Dr. Augustine J. Kellis is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained oculoplastic surgeon. He is the founder and CEO of Ophthalmology & Oculoplastic Surgery, Inc., located in Chardon, Ohio. Dr. Kellis is a well-respected physician with over 25 years experience in his chosen specialties. Since obtaining his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University and completing his residency training as chief resident in ophthalmology at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, he has performed over 60,000 eyelid, oculoplastic, and facial plastic surgical procedures. Dr. Kellis is well known for his exceptional medical expertise and his warm, personable bedside manner.
Dr. Kellis is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. His peers voted him to the prestigious Castle Connelly Top Doctors in Northern Ohio. He was also voted one of Cleveland Magazine’s Top Doctors for Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic surgery. Recently US News and World Report selected Dr. Kellis as one of the top ophthalmologic and oculoplastic surgeons in America.
Dr. Kellis is an assistant clinical professor at The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Ophthalmology. He is also the director of the Chief Resident Oculoplastic rotation at the University Hospitals Eye Institute.
Aside from providing state-of-the-art care for his patients, Dr. Kellis, a former accomplished amateur body builder, still engages in weight training and cardiovascular exercise, including cycling and power yoga. He enjoys traveling, jet skiing, boating, snorkeling, and scuba diving.
|1981||Steubenville High School Valedictorian|
|1985||Bethany College, Magna Cum Laude|
|1989||Received medical degree from Case Western Reserve University|
|1993||Completed residency training at The Mt. Sinai Medical Center|
|1994||Completed formal education with Tenzel Oculoplastic surgical fellowship in Miami, Florida|
|1994-2010||Served as chief of ophthalmology and head of oculoplastic surgery at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center|
|1994 – 2010||Director of oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery at Parschauer Eye Center in Sandusky, OH|
|2000-2013||Medical director for the Center of Excellence in Ophthalmology at UHHS Geauga Medical|
|2006 – Present||Director of oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery at Eye Care Associates in Youngstown, OH|
Professional Associations & Honors
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
- Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Cleveland Ophthalmologic Society
- Strathmore’s “Who’s Who” Among Medical Professionals
- Northern Ohio Live Magazine, Voted to 2008/2009 “Top Docs”
- Consumers Research, Top Ophthalmologists in America, 2009
- Castle Connolly Top Docs in Northern Ohio
- Cleveland Magazine’s Top Doctors for Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic surgery
- US News & World Report
- Top Docs in America
- Top Cosmetic Surgeons in America