Meet Dr. Eric W. Spencer, DDS, MS
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Newark, DE
Dr. Eric W. Spencer is a Louisiana native and now a proud Delawarian. He received his Master’s degree from Louisiana Tech University in Organismal Biology where he conducted oral microbial research. He went on to pursue his dental degree from LSU Health Sciences in New Orleans where his passion for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery flourished. After completing a one year internship at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center-Knoxville with a Concentration in Oral/Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery, he went on to complete his medical school rotations from the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine at Metro Health Medical Center and The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Subsequently, he completed a full scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency through Christiana Care Health Systems. Throughout his postgraduate training he achieved excellence in several areas of scientific research as well as further training during a 2 year ongoing comprehensive rotation at the Abel Center for Oculofacial Plastic Surgery.
He has lectured and presented scientific papers at various national surgical meetings around the country, and has authored numerous scientific articles in journals pertaining to reconstructive oral and facial surgery. Dr. Spencer also has a profound interest in medical missions for developing countries, which has included trips to Honduras for treatment of craniofacial disorders
Dr. Spencer maintains hospital affiliations with Christiana Care Health Systems and serves as an instructor with the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training program there. His professional interests include: facial trauma reconstruction, facial cosmetic surgery, Dental implantology, dentoalveolar surgery, corrective jaw and facial pathology surgery . His strong work ethic and desire to help others has allowed him to touch the lives of many. He believes in integrity, understanding, and respect for his patient’s and colleagues.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his loving wife and two beautiful little girls. In his leisure, he is active indoors and outdoors including martial arts, hiking and trail running. With his family, he travels and loves to experience other cultures and cuisine.