Augustine Kellis, MD


Dr. Kellis is a specialist in general ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery. His special interests include cataract and implant surgery, glaucoma surgery, and laser for diabetes and glaucoma. He is one of only 200 fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeons in the country.

Born in Wheeling, West Virginia and raised in Steubenville, Ohio, Dr. Kellis graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bethany College with a Bachelor of Science degree. He earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. He received his residency training in ophthalmology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, where he also served as chief resident. This was followed by the completion of the prestigious Tenzel Oculoplastic Surgical fellowship in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Kellis has written numerous publications on various eye diseases and on oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and also Chief of Ophthalmology at UHHS Geauga Regional Hospital. He is on staff at UHHS Geauga Regional Hospital, Meridia Hillcrest, and has clinical privileges at Firelands Community Hospital.