Dr. Kudryk grew up in Northern New Jersey. He graduated from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He then went on to graduate from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee with a Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. Kudryk earned a United States Health Professions Scholarship from the Navy and served as an Officer in the US Navy both overseas and in the USA. He has served as an adjunct Professor of Optometry with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry while stationed at he Naval hospital in Philadelphia. He has also served as an examiner on the Florida state board of Optometry. He enjoys windsurfing, paddle boarding, and running for leisure time activities.