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Dr. Kongkrit Chaiyasate

Dr. Kongkrit Chaiyasate is a world-renowned plastic surgeon. His practice is focusingprimarily on children with craniofacial differences and cancer reconstruction. He iscertified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.Throughout his training and practice experience, Dr. Chaiyasate has participated innumerous research studies and contributed to peer-reviewed publications including theNew England Journal of Medicine detailing advances in surgery techniques. He has alsopresented his findings at regional hospitals and national society meetings, and hasreceived several accolades for his extracurricular work. He is one of the editorial boardmembers of “European Journal of Plastic Surgery”, and “International Microsurgery”. Heis also a quality improvement reviewer for the Smile Train foundation. His expertise hasbeen cited in numerous local and national media outlets including TODAY SHOW, InsideEdition, and Dateline Detroit.

Dr. Chaiyasate is a member of several prestigious medical societies including TheAmerican Society of Plastic Surgery, The American Society of ReconstructiveMicrosurgery, The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, The American College ofSurgeon, and The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association. Dr. Chaiyasate is knowsas an innovator and a passionate physician. Because of Dr. Chaiyasate talent and “Thinkoutside the box” mind set, he received the highest and the most prestigious awards inreconstructive microsurgery world, when he won “2014 Best Case of the Year”, “2017Best Save of the Year” and “2019 Best Save of the Year” voted by active members of theAmerican Society of Reconstructive Surgeons during the annual meetings.

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Dr. Mark Hornyak

Dr. Hornyak is a board certified neurosurgeon is the chief of neurosurgery at Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut. Dr. Hornyak most recently worked in the Detroit area where he was chief of neurosurgery at Detroit Receiving Hospital, an assistant professor at Wayne State University and cared for patients at the Detroit Medical Center and Henry Ford Hospital. He is a general neurosurgeon who evaluates and surgically treats diseases of the nervous system. He cares for adults who have problems with their brain, spine, or peripheral nerves. While skilled in all areas of neurosurgery, he specializes in brain surgery, specifically the complex treatment of brain tumors.

Dr. Hornyak started his life in New England. He received his bachelor’s degree from Loyola College in Maryland and his medical degree from the University of Maryland. He completed his surgical internship and residency in neurological surgery at New York Medical College. He elected to receive further training and completed a fellowship in skull base neurosurgery at the University of Utah. He has been certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and is active in many medical and neurosurgical societies.

He has authored several papers and book chapters. His research interest lies in the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of benign tumors of the brain including pituitary adenoma, meningioma, and schwannoma. He enjoys teaching and remains involved in academic medicine by teaching medical students, residents, and fellows at the University of Connecticut and Hartford Hospital.