George W Veliky, O.D.
Dr. Veliky graduated with honors from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society and completed the college honors program with a research project on the leading causes of blindness. He further completed his optometric education at the New England College of Optometry and is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa. Post graduation, he completed a one-year residency at Omni Eye Services (NJ) specializing in ocular disease, after which he was asked to remain on staff as a consultative optometrist. In 2005, Dr. Veliky was appointed Center Director of the Iselin office, a position he still holds today.
Dr. Veliky is a member of the American Optometric Association, the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians and is currently the President of the Mid-Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians. He heads the continuing education section of that same local chapter. As a teacher of 4th year externs from differing colleges of optometry, he holds the position of adjunct faculty for New England College of Optometry, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, The Ohio State University - College of Optometry, and SUNY College of Optometry. Dr. Veliky is also a lifetime member of the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanities.
Dr. Veliky is actively involved in our state association as a member of the Clinical Care Committee, chairperson for the Industry Relations Committee and a member of the Board of Directors. He is also the CE chairperson for NJSOP’s Annual Summer CE Program. Dr. Veliky was the recipient of the 2008 NJ “Young Optometrist of the Year” award as voted by the NJSOP.
Dr. Veliky is committed to expanding the educational experience for all of the students and doctors he works with and serves as the director of the residency program at Omni Eye Services. He co-authored a major article in the July 2006 issue of Review of Optometry and has lectured to numerous optometric societies throughout the state of New Jersey, as well as Pennsylvania. He also holds periodic lectures and workshops in his Iselin office for the educational benefit of his fellow peers.
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