Dr. John P. Stratis


John P. Stratis is the body-focused Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, cosmetic plastic surgeon at Stratis Gayner Plastic Surgery. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1975 with a B.A. in Biology. He then performed graduate work at Fairleigh Dickenson University in Teaneck, New Jersey before being admitted to St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. After two years at St. George's, he transferred to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and graduated with an MD degree in 1982. Dr. Stratis completed a general surgery residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and a two-year residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center until 1989.

You can benefit from a body-focused approach by requesting a consultation with Dr. Stratis online or calling his office at (717) 728-1700. He stands out among plastic surgeons in Lancaster, PA and surrounding cities for his exceptional results and caring personality.

Certification and Memberships

Dr. Stratis is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery with an added qualification in Hand Surgery. He is a member of the Cumberland County Medical Society, the American Medical Association, the Robert S. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgery, the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. For details, visit Dr. Stratis' Training & Credentials page.

Dr. John P. Stratis


Dr. Stratis is on active full time staff at the Holy Spirit Hospital and the Carlisle Regional Medical Center where he was the former Chief of Surgery. He is also on active staff of the West Shore Surgery Center. He has been in private practice as a plastic surgeon in Central Pennsylvania since 1989.

A Leading Edge Surgeon

As a highly regarded plastic surgeon, Dr. Stratis has demonstrated a commitment to his patients by remaining up to date on the latest techniques and technologies for breast and body contouring. In addition to regularly attending conferences and symposiums (such as the recent 27th Annual Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium), Dr. Stratis continues to add effective new treatments that are in demand by his patients. One of the most popular innovations he now offers is CoolSculpting®, a completely nonsurgical way to slim body contours and remove areas of unwanted fat. Dr. Stratis regularly evaluates new technologies and offers them at the practice when he sees results that can offer his patients real benefits.


Dr. Stratis married his high school sweetheart in 1976. They have three children. Dr. Stratis has a variety of outside interests such as painting in oils and pastels, sculpting in clay and plasticene, growing grapes, making (and drinking) wine, cooking (and eating), reading and writing both fiction and non-fiction.

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