Eric Holmgren DMD, MD
Dr. Eric Holmgren is originally from the island of Coronado near San Diego, California.
He attended college at the University of California at Santa Barbara where he majored in Mechanical Engineering. He then completed graduate education in Mechanical Engineering earning his Master’s Degree at the University of Vermont, specifically studying bio-mechanical engineering. He also had the wonderful fortune of meeting his wife there who is native to Vermont and a past German professor. Prior to starting his dental and medical training, he worked as an engineer at Qualcomm, Inc in San Diego.
Dr. Holmgren’s interest in dentistry, medicine, and surgery led him to attend dental school at the University of Pennsylvania earning his Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD) and ultimately medical school at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland earning his Medical Degree (MD). At Oregon Health and Science University, he completed a year of general surgery internship and his oral/maxillofacial surgery training.
He is excited to join Capital Center for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery on a part time basis providing oral surgery care focused on removal of wisdom teeth, extractions, bone grafting, and dental implant procedures. Dr. Holmgren spends his other clinical time as an Assistant Professor of Surgery with the Department of Otolaryngology/Maxillofacial Surgery at Dartmouth Health and the Geisel School of Medicine. He focuses his clinical time at his hospital-based practice on treating patients with facial trauma, head and neck pathology, management of medically complex patients who need extractions, and corrective jaw surgery. Dr. Holmgren also teaches medical students, surgery residents, and has research projects he collaborates with at Thayer School of Engineering.
As a side hobby, Dr. Holmgren has a particular interest in Sports Medicine. He is the Williams College Men’s Lacrosse Sports Physician and the assistant Sports Physician for Men’s Football and Hockey providing sideline physician care and supervision. He is a certified Ringside Physician for the State Athletic Commission of Massachusetts providing ringside medical and surgical care for both amateur and professional MMA and boxing events. He had the privilege of being a ringside physician assisting injured fighters on ESPN for boxing fight night venues and on Fox / Pay-Per-View for several UFC bouts at Boston TD Garden.
Dr. Holmgren and his wife have three daughters and they thoroughly enjoy living in New England. His Family spends considerable time in Austria where his children attend school part time. Although he struggles and is often corrected by his daughters, German is spoken fluently in the Holmgren household.