Dr. Marcel Ionita joined Patient First in July of 2011 and is the Medical Director of the Lancaster center, where he is responsible for all aspects of medical operations. He is a 1993 graduate of the Universitatea de Medicine Si Farmacie ”Carol Davila” in Bucharest, Romania. He pursued an ophthalmology residency at the Central Military Hospital in Romania and furthered his studies with the Department of Vision Sciences at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Dr. Ionita completed a family practice residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Ionita is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.