Dr. Scott M. Blyer is a widely-recognized expert in the fields of maxillofacial and cosmetic surgery, with a rare combination of specializations and achievements.
Dr. Blyer was born in Brooklyn and raised in Dix Hills, NY. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the Pennsylvania State University and then went to the State University of Stony Brook where he earned his dental degree (DDS) and also a medical degree (MD). Dr. Blyer completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and general surgery training at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He furthered his aesthetic learnings, completing the highly acclaimed accredited fellowship in cosmetic surgery in Plano, Texas.
His training is unique in that he is one of a handful of dual degree surgeons in New York who have been trained with a fellowship exclusively in cosmetic surgery. He is a Board Certified Surgeon and had been highly recruited all throughout the country to join many prestigious practices and for various teaching positions. Dr. Blyer prides himself on always being on the cutting edge of technology, and being devoted to his patients. Incredibly, he is more passionate about surgery than his NY Knicks, Mets, Giants, or his dogs, Daisy and Duke. You can sense that when you visit for your consultation.
Dr. Blyer has an impressive list of commendations, achievements, scholarships, and publications. Some of his awards include: the LIJMC annual academic competition, New York State Society OMS award, American Association of Oral Biologists Award, Pierre Fauchard award, DSSNY leadership award and the 2008 Patients Choice Award of distinction in patient care. He was recently featured in the textbook, Words of Wisdom:® Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2009), as among the top 80 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the field. He has presented his works at national meetings across the country with excellent reception.
He has written much literature in the most prestigious medical journals, has been a book reviewer for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, been recognized as an expert in nationally circulating fashion and beauty magazines, and written multiple book chapters in well-recognized maxillofacial and cosmetic surgery textbooks.