Dr. Raitz is currently president of North River Family Health Center, in Palmetto, Florida. He is also Director of Medical Affairs for North River Fire District where he has designed Health & Wellness, and agility testing programs. He is on the Lilly Advisory Board. Dr. Raitz went on to attend Ohio State University College of Medicine where he received his medical degree in 1973. His postgraduate internship and residency were completed at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio from 1973-1976. Dr. Raitz came to Palmetto and began practicing at North River Family Health Center in 1976. He served as Manatee Memorial Hospital’s Chief of Staff in 1988 and also proudly serves as the physician for the North River Fire District.