Creating Smiles


Dr. Pyo, left, and Gary E. Eddey, MD, Matheny vice president and chief medical officer, at the awards dinner.

Daniel J. Pyo, MD, FACS, FACCWS, was honored by the 2015 New Jersey Smile Connection, the New Jersey chapter of Operation Smile, at its awards dinner, held October 16 at the Madison Hotel in Madison, NJ. Through his practice, Plastic Surgery Center of New Jersey, PC, in Morristown, NJ, Dr. Pyo has dedicated his life and career to helping people through cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has performed 10 medical missions for Operation Smile, an international medical charity whose global network of thousands of credentialed medical volunteers from more than 80 countries has provided more than 220,000 free surgical procedures for children and young adults born with cleft lip, cleft palate, and other facial deformities.

He has also donated his services to help patients and students at  Matheny by performing skin grafts, oral surgeries and nasal revisions. According to Matheny nurse Catherine Losavio, Dr. Pyo is “a wonderful, caring man. He has a genuine interest in our patients and goes out of his way to give them excellent care that will achieve the best possible outcome.”