Last week we introduced you to Dr Chris Zimmerman and this week it is the turn of Dr Tyler Mead.
Dr. Tyler Mead is a graduate of LeMoyne College, where he received his B.S. in Biology, with a minor in chemistry. While at LeMoyne, he was named to the Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society for excelling in Biology.
After college, he obtained his D.D.S. from the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, where he minored in Oral Diagnostic Sciences. In 2007, Tyler won the American Academy of Orofacial Pain Award while at the University Of Buffalo.
In 2008, Tyler completed a one year General Practice Residency at York Hospital in York, PA.  Dr. Mead furthered his education and skill in all aspects of general dentistry, while gaining additional training in the placement and restoration of dental implants. Upon completion, he was named Most Outstanding Resident of the Year.
Before joining Downtown Dental in Syracuse Tyler practiced in Ephrata, PA near Lancaster for 2 years.
In his senior year (2002), he earned Academic All-American honors in cross-country competing at  Van Cortland Park in the Bronx, which is considered the mecca of cross country in the USA. Tyler continues to enjoy running and is co-chair of the Strathmore parks run. He is very active in his local community and has been a member of the Greater Strathmore Neighborhood Association board since 2013.
Coming from an Italian family Tyler really enjoys cooking. All of his family members are excellent cooks and he grew up with an appreciation for good food and finds it relaxing to prepare different types of food for his family.
Tyler resides in Syracuse with his wife Maryellen their daughter Ainsley and son Beckett.