Christian G. Peyre, M.D.

Christian G. Peyre, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester
School of Medicine and Dentistry
Department of Surgery
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-1509

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Christian G. Peyre, M.D. has joined the University of Rochester Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the division of thoracic and foregut surgery. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley, Dr. Peyre earned his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.



He completed his internship and residency in surgery at the Keck School of Medicine during which time Dr. Peyre spent an additional two years as an esophageal research fellow focused on the study of Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer. He then went on to Harvard to complete his Thoracic Surgery training at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

In addition to being the recipient of several prestigious awards, including research grant awards, Dr. Peyre has authored numerous publications and frequently presents across the country on topics related to thoracic and foregut surgery. His special interests include minimally invasive thoracic surgery, lung cancer and diseases of the esophagus including gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer. Dr. Peyre is dedicated to providing compassionate, quality, world class surgical care in partnership with his patients.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Scholar Award | Brigham and Women's Hospital | Harvard Medical School 2011
Most Outstanding Resident Award | Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine | University of Southern Califonia 2009
Outstanding Scholar Award | Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine | University of Southern California 2009
Sagar Gupta Memorial Scholarship Award | Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine | University of Southern California 2002
Alpha Omega Alpha | Keck School of Medicine | University of Southern California 2001
Graduation with Distinction in General Scholarship | University of California, Berkeley 1998
Honor Roll | University of California, Berkeley 1994 - 1997

Specialties

Thoracic Surgery (Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery) - American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Education

MD | Medicine | Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California2002
Bachelor of Arts | Molecular and Cell Biology | University of California, Berkeley1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery at Brigham & Women's Hospital07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
Residency in Surgery at University of Southern California06/24/2007 - 06/23/2009
Research at University of Southern California07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007
Residency in Surgery at University of Southern California06/24/2003 - 06/23/2005
Internship in Surgery at University of Southern California06/24/2002 - 06/23/2003