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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!

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    Dr. Christina Martin

    Dr. Christina Martin joined Primary Eyecare Group in 2020 and provides all aspects of eye care including diagnosing and treating ocular diseases, glaucoma, contact lenses, pediatrics, and LASIK and cataract co-management. Dr. Martin was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. She graduated with honors from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in biological sciences. Dr. Martin then went on to receive her doctorate of optometry in 2013 from Illinois College of Optometry, where she graduated Cum Laude.

    In her free time, she enjoys staying active outdoors with her husband and daughter.