Dr. Brad Engelbarts was born in Polo, Illinois. He served 6 years in the Army as an optician straight out of high school before obtaining his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois.
He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry. Dr. Brad served in the United States Navy Medical Service Corps at Beaufort Naval Hospital and Recruit District Parris Island, South Carolina before moving back to Missouri to join Family Eyecare.
Dr. Brad is highly trained in contact lenses, pediatrics, and medical eye care.
Dr. Engelbarts lives in Sunrise Beach with his wife, Dr. Rachel Engelbarts. They have twin children, Berend and Lyndle, and their youngest Eloise. They enjoy the outdoors and love their dog, Rusty, and two cats, Iris and Rio. Dr. Brad also enjoys brewing beer and smoking meat.