Dr. Eric Scharf grew up in Southern California and served in the United States Air Force. He met his future wife, Dr. Aynechi, in dental school, which is also when he received the Health Professionals Scholarship from the United States Air Force. After completing his oral surgery residency, he and his wife moved to San Antonio, Texas, where he was on staff at Wilford Hall Medical Center in the Air Force.
After his time in the military, he and his family returned to California, where he joined Dr. Duncan at his oral surgery practice. He is excited to be a part of the outstanding team here and strives to provide excellent care and results for all of his patients.
Dr. Scharf earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of California San Diego. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Southern California Dental School and completed his residency at the University of Minnesota. After his residency, he served as an on-call oral surgeon with the Air Force in San Antonio.
Dr. Scharf is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and belongs to a number of professional organizations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, San Francisco Dental Society, Academy of Osseointegration, California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesia.
When he’s not at work, Dr. Scharf enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters. He likes to play soccer, lift weights, and ski.