Peter Byers, M.D., is a board certified physician with the Genetic Medicine Clinic and Center on Human Development and Disability and Pathology Services at UW Medical Center and a UW professor of Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics and an adjunct professor of Genome Sciences and Oral Health Sciences.
Dr. Byers' philosophy is “get it right the first time.” His research has the objective of understanding the molecular pathogenesis of inherited disorders of connective tissue.
Dr. Byers earned his M.D. at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Clinical Genetics. His research has focused on disorders that affect collagen genes and the enzymes involved in the post-translational modification of collagens.
In his free time Dr. Byers enjoys swimming and bicycling.