Meet Dr. Rob Szeliga

DrRob@SpringHillEyecare.com

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Dr. Rob Szeliga (pronounced sha-lee-ga) is Spring Hill Eyecare's founder and owner.  Dr. Rob’s family moved to Thompson’s Station when he was fifteen.  He graduated from Fred J. Page High School in Franklin, TN.  He started college and played baseball at Rhodes College in Memphis before transferring to Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, where he received a B.S. in Microbiology.

 

In 2005, he received his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry (SCO) in Memphis, TN.   At SCO, he received extensive training in primary care, contact lens, ocular disease, low vision, and pediatrics.  He completed rotations at Drs. Whitley & Hughes Family Eye Care in Covington, TN and at Total Eye Care, P.A. in Memphis, TN.



After graduating from SCO, he opened his own private practice in Spring Hill, TN in November 2005.  Dr. Szeliga is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians (TAOP).  He currently serves as the Duck River Optometric Society's Trustee for the TAOP.   He opened the Spring Hill Sports Vision Training center in 2013, Spring Hill Vision Development Center in 2015, and The Greenhouse Dry Eye Clinic in 2018.  Spring Hill Eyecare has been a member of the Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce since 2005.  Dr. Rob serves on the advisory board for the ophthalmology referral centers Eye Health Partners and South East Eye Specialists.  He recently accepted the position of Member Director for IDOC for the greater Nashville area.  IDOC is an optometric alliance committed to the growth and prosperity of independent optometrists. 

In the summer of 2003, Dr. Rob and his wife, Amy, were married at Spring Hill's Rippavilla Plantation.  The couple has three children: a 12-year old son, Jackson Brady; a 4-year old daughter, Londyn Everleigh; and a 1-year old daughter, Magnolia Scarlett.   Jackson was voted the 2010 Tennessee winner of Prevent Blindness America’s Most Beautiful Eyes contest.  Amy, a stay-at-home-mom, was previously a teacher at Longview Elementary and Chapman's Retreat in Spring Hill.  The family has a 16-year old Jack Russell terrier named Cooper.  The Szeligas attend Thompson’s Station United Methodist Church.

Dr. Szeliga  is an avid sports fan.  He is a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan and also follows the Tennessee Titans, Tennessee Volunteers, and Nashville Predators.  He enjoys fishing and kayaking on the Caney Fork, Elk , and Harpeth Rivers.



 

Jackson: 2010 Most Beautiful Eyes winning photo for Tennessee

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Spring Hill Eyecare, PLLC
5238 Main Street

Spring Hill, TN 37174

(formerly 5328 Main Street)

 

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New Hours effective July 8th:

Mon: 10am-7pm

Tue: 10am-7pm

Wed: 9am-6pm

Thu: 7am-4pm

Fri: 7am-4pm

 

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