Dr. Ralph Eichstaedt, DDS
Dr. Eichstaedt was born in Harvey, Illinois and raised in the greater Chicago area. He graduated from the Valparaiso University with senior honors. Dr. Eichstaedt then attended the University Of Illinois School Of Dentistry where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Dentistry and Doctor of Dental Surgery with honors. His Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training was undertaken at Washington Univeristy/Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. There he completed an internship in General Surgery and the program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Subsequently, Dr. Eichstaedt completed a fellowship in Tumor and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Miami under the supervision of renowned surgeon Dr. Robert Marx.
Dr. Eichstaedt is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has been in academic and private practice since practice since 1990. He is a member of the Omicron Kappa Epsilon Dental Honor Society. He is a recipient of the Nicholas Iula Memorial Award for Contribution to the Specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. He has written and spoken nationally on topics in oral surgery including hard and soft tissue reconstruiction of the head and neck, implant reconstruction of the cancer patient, and other topics.