Toronto Plastic Surgeon
5109 Steeles Avenue West, Unit 13
Toronto, Ontario M9L 2Y8 CA
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4 out of 5 stars Ear Surgery

I Got Otoplasty from Dr. Robert Backstein - Toronto, ON

After 6 years past my surgery , and my ears looks better and looks good Dr. Robert Backstein did very good job i recommend him, price was wisely and only took 1.5 hours with local anesthesia and after 1 week i used bandage and travelled different country now i can sleep better my ears is not flipping when im sleeping and looks was it changed alot all my concerns are gone After 6 years past...

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Good Result - Toronto, ON

He does a very good job, he takes time answered and explained all the questions that I had before surgery. He would tell you what need to do what not need to do . He is very conservative, he fixed my body , it looks good and I'm very happy about it, I always come to him for my plastic surgery . Thank you Dr Backstein.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Number 1 Doctor in Toronto!!!! - Toronto, ON

I had dr backstein for a breast augmentation and I have to say from the moment I came in for the consult till the very last follow up appt he is an amazing doctor!! Very friendly down to earth easy to talk to and he knows what hes talking about....I was very small chested so didnt have much to work with lol but I have to say he really knows how to make beautiful breasts! :) im almost 3 months...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Amazing Doctor - Toronto, ON

On June 22,2012. At the age of 60, Grandmother of a two years boy. I had a Tummy Tuck secretly done! I done it without any family member or friends know. It was the best decision in my life. On that morning, I went to the hospital alone. I was very clam. My surgery time was set at 10:AM. I woke up at 1:PM. The first person I saw was Dr. Robert Backstein. He was at my bed side. I felt no...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Recommendation for Dr. Backstein - Toronto, ON

Dr. Backstein is a confident, friendly, well mannered surgeon. I will go to him again if I ever am considering any other type of cosmetic procedure.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Plastic Surgery


  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Plastic Surgery, University of Toronto Medical School
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

Treatments offered at Steeles Avenue Cosmetic Surgery

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Based on these photos could i get an implant with no lift? (Photo)

Hi. Implants alone will simply enlarge the breasts you already have - they will still be pendulous with downward pointing nipples and areolas.... READ MORE

Do You Have Enough Breast Tissue for Just the Lift and Avoid Implants? (photo)

Hello. You definitely have enough tissue to go with a lift alone. The role of an implant would be to maintain or increase your volume and also to add... READ MORE

Will taking Ibuprofen 1 day prior to surgery cause problems?

Best to mention this to your surgeon ASAP. This could lead to extra bleeding during or even after surgery. Your surgeon needs to decide if the case... READ MORE

Only 600 cc's removed with lipo, was enough removed?

Contrary to popular belief, liposuction is not about "getting it all out" or removing as much fat as possible. In fact, some of the worst results that... READ MORE

Do i need lipo or a tummy tuck? (photo)

It's hard to say from the photo. If your skin still has good tone, liposuction may work well. If your skin is loose and redundant then a tummy tuck is... READ MORE

@ 4 Wk Post Op-I See Some Pus and I Clean with Peroxide and Apply Antibiotic Cream After. I Don't See Any Improvement. Help!

Hi. In my practice I don't suggest peroxide as it is very noxious to germs but also to the skin cells trying to grow across the incision. My advise is... READ MORE

My PS told me not to massage my implants ! Isn't massaging necessary ?

There is no evidence that massage actually does what we hoped it would, i.e. decrease the incidence of capsular contracture. At the same time, it is... READ MORE

Has my implant bottomed out? (Photo)

Yes, it appears you have bottomed out. Only surgery can correct this at this point. The procedure modifies the internal capsule to re-establish the... READ MORE

How much weight can I lose in liposuction? (Photo)

The outcome of a liposuction procedure is never measured on the scale by weight loss but rather by improved contour. The fat removed never weighs as... READ MORE

I have just had surgery getting breast augmentation and got rushed back into surgery with a blood cot

Although unlikely to recur, I'd make sure there is no significant bleeding or filling of the breast for at least 48 hours before leaving the country. READ MORE

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