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Dr. Michael Eckhart
Meet Dr. Eckhart

Dr. Michael Eckhart was raised in Lancaster, PA, where he attended Manheim Township High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University, his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Temple University School of Dentistry where he was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, and the National Dental Honor Society. He also attended Temple University Hospital Oral & Maxillofacial Residency Program, where he received extensive training in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is a Board Certified Surgeon and Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Eckhart has devoted his professional career to all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery including impacted teeth, surgical root canal treatment, orthognathic surgery, temporomandibular joint surgery, trauma surgery, and the delivery of anesthesia. He has a special interest in dental implant surgery. He was one of the first doctors in the country to place zygomatic implant fixtures, and is currently using leading edge technology such as computer planning and guided placement of implants.

To keep abreast of all developments in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Eckhart has always far exceeded the continuing education requirements in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Eckhart has a long history of leadership in the medical community. He has been on the Executive Committee and Board of Lancaster General Hospital and is past chairman of the Department of Dentistry. He is the past chairman of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department and currently serves as the chairman of the Credentials Committee. Dr. Eckhart has also served on the Board of the United Way and Executive Board of the Medical Bureau. Dr. Eckhart is the past president of the Lancaster County Dental Society.

Dr. Eckhart's hobbies include tennis, skiing, golf, biking, hunting, and fly fishing. He has been married for 35 years to his wife, Deb, also a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University. They have three daughters, Stephanie, Suzanne, and Jennifer.


  • • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • • American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • • Pennsylvania Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • • Central Pennsylvania Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • • Middle Atlantic Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • • American Academy of Implant Dentistry-Diplomat Status
  • • Academy of Osseointegration
  • • American Dental Association
  • • Pennsylvania Dental Association
  • • Lancaster County Dental Association

Hospital Affiliations:

  • • Lancaster General Hospital
  • • Lancaster Regional Medical Center
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