About our clinic

ABOUT DR. EFTEKHARI


Dr. Eftekhari treats both adults and pediatric patients. He utilizes our state-of-the-art medical office with locations in Plano and Frisco, TX, and our advanced surgical and medical facilities in several major hospitals and Surgery Centers around DFW area and North Dallas. We offer cutting-edge technologies and the most advanced and current treatment options are provided to all our patients.

As an expanded scope Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, with extensive Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Advance Fellowship training, Dr. Eftekhari's promise to all patients is to offer them the best treatment available in a timely manner. Every patient will be skillfully and carefully treated during the initial office visit through the completion of any necessary treatment. We make sure that each patient understands completely their treatment options and that all their questions and concerns are fully addressed and they can reach us at any point.

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EDUCATION/PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS


Education:

  • Advanced Fellowship Training - Head & Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery: John Peter Smith Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX. 2015.
  • Residency Training - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: 2009-2015: Resident, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Hospital, Portland, OR. 2009-2015.
  • General Surgery Internship: 2012-2013: 1 year internship in Gener al Surgery, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Medical Degree (M.D.) - June 2012: Completion of Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree, Oregon Health and Science University, School of Medicine, Portland, OR.
  • Dental Degree (DMD) - May 2009: Completion of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. Graduated #1 out of 139 in the class of 2009.
  • Undergraduate Degree (B.S.) - June 2002: Bachelor of Science in Biology with Honors, Department of Biology Honors Division, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.
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Research & Publications:

  • Retrospective review investigating ‘HPV incidence and patient outcomes in oral squamous cell carcinoma’ in head and neck patients treated. 2015. Eftekhari, S. Bell, B.
  • Retrospective review investigating ‘Likelihood of adherence to NCCN treatment guidelines and subsequent patient outcomes in all head and neck cancers’ in head and neck patients treated at Providence Health Cancer Center, Portland, OR. 2014. Eftekhari, S. Bell, B.
  • Tracheostomy Procedures, Techniques and complications in Obese Patients, Legacy Emanuel Hospital, Portland, OR. 2013. Eftekhari, S. Dierks, E.
  • Patel VN, Knox SM, Likar KM, Lathrop CA, Eftekhari S, Whitelock JM, Elkin M, Vlodavsky I, Hoffman MP. Heparanase cleavage of perlecan heparan sulfate modulates FGF10 activity during ex vivo submandibular gland branching morphogenesis. Development. 2007 Dec;134(23): 4177-86.
  • Kuninger D, Eftekhari S. Wilson E, Thayer M, Rotwein P. Gene disruption by regulated siRNA expression, using a two-adenovirus system. Human Gene Therapy. 2004 Dec;15(12):1287-92.
  • Grompe, M, Willenbring H, Eftekhari S, et al. p21/Cip/Waf is required to prevent hepatocarcinoma, renal cysts and renal cell carcinoma in the murine model of hereditary tyrosinemia type. 2004-05 Oregon Health & Science University Medical Center. Portland, OR.
  • Kimmel, C, et al. FGF3 and FGF8 mediate a rhombomere 4 signaling activity in the zebrafish hindbrain. Development. 2002 Aug; 129(16): 3825-37.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Fellowship Award, NIH/NIDCR, Investigating Submandibular gland development and pathology, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. 2006-07.
  • Chromosomal translocations involved in several malignancies, Molecular Genetics Division, Cancer and stem cell research, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR. 2005-06.
  • Oregon Health and Science University Hospital Emergency Room, ‘Antibiotic Resistant Infections’, Emergency Medicine, CRISP clinical research project, OHSU Medical School, Portland, OR.
  • Honors Senior Thesis: b765 Locus and its Function in Nervous System Organization. Eftekhari, S. University of Oregon Research Journal, Eugene, OR.
  • Research Assistant, Central nervous system and jaw development research, Institute of Neuroscience and Development, Dr. Charles Kimmel’s, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.
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Presentations/Posters:

  • Oral Presentation: ‘Head and Neck Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, when to treat the neck and parotid nodes?’, Siv Eftekhari, MD DMD, Fayette Williams, MD DDS FACS. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AAOMS) annual meeting, Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstruction Surgery (MORS), Sept 2015, Washington, DC.
  • Oral Presentation: ‘Outcomes and Indications of Osteocutaneous radial forearm free flaps in head and neck reconstruction’, Siv Eftekhari, MD DMD, Mark Wax, MD, Daniel Petrisor, MD DMD. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AAOMS) annual meeting, Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstruction Surgery (MORS), Sept 2014, Honolulu, HI.
  • Oral Presentation: ‘Tracheostomy Procedures in Obese Patients’, Siv Eftekhari, MD DMD, Eric Dierks, MD DMD. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AAOMS) annual meeting, Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstruction Surgery (MORS), Sept 2014, Honolulu, HI.
  • Poster presentation: ‘Immediate Endosseous implant placement in osteocutaneous radial forearm free flap’ Siv Eftekhari, DMD, MD, Daniel Petrisor, DMD, MD, Mark Wax, MD. American Head and Neck Society and International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies annual meeting, July 2014, New York, NY.
  • Oral Presentation: ‘Osteocutaneous radial forearm free flaps in head and neck reconstruction’, Siv Eftekhari, MD DMD, Mark Wax, MD, Daniel Petrisor, MD DMD. American Academy of CranioMaxilloFacial Surgeons (AACMFS) annual meeting, May 2014, Portland, OR.
  • Oral Presentation: ‘Computer-assisted treatment of Panfacial Trauma’, Siv Eftekhari, MD DMD. Oregon Health & Science University Department of Surgery Trauma conference, April 2014, Portland, OR.
  • Poster presentation: ‘Immediate Endosseous implant placement in osteocutaneous radial forearm free flap’ Siv Eftekhari, MD DMD, Jessica Peck, MD, Mark Wax, MD, Daniel Petrisor, MD DMD. American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS) annual meeting, April 2014, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Oral Presentation: ‘Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and its Implication in TMJ and Facial Pain’. National Meeting in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; , WSOMS Conference, Sunriver, Oregon, 08/2010.
  • NexGen Oral MaxilloFacial & Reconstructive
  • Surgery Center
  • Oral and Facial Cancer Specialists
  • Facial, Head & Neck Surgery
  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery

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