Graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1967 and completed his ophthalmic residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He was one of the pioneers in small incision cataract and implant surgery in Massachusetts and has had experience in this area for almost a quarter of a century.
He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a charter member of the American College of Eye Surgeons. He is affiliated with Caritas Norwood Hospital, Faulkner/Brigham and Women's Hospital, as well as Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and New England Medical Center. He devotes most of his practice to cataract surgery in greater Boston, and related surgeries. He was one of the early investigators of epikeratophakia, a precursor of current LASIK technology.
George Violin, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been the subject of many news articles concerning his expertise in the areas of laser vision correction and cataract surgery. He has been featured, and has appeared as a guest speaker, on numerous local television and radio broadcasts, where he has discussed state of the art technologies in both of these areas.