Plastic Surgery Specialists - Maryland Cosmetic SurgeonsDr. Christopher J. Spittler is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving Baltimore, Annapolis, Easton, and other Maryland cities. He cares deeply about his patients and feels honored to be able to help so many women and men achieve a more satisfying appearance and enhanced lifestyle through cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures.

Dr. Spittler was born in Cleveland, Ohio and received his undergraduate education in Biology from the University of Cincinnati. He earned his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown, Ohio. Dr. Spittler received numerous awards and recognitions during his time in medical school, including certificates and letters of recommendation, and served as a class representative to the Academic Review and Promotions Committee.

After medical school, Dr. Spittler completed a surgical internship at Riverside Methodist Hospitals and a general surgery residency at Meridia Huron Hospital, in Cleveland, Ohio. His plastic surgery residency training took place at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Spittler completed a Fellowship in Breast and Cosmetic Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Dr. Spittler is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has been a contributing author to a number of publications and has presented research nationwide. He performs a wide range of cosmetic surgery procedures for the face, breasts, and body.

To meet with Dr. Spittler in person, request your consultation online or call us at 410.841.5355 to schedule your appointment.

Professional Resume

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Undergraduate Education

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
Dates Attended: 9/83-6/87
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Biology

Post Graduate Training

Breast and Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, DC

Plastic Surgery Residency
University of Wisconsin Hospitals
Madison, Wisconsin

General Surgery Residency
Meridia Huron Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Foundation Affiliated Health System
Cleveland, Ohio

Surgical Internship
Riverside Methodist Hospitals
Columbus, Ohio

Medical School

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM)
Rootstown, Ohio
Dates Attended: 9/87-5/91
Degree Awarded: Doctor of Medicine

Activities and Organizational Memberships

Class Representative to the Academic Review and Promotions Committee, 1988-1991
Membership in: OSMA, AMA, Recreation Club
Tutor: Gross Anatomy

Membership in Scientific Societies

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
American Medical Association




Spear SL, Spittler CJ, Breast Reconstruction with Implants and Expanders. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Expected date of publication June, 2000.

Spittler CJ, Chari V, Husni EA, Patzakis J, Li PK, Zelis J, Chung RS. Second look laparoscopy for visceral ischemia facilitated by preinstalled ports. The American Surgeon. 1997;63:732-34.

Li PK, Spittler CJ, Taylor CW, Sponseller D, Chung RS. In vitro effects of simulated gastric juice on swallowed metal objects: implications for practical management. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 1997;46:152-55.

Zelis J, Spittler CJ, Chung RS. A safe technique for abdominal paracentesis. Contemporary Surgery for Residents, July/August 1996, pp. 21-22.

Research Experience/Presentations

Spittler CJ, Hardy SP. Incidence of metopic synostosis in the general population. Presented at the Chief Residents Conference Galviston, TX, April 1999 (publication pending).

Lippit S, Allen W, Spittler C. Radiation exposure to OR personnel when using the c-arm fluoroscope. Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio, 1988.

Spittler CJ, Leeson MC. Tumoral calcinosis: a case report and review of the literature. NEOUCOM, Summer Fellowship Research Day, 1988.

Garfield SA, Spittler CJ. Growth hormone action in controlling hepatic glycogen metabolism. American Association of Anatomists, One Hundredth Annual Meeting, George Washington School of Medicine, May 1987.

Dr. Spittler discusses tummy tucks.

“Dr. Spittler is very professional and helped me to feel comfortable and confident in my decision to get plastic surgery. I couldn’t be happier with the results. He is amazing!” – J. W.