Peter A. Vellis, DO, joined CDPHP in February 2015 as medical director. In this role, Dr. Vellis assists in the utilization management programs and with the Enhanced Primary Care initiative. He is chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Dr. Vellis is currently on faculty at the Family Medicine Residency program of Ellis Hospital in Schenectady.
Prior to joining CDPHP, Dr. Vellis served as medical director at the University at Albany, medical director of the Seton Health Urgent Care Center in Clifton Park, faculty member at Albany Medical Center’s Family Practice Residency, and Public Health Service Physician with the Indian Health Service on the Navajo Reservation in Kayenta, AZ.
Dr. Vellis earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and a Bachelor of Science degree in bio-physics from Union College. He completed his family practice residency and sports medicine fellowship at Albany Medical Center and is board certified in family medicine with a CAQ in primary care sports medicine.