Dr. Van Hoven is a native of Nashville. He graduated from Tennessee Technological University in 1995 and Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 1999. While at Southern College of Optometry, Dr. Van Hoven was the recipient of the Outstanding Clinician Award and the LS&S Group Low Vision Award. He joined Primary Eyecare Group in October of 2002.
Dr. Van Hoven has served as a clinical investigator for several contact lens manufacturers evaluating new contact lens materials and designs.
He is a member of the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Association. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and working with the Special Olympics.