Life As A New Graduate OD – A Google Hangout

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Guests and Hosts

  • Dr. Matthew Geller
  • Dr. Ryan Corte
  • Dr. Dave Kading
  • Dr. Mile Brujic

Topics they will cover include

  1. Getting your dream “career”
  2. Real world vs. Optometry School
  3. Getting involved in the profession outside of seeing patients
  4. Plus ask any question you want, LIVE, during the talk!

Dr. Matthew Geller

Founder & Senior Editor of and Founder of – I created because I noticed that many new graduates had talent and creativity that could change optometry for the better. My duties include all of the team building, graphic design, marketing, event planning, video editing and overall administration for the website. I want to give new graduates power to be the greatest optometrists they can be. I am currently an optometrist at Complete Family Vision Care in San Diego, California.

Dr. Ryan Corte

Ryan Corte attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry and graduated in 2012. He completed an Optometric Residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Illinois College of Optometry in 2013. He currently splits time between two private practices in metropolitan Charlotte, NC. Ryan is a former Executive President of the American Optometric Student Association. He also was recently appointed to the Student and New Graduate Committee of the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Dave Kading

David Kading, OD owns a three doctor, two location practice in the Seattle area. Since 2007 Dr. Dave and his wife Dr. Kristi Kading have grown and developed both locations into successful practices specializing in contact lenses, binocular vision and disease management. Dr. Dave has experienced the challenges that transitioning optometrists encounter. He has developed systems and techniques to aid others as they join, purchase, or start a private practice. Check out Dave on Optometric Insights.

Dr. Mile Burjic

Mile Brujic, OD is a partner in a five doctor, four location practice in northwest Ohio. Dr. Mile’s practice focuses on customized eye care solutions for patients by meeting the needs of each individual. Having gone through the process of becoming a partner, Dr. Mile understands the unique needs of the transitioning optometrist. By incorporating the strengths of his experience he is able to assist others who are entering a new phase of their professional careers. Check out Mile on Optometric Insights.

About Matt Geller

Matthew Geller
Dr. Matt Geller is a technology entrepreneur with a track record of developing successful online platforms to solve problems in the healthcare space. Matt is an optometrist in San Diego and is the founder of, and the co-founder of!

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