Meet Dr. Eric D. Starley
Eric D. Starley, Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Eric Starley grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. He received his undergraduate degree in Physiology and Developmental Biology from Brigham Young University. While attending BYU, he received an academic Scholarship, researched Peri-natal hypertension, was Director of the Utah Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies, and met and married the love of his life Jaime Starley. Dr. Starley went on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine. He was the American Student Dental Association Chapter President at which time they were awarded Chapter of the year. He also published a research article on student to student local anesthesia injections and its implications in dental education. After graduation Dr. Starley went to the University of Miami Medical School for residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. While there, Dr. Starley was the Chief Resident and was granted the Outstanding Surgical Skills Award. He had the privilege of studying under the world-renowned Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Robert Marx, who has remarkably pioneered many of the cutting edge techniques used by oral surgeons today.
Aside from Dr. Starley’s educational background and achievements, he has a great passion for helping others and his family. In 2008, Dr. Starley planned and attended a mission trip to Tonga where he provided dental care for those in need. Dr. Starley is actively involved in the Boy Scouts of America, where he himself is an Eagle Scout. Above all, Dr. Starley likes spending time with his beautiful wife and five children.