We are please to welcome Daniel J. Pyo, MD, FACS, FACCWS as the newest surgeon in Summit Medical Group's Plastic Surgery Center. Dr. Pyo is a consummate professional in the specialties of cosmetic, craniofacial, and reconstructive surgery. Initially trained as a microsurgeon, Dr. Pyo is extremely proficient in technology. He applies a careful, delicate touch to every stage of the surgical process. He continually educates himself to stay current with advanced techniques and technologies, integrating those most beneficial to his patients into his practice.
A proud Korean-American and dedicated family man, Dr. Pyo has devoted much of his time and service to helping those in dire need, primarily children. Dr. Pyo has been instrumental in developing the Craniofacial Deformities Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital, and serving as an active member. He has also participated in numerous mission trips to poor and underdeveloped countries, repairing birth defects and other physical abnormalities in Brazilian and Colombian children. He has been team leader on trips to Kenya, China, Ethiopia, India, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru, and Bolivia..
Dr. Pyo served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He has been a lecturer for Johnson & Johnson, KCI, Gore and Synthes. He actively teaches courses for other surgeons and has served on the prestigious AO TK Working Group, which is responsible for development of new technologies and education. He also serves on the Executive Board of the Korean American Medical Association, and serves on the Boards of Trustees of the Morristown Medical Center Foundation and the Korean American Scholarship Foundation, which helps to raise and distribute scholarship funds for promising students in economic need. He is the incoming President of the NJ Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Pyo received his MD degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He undertook his General Surgery training at the prestigious University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital. After he completed his surgery training, he went to Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut for his Plastic Surgery training where his skills in Microsurgery, Pediatric Plastic surgery and Aesthetic surgery were honed.