Dr. Betsy Perry Backe

Dr. Betsy Perry Backe is a board certified dermatologist with over 10 years of experience.   Dr. Backe started her own practice in Valdosta, Georgia in April of 2011 and is the first solo physician to join Dermatology Associates of Tallahassee from a self-established private practice.  Dr. Backe was a Distinguished Major in Biology at the University of Virginia and received her medical degree from Mercer University in 2003.  She has received numerous honors and awards including: “The Best Dermatologist in South Georgia” for the past seven years.

Dr. Backe completed her internship in internal medicine at the University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine – Chattanooga Unit, in Chattanooga, Tennessee and completed her residency in dermatology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.  She was the recipient of a NRSA post-doctoral research fellowship in dermatology though the National Institutes of Health at Emory University in Atlanta.  She has published extensively in many peer-reviewed journals and has learned at local, regional and national meetings.  Dr. Backe is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and The Women’s Dermatologic Society.

In addition to medical and surgical dermatology, Dr. Backe has particular interest in facial rejuvenation and restoration using a variety of fillers and neuromodulators.  She has hands on experience with some of the world’s best cosmetic injectors and specializes in using the Golden Ratio to “BeautiPHI” patients.  She is a member of the Galderma Aesthetic Injector Network (GAIN) and travels the country and teaches other dermatologists and plastic surgeons how to safely and effectively inject aesthetic products. She is also pleased to offer virtually painless laser hair removal for all skin types, laser tattoo removal and laser resurfacing and most recently EmSculpt, truSculpt 3D, Profound, and miraDry.

Medical School:

Mercer University School of Medicine


University of Utah


National Institutes of Health at Emory University


General, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology, Skin Cancer Screenings/Treatment, Facial Rejuvenation, Fillers

Physician Assistant(s)

Candis Davis
Nina Keown
Abbey VanderMeid