Dr. McLeod is a 2001 graduate of the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse with dual degrees in Microbiology and Medical Laboratory Science. He then attended the New England College of Optometry where in 2006 he concurrently earned a Master of Science in Vision Science and a Doctorate in Optometry. His research focused on the effects of overnight orthokeratology on pediatric binocular vision. In 2007, he completed the prestigious Cornea & Contact Lens Residency through the New England College of Optometry and received the Dr. Sheldon Wechsler Contact Lens Residency Award.
After completing his training, Dr. McLeod was the Director of Contact Lens Services at Boston University Eye Associates within Boston Medical Center. He maintained his affiliation with NECO as an adjunct faculty member educating students and residents within his clinic and at the college. In 2012, he became the Chief, Cornea and Contact Lens Service at MCPHS University and was recognized as the Clinical Faculty of the Year.
In 2014, Dr. McLeod returned to his alma mater as the Contact Lens Program Director and Assistant Professor within the Department of Specialty and Advanced Care. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.