Dr. Christopher Patitsas MD completed his residency in Ophthalmolgy in 1990 at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Since 1992, he has been Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Additionally, he has published papers in "The American Journal of Ophthalmology". As an Associate Clinical Professor with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Patitsas instructs medical students at J.C. Blair Hospital. Dr. Patitsas lectures on a wide variety of topics surrounding medicine. In 2008, he was recognized as a Trebectome Trainer by the Neomedix Corporation.
Dr. Christopher Patitsas served as President of the Hutningdon County Medical Society from 1993 to 1999. In the year 2000, he began a three year term as Cheif of Surgery at J.C. Blair. During that time, he is proud to have initiated the first "sign your site" policy which requires every surgeon to personally identify each patient by name band and to mark the surgical site in indelible ink prior to the operation.