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Bryan Pyfer, MD, MBA

House Staff
College/University: 
Brigham Young University
Medical School: 
Dartmouth Medical School

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Microsurgery
  • Functional reconstruction
  • Breast and body contouring
  • Facial aesthetics
  • Cost utility analysis

What were you looking for in a residency program?

  • High clinical volume
  • Graduated autonomy
  • Faculty support
  • Cohesive team environment

What are the strengths of the Duke program?

  • Broad clinical exposure
  • Excellent foundational training in our early years
  • Many home and away educational courses
  • Program resources that allow for enhanced learning (conferences, etc.)
  • Close-knit team

What advice do you have for incoming interns?

  • Work hard
  • Be a team player
  • Make the choice to love what you do
  • Don't make the same mistakes twice

What do you like best about living in Durham and the Triangle?

  • Beautiful weather
  • Nice, temperate seasons
  • Very affordable
  • Easy living
  • Close to trails, parks, mountains, beaches

What do you like to do outside of Duke?

  • Travel
  • Spend time with family
  • Make furniture in my wood shop (garage)
  • Improve my barbeque technique

Honors and Awards

  • Magna Cum Laude, Brigham Young University, 2011
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Dartmouth Medical School, September 2015
  • Rolf C. Syvertsen Scholar, Dartmouth Medical School October 2016
  • Mosenthal Surgical Honor Society, Dartmouth Medical School June 2016
  • Graduation with Honors, Dartmouth Medical School, June 2016