Meet ORAL SURGEON ERIC R. PEARSON, D.D.S.

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Dr. Eric R. Pearson grew up in Fort Dodge, Iowa and has been an Iowan most of his life. After graduating from Fort Dodge Senior High, he attended Iowa Central Community College; graduating with an A/A Degree. Dr. Pearson completed his college work at the University of Iowa.

Dr. Pearson continued his studies at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, where he received special recognition awards from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Iowa Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He also achieved membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society, and was awarded the Mosby award for the outstanding dental student, the most outstanding senior dental student in Prosthodontics.

Dr. Pearson went into a General Practice Internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He then went on to complete his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training at the Gundersen Clinic Lutheran Hospital in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. He joined Fort Dodge Oral Surgery in 1993.

Currently, Dr. Pearson has offices in Fort Dodge and Algona. He has staff privileges at Trinity Regional Medical Center. He has served as Chief of Surgery as well as Secretary of the Medical Staff. He has served as President of the Iowa Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Eric Pearson is Board Certified in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

To remain current with changing surgical techniques in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Pearson regularly attends surgical seminars, workshops, and conferences.

Dr. Pearson is active in the community, serving on many boards. He is a past member of the Fort Dodge Country Club Board, the YMCA Board and the FCS Board. He is an active member of First United Methodist Church and is the high school youth leader.

In his spare time Dr. Pearson enjoys golf, hunting, snow skiing, and bicycling.  He is a member of the Iowa Central Community College Hall of Fame and enjoys supporting Fort Dodge and the surrounding communities.

INSTRUCTOR:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

MEMBER:

  • International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • American Dental Association
  • Iowa Dental Association
  • Iowa Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fort Dodge District Dental Society
  • Fort Dodge Dental Study Club

FELLOW:

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

BOARD MEMBER:

  • Trinity Regional Medical Center
  • Friendship Haven Foundation
  • Iowa Central Community College Foundation