Dr. Patra Alatsis grew up in Tacoma, and completed her undergraduate degree in cellular, molecular, and developmental biology at the University of Washington. She moved to Boston, where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
After dental school, Dr. Alatsis was delighted to return to the Northwest to complete her postdoctoral residency in orthodontics at Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, and obtained her Master of Science in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics and studied the effects of staining on white spot lesions treated with resin infiltration.
Dr. Alatsis is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists, and the American Dental Association. She is also in the process of becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Alatsis is currently in the process of developing an orthodontic practice in the greater Seattle area. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, cooking, skiing, hiking, and yoga. Dr. Alatsis is excited to join the Pickard Orthodontic family and looks forward to providing quality care to our community.