Dr. Christopher Lapsley is from the Philadelphia area. He attended Penn State University for his undergraduate education. Following undergrad, Dr. Lapsley worked as a high school science teacher in a high-needs school in New York City. While teaching he earned a master's degree in secondary education at the City College of New York. Following his time as a teacher, Dr. Lapsley began studying at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. While in school he developed a fondness for orthopedic surgery and emergency medicine.
When not at the HAH, Dr. Lapsley enjoys pretending to be a dinosaur with his 4 year-old son and scaring his dog, Pirate (his specialties include Tyrannosaurus rex and Velociraptor). He also enjoys spending time with his wife and thinking about getting a gym membership, but never actually going through with it.