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Dr. McElroy, founded Ted A. McElroy, OD, PC in 1994 in Tifton, GA.

He is a graduate of Southern College of Optometry. In 2004 he served as the Georgia Optometric Association President and in 2016 he served as the SECO International President. Dr. McElroy was the recipient of the following awards:

  • 1997 GA Optometric Association's Young Optometrist of the Year
  • 2005 GOA Optometrist of the Year
  • 2009 GOA Bernard Kahn Award Recipient
  • 2022 GOA Georgianne Bearden Excellence of Leadership Award

Ted enjoys speaking to optometric students on the joys of private practice and assisting aspiring practice owners. He has served on the Speaker's Bureaus for Alcon, CibaVision, and VSP and is currently on the Speakers Bureau for Vision Source. He is an administrator for Vision Source and serves on the Administrator Advisory Board. Ted is an author published in Invision and Optometric Management and has also served on the Optometric Management editorial board. He currently serves SECO International as the Chair for the MedPRO 360 committee, the Business Education Program of SECO International. Ted co-hosts the Eyecode Media Podcast with Drs. Chris Wolfe and Aaron Werner.

His passion is his connection with his patients. His goal is to exceed his patients' expectations of service and to offer his patients a better quality of life. Dr. McElroy strives to provide his patients with an experience that cannot be found anywhere else in eye care. He is continually looking to industries and businesses outside Optometry to find these examples of excellence.