Robert J. Perry, MD
Chief, Plastic Surgery
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University at Buffalo
Robert J. Perry, MD holds the academic appointment of Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery (Plastic) at the University at Buffalo. After receiving his B.A. from Vanderbilt University, Dr. Perry returned home to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, taking a Plastic Surgery fellowship with Dr. Ken Salyer, Craniofacial Surgeon, who is still a close colleague. Following two years of General Surgery at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, he went to SUNY at Buffalo to train with Dr. John Loré, noted educator in Otolaryngology and became Board-Certified in that field. In 1980, he was one of three applicants selected out of 2000 to study with world-renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. D. Ralph Millard, and craniofacial surgeon, Dr. Tony Wolfe, at the University of Miami. There he learned principals of Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, and Aesthetic Surgery.
Dr. Perry returned to Buffalo in 1983 to practice with Dr. Jean Haar, a noted Head & Neck Surgeon, who became a mentor and colleague. While working with him at Delaware Medical Group, he became Board-Certified in Plastic Surgery and was accepted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He then became a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
In 1989, Dr. Perry became Chief of Plastic Surgery at Oishei Children’s Hospital and was one of the founders of the Craniofacial Center of Western New York. After a period as Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University at Buffalo, he returned to private practice in 1992, joining Dr. Joel Paull, noted Plastic Surgeon, colleague and close friend. In October, 2014, he was elected Director of the Craniofacial Center.
Dr. Perry has been listed as one of America’s Top Doctors® since 2008 and Best Doctors of America® since 2005.