Meet Dr. David Chao

Dr. David Chao

Optometrist/Owner of Woodstock Optometry, P.C.

Dr. Chao has worked as the primary optometrist located inside the Woodstock Lenscrafters since 2013, and he took ownership of the practice in July of 2017.


Dr. David Chao was born and raised in Woodstock, GA.  He attended Woodstock Elementary School, Woodstock Middle School, and Woodstock High School. He is the youngest of four brothers. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Lee University in Cleveland, TN where he also sang in the prestigious acapella vocal group Voices of Lee. He then received his Doctorate of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. While in Optometry school, he served as Class President and was a member of Fellowship of Christian Optometrists. Dr. Chao completed his externship training in Ocular Disease at Omni Eye Services in Atlanta, GA.


Dr. Chao is certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease, and his practice interests include medically treating glaucoma and all forms of ocular disease, fitting specialty soft and GP contact lenses including Scleral Contact Lenses, and pediatric and family eye care. Dr. Chao is a member of the Georgia Optometric Association.

Dr. Chao enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, backpacking, and mountain biking. 

Dr. Chao is excited to be serving his hometown community as the owner of Woodstock Optometry.