lyons has published or been interviewed for numerous articles including:

  • Interviewed for U.S. News & World Report article “Obesity Rates May Be Leveling Off But How to Shed That Fat?”, January 2010 [6]
  • Medial TFL Flap, PRS – July 1982
  • Coauthor of “The Lateral Pectoral Composite Flat in OneStage Reconstruction of the Irradiated Mandible” , [7] Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, March 1983 (with John W. Little, III and David T. McCulloch)
  • Interviewed by Terry Troy for “Beauty Begins From Within For Veteran Plastic Surgeon” Cosmetic Surgery Times, September 2003 [8]
  • Contributor to the Time-Life series on “Breast Diseases” 1995
  • Interviewed for “Breast Reconstruction Of Cancer Patients” New Haven Register, April 5, 1983
  • Author of “A Focus On Faces” series in the Westport (CT) Minuteman, the Darien (CT) News/Review, and Greenwich (CT) Time
  • Interviewed for “The Plastic Bubble”, The Hartford Advocate, January 10, 2008
  • Author of “Five Traits Of Female Attractiveness[10],” Washington Informer, October 8, 2009, and Rockland Review, September 25, 2009.
  • Interviewed for “A Vision of Beauty” The Fairfield County Times, February 2006
  • Interviewed for “Living Well: Good Health and Radiant Beauty” Weston Magazine, Fall 2006
  • Interviewed for “Cutting Edge: Corporate Execs Choose Plastic Surgery” Fairfield County Business Journal, July 26, 1999, Vol. 38, No. 30
  • Interviewed for “At Face Value: Nip and Tuck Industry Gets A Lift From Supply And Demand” The Advocate and Greenwich Time, February 28, 2006
  • Featured in “The New Face of Plastic Surgery” Westport News, October 12, 2005

Television Appearances

  • The Ed Sullivan Show, October 2, 1966, as the 1966 Harvest Moon Ball Dance Champion
  • CBS, The Doctors, September 2009, in a segment titled, ” Why Brown Fat is Healthy “
  • FOX 5 TV, San Diego, March 2010, The Brown Fat Revolution
  • WTNH “Contour Thread Facelift”, November 2005
  • News 12 Connecticut “Treating Skin With Diet: Fruits And Vegetables”, April 2003

Radio Interviews

  • Martha Stewart Sirius Radio, 2013
  • Mary Jones Show, Radio talk show regular medical contributor, 2012-2013
  • WOR Health Talk with Dr. Ronald Hoffman, episode 4028677, September 17, 2009
  • The Fitness Buff Show with Pete Williams on BlogTalkRadio on October 2, 2009
  • Body Talk Radio KTIP’s November 7, 2009