An estimated 61 million adults in the United States are at risk for serious vision loss, but only half visited an eye doctor in the last 12 months.
– Centers for Disease Control

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.

Jeremy W. Anderson, O.D.
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Dr. Anderson completed his undergraduate degree at Pittsburg State University, where he graduated with honors. He then went on to complete his Doctorate of Optometry Degree from Southern College of Optometry, where he was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa optometric honors society.

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.

Summer Anderson, O.D.
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Dr. Anderson completed her undergraduate degree at Tennessee Technological University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She went on to complete her Doctorate of Optometry at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis.

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.

William E. Conn, O.D.
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Dr. Conn is a native of Indiana and received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Indiana University at Bloomington. He graduated from Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN, in 1987 and has practiced in the Nashville area since August 1987. Professional affiliations include Middle Tennessee Optometric Society and Omega Delta Fraternity of Optometrists.

Dr. Conn has been in private practice since October 1989. The health of your eyes is his greatest concern.

Matthew Colonna, O.D.
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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 a patient’s story and finding ways to improve their lives.

 

Thomas Graves, O.D.
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Dr. Thomas Graves has been practicing as a primary eye doctor in Sumner County for almost 30 years. He has clinical experience doing eye examinations for adults and children, the fitting of contact lenses, and the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases. He takes the time to thoroughly explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. As a native of Sumner County, there is no other place that would feel like home to Dr. Graves. “I went to college at Volunteer State and David Lipscomb. After my professional degree at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, I came back to my home and have been here for thirty years.” Dr. Graves and his staff take pride in serving the citizens of Sumner County. “With all the technological advances in eye care, I try to condense the information down to make it easy for you to understand. My mission is to improve your quality of life and the way you see your world, ” Dr. Graves reports.
Phil Hammond, O.D.
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Dr. Phil Hammond graduated from Southern College of Optometry and is a member of the American Optometric Association, The Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and the Tennessee Academy of Optometry. Invested in his community, he is also a member of the Donelson-Hermitage Exchange Club and the Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, reading and tinkering with old cars.
James Hoover, O.D.
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James Hoover, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2016 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, with a minor in Philosophy, from Louisiana State University. He spent several years working with the Children’s Eye Center of Baton Rouge where he fostered a deep love for eyecare.

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.

Gregory Muse, O.D.
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Dr. Muse completed his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at David Lipscomb University in Nashville. He went on to obtain his Doctorate of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry.

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.

Adam Neal, O.D.
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Dr. Neal is a specialist in primary eye care and the treatment and management of ocular diseases. He also specializes in the pre-operative and post-operative eye care treatment. Dr. Neal graduated with his Bachelors’s degree from the University of Alabama and with his Doctorate of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry. He provides patients of Sumner Eye Care with the most current technology and advancements in eye care treatment. His specialties include educating and communicating eye health conditions to the patients and the fitting of hard contact lenses or difficult prescriptions. Dr. Neal quotes, “I love my job because I have the chance to improve someone’s quality of life by enhancing their vision.” When he is not attending to the needs of patients, Dr. Neal enjoys hiking and running, movies, and concerts.

Amy Sickman-Parsley, O.D.

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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.

Barbara Odes, O.D.
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Dr. Barbara Odes grew up in Zimbabwe, central Southern Africa. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Following her graduation, Dr. Odes completed extended training at The London Eye Refraction Hospital, after which she successfully completed the British Supplemental Optometric examination. She received her Doctorate of Optometry degree from the State University of New York, where she also completed a Vision Therapy Externship program. In 2002, Dr. Odes completed an intensive training course in Low Vision at Lighthouse International in New York. She is a member of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians.

She is married and has one beautiful daughter, Jaclyn. Dr. Odes loves to play tennis, snow ski, scuba dive and travel.

Richard Orgain, O.D.
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Richard Orgain, O.D. has been serving the eye care needs of Sumner County residents since 1978. His practice has been at its current location on Indian Lake Road since 1987.

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.

John Neuhoff, O.D.
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Dr. Neuhoff is a native of Nashville, having attended Father Ryan High School. He graduated with Honors from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. Graduate studies were provided for by a U.S. Army health Professions Scholarship, which provided the opportunity to serve for four years before returning to Nashville. During his military career he rose to the rank of Captain and was the Optometry Clinic Chief at Kimbrough Army Hospital in Maryland.
Logan Smith, O.D.
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Dr. J. Logan Smith received his Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Tennessee Technological University and went on to receive his doctorate degree in Optometry at Southern College of Optometry. After receiving his Doctorate degree, he completed a residency in primary eye care with an emphasis in ocular disease at West Tennessee Eye in Memphis, TN.

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.
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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.

John J. Maria, O.D.
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John Maria, O.D. received his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry (SCO) in 1992 and completed his undergraduate studies at McDaniel University.

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.