Ellis Family Eyecare
Meet Dr Ellis
Dr. J. Scot Ellis is a life long resident of Southern Ocean County. He was raised on Long Beach Island and is a graduate of Southern Regional High School. After high school, he studied biology and psychology at Wilkes University. His graduate medical studies were completed at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where he received a Doctorate of Optometry in 1990. Dr. Ellis trained at the Philadelphia Naval Hospital, the Camden Optometric Center and the Eye Institute in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Ellis established his practice in Sicklerville, NJ in August 1991 and opened his second office August 2000 in Little Egg Harbor. In December 2018, he sold his Sicklerville location so that he may concentrate fully on the Little Egg Harbor office.
As an Optometric Physician, Dr. Ellis is a Primary Eyecare Provider. Optometric Physicians are trained to diagnose, manage and treat both refractive and medical conditions of the eye. Some of the more common conditions managed or treated by Dr. Ellis are blurred vision, dry eyes, red eyes, glaucoma, diabetes, cataracts and refractive surgery. Dr. Ellis has been specialty trained by Kremer Eye Center to screen, treat and manage Lasik laser refractive surgery. He also co-manages surgical patients with Southern Shores Eye center in Manahawkin, The Witlin Center in Toms River and Kremer Eye Center in Cherry Hill. Dr. Ellis is currently the staff Optometrist at the US Coast Guard training center Cape May, where he sees the incoming recruits and active duty US Coast Guard members. In Little Egg Harbor he maintains an active specialty practice that caters too hard to fit contact lens patients and medical eyecare.
When away from the office, Dr. Ellis and his wife Suzanne enjoy boating, traveling and spending time with their family. They have two children – Kayla is a US Coast Guard officer and Jake is studying engineering at Drexel University and will enter the US Navy as an officer upon graduation in June 2020.