Ophthalmology is one of the oldest medical specialties in the United States and both Dr. Eninger and Dr. Cink are proud to be board-certified members of that specialty and are licensed to practice in both California and Oregon.
Optometry encompasses many aspects of eye care, from spectacle correction to vision training. Dr. Bruhns has been a board-certified optometrist since 1985.
Larry A. Eninger, M.D.
Dr. Eninger completed medical school at the University of Iowa in 1975. He then completed his internship and served as a medical officer and flight surgeon in the U.S. Navy. He completed ophthalmology training in 1983 and thereafter gained a superb clinical experience while serving on the teaching staff at the Naval Hospital San Diego, the world’s largest military hospital.
In 1987, he left his position as Assistant Chairman of the Naval Hospital Department of Ophthalmology to accept an offer for a more patient oriented position at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in San Diego. He then practiced at Scripps Clinic until being lured to coastal California/Oregon by its healthy, rural environment.
David E. Cink, M.D.
Dr. Cink received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in 1982. After completing his internship, he served as a medical officer and flight surgeon in the U.S. Navy. Stationed at China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station, he was the chief medical officer, caring for pilots, their families, and the Naval community. He completed his ophthalmology training in 1989 at the Naval Hospital San Diego and then gained an extensive clinical background as a staff ophthalmologist at the Naval Hospital Charleston, South Carolina where he also served as the family practice resident instructor in ophthalmology and hospital physical fitness coordinator. He joined Dr. Eninger in 1991, bringing his professional expertise and patient-oriented manner to a growing practice.
Karl A. Bruhns, O.D.
Dr. Bruhns received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1984. His training included service at Madigan Army Medical Center and the Los Angeles Veterans Administration. He emphasizes family practice and the fitting of contact lenses. He practiced optometry in southern California with ophthalmologists and in private practice settings until joining Dr. Eninger and Dr. Cink in 1996.