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Training and Education
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Newark, NJ
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University of Cincinnati Hospital, OH
Cosmetic Surgery at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida, under the auspices of Thomas Baker, MD, Howard Gordon, MD, and James Stuzin, MD
Peter Hyans, MD, FACS, is Medical Director of the Plastic Surgery Center and Chair of the Department of Surgical Specialties at Summit Health. He also is a founding board member for Curémonos — a nonprofit organization that supports underserved women with breast cancer.
A board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Hyans has 25 years of experience in plastic surgery. His expertise includes facial rejuvenation, body contouring, and cosmetic, reconstructive and revision breast surgery. Dr. Hyans also specializes in nonsurgical techniques with Botox®, Juvederm, Voluma®, Kybella®, SculptraTM, Fraxel®, Cellfina®, Ultherapy® and CoolSculpting™. He is the author or coauthor of articles concerning plastic and reconstructive surgery, which are published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals and popular regional lifestyle magazines. In addition, he 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’ fellow physicians have voted him among top doctors in plastic and reconstructive surgery in New Jersey Monthly for the past ten years running. He also has been featured as a Real Self Top Doctor, an Inside Jersey magazine “Top Cancer Doctor”, a top cosmetic plastic surgeon in listings for Millburn-Short Hills"Super Doctors," Castle Connolly "Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area," Castle Connolly "Top Doctors in Women's Health," and New Jersey Savvy Living. His Castle Connolly listings are reprinted in US News and World Report, Inside Jersey, and New York Magazine.
Recently he was chosen as a Plastic Surgery Select doctor for his expertise in breast reconstruction, breast reduction and breast lift procedures. Read Dr. Hyans' NJ Monthly profile here.
Dr. Hyans has also been honored by the American Cancer Society for his compassionate and expert surgical care of breast cancer patients and earned the American Cancer Society Diamond Ball Award for Medical Excellence.