Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Elite Eyecare Associates the leading provider of vision care products and services in Sicklerville.
Dr. J. Scot Ellis
Dr. J. Scot Ellis is a life long resident of South Jersey. 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 has seen it grow to 7000 patients and now three doctors. In August 2000, Dr. Ellis opened his second office location in Tuckerton, NJ near his hometown.
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, red eyes, glaucoma, diabetes, cataracts and refractive surgery. Dr. Ellis has been specialty trained by TLC to screen, treat and manage Lasik laser refractive surgery. He also has an active specialty practice that caters to hard to fit contact lens patients, Industrial Safety vision and nursing home care.
When away from the office, Dr. Ellis and his wife Suzanne enjoy boating, travel and spending time with their family. They have two college age children – Kayla who is a First Class Cadet at the US Coast Guard Academy and Jake who is attending Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa.
Dr. Ami Patel
Dr Ami Patel was born and raised in South Jersey. She attended Rutgers University where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Biology. She attended Optometry School in Boston at the New England College of Optometry where she earned her Doctorate of Optometry. Dr Patel is a member of the American Optometric Association and the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians. She has been practicing Optometry in the South Jersey are for fourteen years.
As an Optometric Physician, Dr. Patel 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. Patel are blurred vision, red eyes, glaucoma, diabetes, cataracts and refractive surgery.