Dr. Christ A. Balouris graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his Medical internship at Evanston Hospital, Northwestern University in Illinois. Dr. Balouris finished his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He spent a year as a Clinical Instructor and Director of the Corneal Eyebank at St. John Ophthalmic Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel. In that role, Dr. Balouris was involved with caring for patients with a wide spectrum of ophthalmic problems, including ocular trauma and corneal transplantation surgery.
Upon returning to Pittsburgh, Dr. Balouris served as a Resident Instructor at the University of Pittsburgh’s Eye and Ear Institute and was a Clinical Instructor at The University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Ophthalmology. Recently, he has been involved in teaching Family Practice Residents through the St. Margaret Family Practice Residency Program.
Dr. Balouris has held leadership roles with the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, as well as the Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Balouris is also active in his community and church. He enjoys cooking, the Steelers, Pitt football and basketball and Penn State tailgates with his family.