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Meet Our Doctors
Our talented team of highly trained doctors are absolutely committed to providing the highest standard of eyecare available. From protecting the health of your eyes, to ensuring the best vision possible, our doctors deliver the care you and your eyes deserve.
Following graduation, Dr. Anderson completed a residency in ocular disease at the Kansas City VA Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He received extensive training in the area of glaucoma, diabetic eye care, cataracts, and low vision rehabilitation.
Dr. Anderson also spent two years teaching at his alma mater, SCO. During this time, he gave multiple presentations, both locally and nationally, including at the American Academy of Optometry annual meeting. He is also a member of the Tennessee Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association, and the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians.
In 2012, Dr. Anderson completed the requirements for fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry. The designation of FAAO is achieved by only 10% of practicing optometrists.
Dr. Anderson completed her internships at Memphis VA Medical Center, Memphis Family Vision, and Pediatric Vision Associates. Dr. Anderson also received a Clinical Research Award during her final year of training.
A native of Manchester, Dr. Summer sought an opportunity to give back to the community in which she was raised. In 2007 she and Dr. Jeremy started Anderson Eye Care.
Dr. Conn has been in private practice since October 1989. The health of your eyes is his greatest concern.
Dr. Colonna is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Chemistry. Through a mentorship during college, he found his love of Optometry. Dr. Matthew Colonna enjoys the challenge of finding solutions for daily vision issues that affect each of his patients. Dr. Colonna says he enjoys listening to patients’ stories and finding ways to improve their lives.
While at Southern College of Optometry, Dr. Hoover was active with Student Volunteers for Optometric Service to Humanity (SVOSH), and traveled to Mexico, Haiti, Belize, and Colombia, performing eye exams and dispensing glasses to underserved areas. Dr. Hoover was also awarded the Outstanding Clinician Award by Southern College of Optometry’s staff doctors and supervisors.
In practice since 2016, Dr. Hoover has always been fascinated with the eyes and their functions in our lives. At the age of 8 or 9, he was diagnosed as being colorblind. Soon after, he began borrowing the colorblind testing book from his family eye doctor, and he would use it to test students in his school to find others like himself for science projects.
Dr. Hoover loves the satisfaction of knowing that his patients leave seeing and feeling their very best and enjoys helping them have a greater understanding of their refractive and ocular health status. He says it is always a treat to see the smiles on his patients’ faces when they get their new prescriptions filled and experience clearer vision.
Dr. Muse joined Anderson Eye Care in 2017. Prior to that, Dr. Muse spent 17 years working in a surgical co-management-based office. He has extensive experience in medical eye care, surgical co-management, and contact lens and refractive care.
Dr. Muse is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians.
Amy Sickman-Parsley, O.D.
Dr. Amy Sickman-Parsley is pleased to provide comprehensive patient-centered eye care as part of the Hermitage Eye Care team. Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, she attended the University of Missouri where she received her degree in Biological Sciences with a Spanish minor. Dr. Sickman-Parsley graduated magna cum laude from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN.
During optometry school, she was involved in Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity, a student organization that provides vision and eye health exams to communities living in poverty and participated in mission trips to Honduras, Mexico, and Colombia. Following optometry school, Dr. Sickman-Parsley completed an additional year of advanced residency training at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Virginia.
Dr. Sickman-Parsley joined as a FAAO (Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry) in 2020.
Outside of the clinic, she enjoys trying new restaurants, traveling, and running. Amy and her husband, Billy, reside in the Donelson area.
She is married and has one beautiful daughter, Jaclyn. Dr. Odes loves to play tennis, snow ski, scuba dive and travel.
A native of Alberta, Virginia, Dr. Orgain received his B.A. degree in biology from the University of Richmond and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. He was a member of the Gold Key Honor Society, student member of the Board of Trustees and was listed in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.
Dr. Orgain is certified by the Tennessee State Board of Optometry in the treatment of ocular disease and has been certified by the International Association of Boards for Treatment and Management of Eye Disease. He has served as a clinical investigator on different contact lens designs and has used many of these designs in his contact lens practice.
Dr. Orgain is a member of the Tennessee Optometric Association, where he served as president in 1987 and was named Optometrist of the Year in 1990. A resident of Gallatin, Dr. Orgain has four children, Katherine, Sarah, Emily and Brian. They are members of the First United Methodist Church in Gallatin.
After practicing in Sumner County for the last three years, Dr. Smith decided to open Hendersonville Eye Care in 2017. In 2020, Hendersonville Eye Care merged with Orgain Family Vision. Dr. Smith is a member of the American Optometric Association and Tennessee Optometric Association. Dr. Smith is looking forward to providing excellent comprehensive eye care to his patients in this community.
William Parsley, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in 2016. Dr. Parsley also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Tennessee, which he received in 2012.
With the support and encouragement of his childhood eye doctors throughout his studies, Dr. Parsley was inspired to continue his education and pursue a career in optometry. Specializing in comprehensive care, Dr. Parsley especially enjoys developing personal relationships with his patients and improving their lives by providing them with clearer vision.
In his personal time away from the office, Dr. Parsley loves spending time with his wife and dog, as well as playing the drums and learning target shooting.
Upon graduation from Southern College of Optometry, Dr. Maria was promoted to captain in the US Army and was stationed at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. During his time as Division Optometrist for the 101st Airborne Assault (AASLT), he implemented the Aviation Contact Lens Program for the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR).
In practice since 1996, Dr. Maria provides primary eyecare, treatment of glaucoma, red eye, and eye injuries, as well as manages diabetic eye disease and macular degeneration.
A resident of Dover for over 20 years, Dr. Maria enjoys staying fit and active with his wife, attending their daughter’s basketball games, and playing golf with their son.
Peter Van Hoven, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in 1999 and earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Tennessee Technological University.
In practice since 1999, Dr. Van Hoven’s interest in eye care was motivated by a long history of visual conditions and ocular disease in his family. He was driven to pursue a career in optometry to be able to help others improve their vision and overall eye health.
In his time away from the office, Dr. Van Hoven enjoys staying active by boating with his family and hiking.
Nicholas Engle, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in 2007 and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from the University of Northern Iowa.
Dr. Engle has always been fascinated with the eyes. He takes great interest in helping his patients understand how amazing their eyes are by educating them on how to keep their eyes at their best. Many people take advantage of their vision, and Dr. Engle likes helping them learn to appreciate and value this wonderful sense. He feels that he has the best of both worlds by being able to educate and treat patients at the same time.
Seeing his patients and their families year after year gives Dr. Engle the unique opportunity to build valuable relationships. Dr. Engle strives to understand his patients’ individual needs by having conversations and asking questions, which allows him to provide the specialized care each patient deserves.
Christina Martin, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry cum laude from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2013 and earned her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with honors from Northern Illinois University. Dr. Martin provides all aspects of eye care, including the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases, glaucoma, contact lenses, pediatric eye exams, and surgery co-management.
Dr. Martin says as a young child she always knew she wanted to be an optometrist. Ever since she began wearing glasses in the 2nd grade, she recalls that her visits to the eye doctor were always her favorite doctor appointment every year.
In practice since 2013, Dr. Martin’s favorite part of being an optometrist is building and maintaining long-term relationships with her patients of all ages. Knowing her patients on a personal level helps her to provide them with the best eye care possible to solve their vision needs.
In her time away from the office, Dr. Martin enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and staying active by participating in outdoor activities with her husband and daughter.
Molly Pace, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in 2018 and earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Mississippi State University.
Dr. Pace began wearing glasses and contact lenses as a young girl in the 7th grade. Later, as a senior in high school, she developed a corneal ulcer because she had not been properly cleaning her contact lenses over time. She spent a lot of time at her optometrist’s office for treatment where she became more interested in the eye care field. She later began shadowing her optometrist and eventually made her decision to pursue optometry as a career.
In practice since 2018, Dr. Pace loves seeing firsthand the impact that eye health education and quality eye care can have for her patients to see more clearly.
In her time away from the office, Dr. Pace loves spending her free time with her family. She is also an avid animal lover who especially enjoys pampering her Yorkie named Teddy.
Kenneth Young, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in 1993 where he was awarded for his diagnosis and treatment of ocular pathology. Dr. Young serves as an FDA Investigator and Associate Professor for three optometry schools.
In his time away from treating patients, Dr. Young enjoys spending time with his wife and their two kids, as well as hunting, fishing, and raising Hereford cattle.
Vicky Young, O.D. received her Doctor of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1995 and earned her undergraduate degree in Business from the University of Tennessee at Martin. Dr. Young is certified by the International Board of Examiners for the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.
In her free time away from the office, Dr. Young likes spending as much time with her family as possible, and that includes staying very busy with attending her children’s sports activities most nights. She also enjoys gardening, traveling with her family, and reading in her spare time, and she is always interested in receiving good book recommendations from her patients!