Primary Eyecare Group of Brentwood
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors who make Primary Eyecare Group the leading provider of vision care products and services in Middle Tennessee.
Our doctors have 50 years of experience treating our patients from ages 1 to 100+! We diagnose and treat a comprehensive array of eye diseases, conditions and problems including everything from pink eye to glaucoma. We use the latest technologies and vision products to ensure that you achieve your absolute best vision. Our commitment to improving the vision for our community drives us to be the very best. Give yourself or someone you love the gift of clear vision and schedule an appointment with us today.
Dr. Kenneth A. Young
Dr. Young is a 1993 graduate of Southern College of Optometry where he was awarded for his diagnosis and treatment of ocular pathology. He serves as a FDA Investigator and Associate Professor for 3 optometry schools. In his time off, he enjoys time with his wife and two kids, hunting, fishing and raising Hereford Cattle.
Dr. Peter T. Van Hoven
Dr. Van Hoven is a lifelong Nashvillian. After completing optometry school in Memphis and returning to middle TN, he joined Primary Eyecare in 2002. Dr. Van Hoven is a member of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians as well as an administrator for Vision Source (the largest group of private practice Optometrists in the nation). In his spare time, he enjoys watching his daughters play volleyball, boating with his family and generally anything that involves the outdoors.
Dr. Nicholas P. Engle
An Iowa native, Dr. Engle joined Primary Eyecare Group in 2007. He has completed internships in both primary and pediatric optometric care and wants to see your whole family! He is Trustee of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians, an Infantsee® provider, and a volunteer with the special Olympics Opening Eyes program.
Dr. Engle and his family like spending time outdoors so if you know of any great hikes let him know! He is also a bow tie and sock enthusiast. Try to spot what he’s wearing today!
Dr. Jeremy Walz
Dr. Jeremy Walz grew up outside New Orleans, LA and graduated from the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Optometry in 2009. Prior to joining Primary Eyecare, Dr. Walz served on staff at the VA Hospital and as a clinical professor at Ohio State University and the University of California Berkeley Schools of Optometry.
Dr. Walz has participated in optometric mission trips to many Latin American countries. In his free time, Dr. Walz enjoys spending time with his family, running, hiking, and backpacking.