is a graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School. He attended Penn State and received his B.S. and O.D. degrees from Indiana University in Bloomington Indiana. While at Indiana he completed an externship at The Optometric Center of St. Louis.
Dr. Snyder was a laboratory instructor at Indiana and was responsible for teaching courses in Ophthalmic Optics to the underclassmen.
He is certified by the National Board of Examiners in the treatment and management of ocular disease.
Dr. Snyder is an avid Pittsburgh Steeler and Indiana Hoosier fan. He enjoys reading, playing the guitar, and cruising in his vintage 1974 Porsche.