Dr. George Shida graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Pre-Med Biology. He played football, lettering for three years. Dr. Shida received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 1980 from the University of
Alabama/Medical Center at Birmingham. He began his private practice career in 1981 in the Atlanta area, where he continues to practice. His specialty is family and medical eyecare, pre and post operative surgical care, as well as eyeglasses and contact lenses.
Dr. Shida is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Georgia Optometric Association, and the Greater Atlanta Optometric Asssociation.
Dr. Shida and his wife Patricia have four children. For leisure he enjoys golf and spending time with his family.