Dr. Eric Dierks is a graduate in both medicine and dentistry from the University of Louisville. His OMFS residency was done at the Christiana Medical Center of Delaware, and his ENT residency was completed at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is board-certified in both specialties. Dr. Dierks practices within the Head and Neck Institute in Portland, Oregon where his practice consists of head and neck surgery, craniomaxillofacial trauma, as well as traditional oral surgery. He created a fellowship in head and neck oncologic and reconstructive surgery in 1992 and a second fellowship in Advanced Craniomaxillofacial and Trauma Surgery in 2001.