Christopher Potanas

Dr. Christopher Potanas


Dr. Christopher Potanas is originally from New York City. He earned his Bachelors degree in Biology from Sacred Heart University in 2003 and his DVM degree from Kansas State University in 2010. He then completed a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship at MSPCA-Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA in 2011 and a Surgical Internship at Ohio Veterinary Surgery & Neurology at Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital in Akron, OH in 2012. He finished his training by completing his Surgical Residency at Newtown Veterinary Specialists in Newtown, CT in 2015.

Dr. Potanas has numerous interests in veterinary surgery, particularly advanced orthopedics (cruciate repair, complex fractures, angular limb deformity and total hip replacement), surgical oncology, postoperative pain management and critical care. Dr. Potanas’s pets include a Dogue de Bordeaux named Denali and two cats named Cabernet and T-Bone. In his spare time, Dr. Potanas is an avid sports fan who enjoys spending time in the kitchen with his beautiful wife Robyn, and playing golf.