Peter Hyans, MD, FACS, is Medical Director of the Plastic Surgery Center and Chair in the Department of Surgery and Surgical Specialties at Summit Medical Group. Dr. Hyans also is a founding member of Curemons — a nonprofit organization that supports underserved women with breast cancer.
A board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Hyans has more than 20 years’ experience in plastic surgery. His expertise includes facial rejuvenation, body contouring, and cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery. He is the author or coauthor of articles about plastic and reconstructive surgery, which are published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals and popular regional lifestyle magazines. In addition, Dr. Hyans is a contributing author for the book, Be Your Best: A Comprehensive Guide to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, which offers patients expert advice on all aspects of cosmetic plastic surgery. A gifted speaker, he has participated in local and national invited presentations in his field.
Dr. Hyans believes that well-informed patients have realistic expectations and feel confident about their procedure. That is why his consultations are thorough and thoughtful, why he listens to each patient’s concerns, and why he provides honest, expert recommendations about what will yield the best results. In addition, he provides educational materials so that his patients can understand all aspects of their procedure, including recovery and the results they may expect. He notes, “My goal is to provide the highest standard of care for each patient and achieve a natural-looking result.”
Dr. Hyans recently earned the American Cancer Society 2013 Diamond Ball Award for Medical Excellence. His fellow physicians have voted him among top doctors in plastic and reconstructive surgery in New Jersey Monthly. He has been featured in Millburn-Short Hills “Super Doctors” lists and he has been featured as a top cosmetic plastic surgeon in listings for Castle Connolly “Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area,” Castle Connolly “Top Cosmetic Doctors in the New York Area,” Castle Connolly “How to Find the Best Doctors: New York Metro Area,” Castle Connolly “Top Doctors in America,” and New Jersey Saavy Living. His Castle Connolly listings have been reprinted in US News and World Report, New York Magazine, and Inside Jersey. In a recent New Jersey Life magazine article, “Beauty on a Budget,” Dr. Hyans is quoted on the effectiveness of cosmetic fillers.
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