Dr. Layke grew up in the Midwest where he graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where his interest in surgery began. He trained in General Surgery in Chicago, at the University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals, where he was awarded the title of Administrative Chief Resident during his final year. After receiving the Vijay Maker, MD award for Academic Excellence, he went on to train in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Nassau University Medical Center in New York. It was here that he trained under the prestigious Long Island Plastic Surgical Group – the largest and oldest private practice group in America. Dr. John Layke is not only an artist but an accomplished surgeon, scientist, and author. Dr. Layke has published several articles in reputable medical and surgical journals, and he has given oral presentations at National and International Conventions. He is currently an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Layke is Double Board-Certified by the American Board of Surgery, as well as the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Review Dr. John Layke’s new dedicated site for additional information regarding the doctor and his experience, as well as what procedures he specializes in.