During his research fellowship year at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at NYU Medical Center, Dr. Layliev performed plastic surgery research, with his work published in leading journals. He received an award for his outstanding presentation of his research at a national plastic surgery meeting in 2011.
Dr. Layliev completed his general surgery residency training at North Shore University Medical Center in Long Island, NY. He then advanced his skills by pursuing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery training at the prestigious Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, where he trained with many renowned plastic surgeons. He focused his aesthetic surgery training with an internationally-renowned plastic surgeon and innovator, Dr. Patrick Maxwell. He also continued to publish in leading peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals, including the Aesthetic Surgery Journal and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery journal.