Dr. Szalay grew up in Austin, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, graduating with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. He continued his professional education at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas where he graduated at the top of his class and received the dental implant award from the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.
After finishing dental school, Dr. Szalay earned his medical degree from the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, where he graduated at the top of his class and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He remained in San Antonio to complete his general surgery internship, his training in adult and pediatric anesthesia, and his professional training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Szalay has presented at multiple national and regional meetings, performed research and written articles and book chapters on a wide range of oral and maxillofacial surgery topics including orthognathic surgery, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, implantology, and pathology. He has participated in mission trips and enjoys providing care to cleft lip and palate patients.
Although Dr. Szalay practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, he has special interests in dental implants, bone grafting, TMJ reconstruction, and orthognathic surgery. He feels most at home in Central Texas and takes pride in providing the community thorough and compassionate care.
Dr. Szalay enjoys the outdoors, playing golf, fishing, running, and spending time with his family.