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Leo W. Raisis, M.D.

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Quick Bio

  • Past President, Medical Society of Delaware - Past Speaker of the Council
  • Emeritus - Medical Director Christiana Care Center for Advanced Joint Replacement - (Hip and Knees)
  • Past Member - Board of Directors - Christiana Care Health System
  • Top Doc - Delaware Today Magazine - Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Special Interests: Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

Specialties

Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, General Orthopaedics, Fracture Care, Arthroscopy

Medical School

  • Thomas Jefferson Medical College 1983

Residency

  • General Surgery - Christiana Care, Wilmington, DE
  • Orthopaedics - Drexel Univeristy College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 1988
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics - Shriner's Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons 1990
  • Recertified through 12/31/2030 - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Board Certified July 1990 - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Medical License - State of Delaware, since 1984 to present
  • Diplomate, March 1984 - National Board of Medical Examiners

Hospital Affiliations

  • Christiana Care, Past Chief, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Past Member - Board of Directors - Christiana Care Health System
  • Emeritus - Medical Director Christiana Care Center for Advanced Joint Replacement

Academic Rank

  • University of Delaware, Department of Physical Therapy, Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Christiana Care, Associate Professor Department of Surgery

Professional Societies

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Past President - Medical Society of Delaware
  • Past President - New Castle County Medical Society
  • Delaware Arthritis Foundation –Past member Board of Directors

Community Interests

  • Delaware Medical Journal, Editorial Board
  • Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Additional Education

  • Lafayette College, Easton, PA
    Summa Cum Laude, B.A. Biology 1979
  • July 1984 to June 1988 – Completed residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.  Training included 12 months of hand surgery.
  • July 1986 to December 1986 – Pediatric Orthopaedics, Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Philadelphia, PA (Part of Orthopaedic Residency at Drexel University College of Medicine)
  • July 1983 to June 1984 – Completed internship in general surgery, Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, DE.  Rotations in vascular, thoracic, and pediatric surgery.