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Dr. McElroy is the founder of Ted A. McElroy, OD PC. He is the driving force for our state-of-the-art technology and gold standard of care. Read more about him below.

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 is currently serving as the Treasurer of SECO International. 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. 

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.

Dr. McElroy is a founding member of The Roya Enterprise, an organization dedicated to assisting aspiring practice owners. He enjoys speaking to students on the joys of private practice and is an author published in Optometric Management, also serving on their editorial board.

He spends a great deal of his time with his wife and two sons traveling to swim meets, going to Disney World, and enjoying time with them.