Dr. John P. Stratis

Harrisburg plastic surgeon Dr. John P. Stratis focuses on body contouring and cosmetic breast surgery at Stratis Gayner Plastic Surgery. Dr. Stratis is highly regarded by his plastic surgery colleagues and demonstrates his commitment to 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 prestigious Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium), Dr. Stratis continues to add effective new treatments that his patients desire.

Education & Training

StratisDr. Stratis 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 2 years at St. George’s, he transferred to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and graduated in 1982 with a medical degree. 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.

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 an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and also belongs to the Cumberland County Medical Society, the American Medical Association, the Robert S. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgery, and the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery. For additional details about Dr. Stratis’ credentials, visit his Training & Credentials page.

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.

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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 the active staff of the West Shore Surgery Center and at Capital Surgery and Laser Center. He has been in private practice as a plastic surgeon in Central Pennsylvania since 1989.

A Leading Edge Surgeon

Dr. Stratis regularly evaluates new technologies and offers them when he sees results that can provide his patients with real benefits. One of the most popular innovations he brought to our practice is CoolSculpting®, a completely nonsurgical way to slim body contours and remove areas of unwanted fat.


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.

A Reputation Built on Results

I had work done by both Dr's. they are Absolutely wonderful! I could not be any happier with my results...
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