Ryan Hoffman, M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Hoffman is a double board certified Plastic Surgeon, who first came to the Main Line Area to attend Haverford College. He completed his medical school at Thomas Jefferson University and has been serving the Main Line Hospitals since. After finishing his surgical residency at Lankenau Medical Center Hospital, he trained at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he completed his plastic surgery fellowship. He was exposed to a wide range of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Hoffman offers a comprehensive range of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery procedures. He performs state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical procedures, personalizing every treatment to the individual patient. He is especially adept at cosmetic procedures in the office under local anesthesia.

Dr. Hoffman has established the Main Line Institute at Lankenau Medical Center. He is the only full time plastic surgeon with offices there. He is honored to have been named as one of Main Line Today’s Top Doctors in plastic surgery since 2011. He has the privilege to be a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University. He also volunteers his time to the podiatry program at PCOM. He is a member of many of the top societies in plastic surgery including: American Society of Plastic Surgery, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeon, and the exclusive American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

He specializes in cosmetic improvement of both the face and body: Facelift, Cosmetic eyelid surgery, Tummy tucks, and Breast augmentation. He has also had extensive training in post-bariatric surgery and body contouring. Although a majority of cosmetic surgery is performed on women, a growing number of men are choosing cosmetic surgery. In an effort to remain healthy and young looking, many men have turned to plastic surgery. Whether you want to appear more attractive, or simply want to improve your self-confidence, Dr. Hoffman is prepared to meet your needs.

As the son of a doctor, Dr. Hoffman understood the demands of a career in medicine from a very early age. He developed a deep respect for the life-altering results achieved by the surgical specialties. This admiration and understanding led him to pursue a career in surgery. It is this love for his profession that fosters a positive, supportive, and pleasant environment with deep concern for his patients.

Dr. Hoffman and his family live in the Main Line Philadelphia area. In his free time, Dr Hoffman enjoys watching Philadelphia sports teams, cross-training, as well as playing on the beach with his children.

Recently Featured in the Main Line Today magazine:
No nosing around this fact: Nose and ears continue to change throughout our lifetime. Lobes lengthen; noses droop. The good news is that a complete overhaul isn’t needed. Surgeons can remove the excess tissue at the tip of the nose where it accumulates. “On the other hand, if you never liked your nose, you might as well get it fixed because you won’t like it any better as you age,” says Dr. Ryan Hoffman of the Main Line Institute of Plastic Surgery in Wynnewood. “Talk to a board-certified surgeon about your options. It might not be as difficult to correct as you think.