Portland Oregon Oral Surgeons

When it comes to your health, it’s important to have confidence in your physicians. As the Northwest’s most specialized medical and surgical practice, we have over 25 years of experience providing unmatched care to our patients. Now that’s something to be confident about.

Medical Services

We’ve dedicated our professional lives to mastering medical procedures involving the head, neck and craniomaxillofacial areas. We’re committed to offering our patients the most specialized, up-to-date, and comprehensive care possible.

Oral Surgery

We’ve taken our training as dentists & oral surgeons a step further. By earning medical degrees and completing residencies in oral and maxillofacial surgery, our knowledge of oral conditions and associated diseases is unparalleled.


Portland Oral Surgeons

  • Dr. Eric J. Dierks
    Eric J. DierksM.D., D.M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.D, F.R.C.S.(Ed) A founding partner of HNSA, Dr. Dierks earned his medical and dental degrees...
  • Dr. R. Bryan Bell
    R. Bryan BellM.D., D.D.S, F.A.C.S. Dr. Bell is a fellowship-trained head and neck oncologic/oral and maxillofacial surgeon whose clinical practice,...
  • Dr. Allen Cheng
    Dr. Allen ChengM.D., D.D.S., F.A.C.S Dr. Cheng earned his medical and dental degrees at the University of California, San Francisco....
  • Dr. James P. Cuyler
    James P. CuylerM.D., F.R.C.S.C. Dr. Cuyler was born and raised in Canada and earned his medical degree at the University...
  • Dr. R. Sterling Hodgson
    R. Sterling HodgsonM.D. Dr. Hodgson, a native Oregonian, and second-generation ear, nose & throat surgeon received his Bachelor's degree in...
  • Dr. Ashish A. Patel
    Ashish A. PatelM.D., D.D.S., F.A.C.S. Dr. Patel earned his dental and medical degrees from New York University. Following his residency...
  • Dr. Melissa S. Amundson
    Melissa S. AmundsonD.D.S. F.A.C.S. Dr. Melissa Amundson received her dental degree at University of Illinois. She completed her residency in...
  • Christina Fratangelo
    Christina FratangeloC.R.N.P., D.N.P. Christina Fratangelo is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner new to HNSA.  She graduated with a Bachelor of...


Oral Surgery Services

Recent News & Articles

The Benefits of Wisdom Teeth Removal

April 8th, 2019|

You may feel apprehensive if your dentist tells you it’s necessary to have your wisdom teeth removed. Although the idea may seem a little scary, wisdom teeth extraction can provide many significant benefits to your oral and overall health–and save you from future pain. Here’s what you need to know about wisdom teeth removal.

Three Things To Consider With Oral Surgery And Diabetes

April 3rd, 2019|

If you’re one of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, you know that the disease can make life a little more complicated. To stay healthy, you have to follow a doctor-prescribed diet, get sufficient exercise, monitor your blood sugar levels–and take special care of your oral health.

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Melissa Amundson appeared in Face to Face Magazine

January 4th, 2019|

Melissa Amundson appeared in Face to Face Magazine We are excited to announce Melissa Amundson's appearance in Face to Face magazine along with MSF and Noma Surgery in Nigeria. We are very proud of her [...]

Eric Dierks Hosting Annual Meeting In Portland, OR

May 7th, 2018|

Annual Meeting at the Hines Hotel Eric Dierks, President and founding member of the American Academy of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, along with HNSA, are hosting the annual meeting in Portland, OR this year at the Nines [...]

Dr. Bell and Dr. Crittenden Open NIRT Clinical Trial

May 7th, 2018|

Dr. Bell and Dr. Crittenden R. Bryan Bell and Marka Crittenden MD, Ph.D. (Radiation Oncology) open up their NIRT Clinical Trial at Providence Cancer Center using low dose radiation therapy and immunotherapy BEFORE surgery to better harness [...]

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