Dr. Christopher Whitmyer is a former member of the professional staff in the Department of Dentistry at the Cleveland Clinic. During his 12-year tenure at the clinic, he was awarded an American Cancer Society clinical oncology fellowship, affording him the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and clinical experience of the very unique dental needs that are associated with current cancer treatment. He also served as the Director of the General Practice Residency for more than seven years. In addition, he completed the Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Executive program in Practice Management while serving as the team dentist for the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Barons, Cleveland Cavaliers, and the WNBA’s Cleveland Rockers.
Dr. Whitmyer is a graduate of Brecksville High School, Ohio Wesleyan University and the Ohio State University School of Dentistry. He has published multiple scientific and clinical papers, and was honored with the Judson Hickey Award for the outstanding clinical paper published in The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He has contributed to the scientific presentations at multiple national dental meetings and he has also been recognized for an original and excellent contribution to the understanding of the oral health of the elderly by the Board of Directors of the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry.
His clinical interests include the rehabilitation and preservation of the dentition utilizing the most up to date procedures in dental surgery, implants, crowns, and cosmetic dentistry for both adults and children. He is a member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and the American Prosthodontic Society. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, and the Greater Cleveland Dental Society. He has served the Ohio Dental Association as an alternate delegate during the annual state meeting. He is honored to be included in the list of Top Dentists in the United States, and identified by his peers to be a top dentist in the Greater Cleveland Area.
Dr. Whitmyer is an avid alpine skier and fly fisherman. He is a lifetime member of Trout Unlimited and a part time alpaca rancher.