Meet Dr. Eisenberg

About Dr. Nicole Eisenberg

Knoxville Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Eisenberg grew up in Memphis and attended Briarcrest Christian School and then Samford University in Birmingham, AL, graduating magna cum laude with a B.S. in 1999. In 2003, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry with honors under a four-year U.S. Navy Health Professionals Scholarship. After dental school, she completed a four-year residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital-Saint Raphael Campus.

Diverse Work Experience While Serving in the Navy

In July 2016, Dr. Eisenberg completed nine years of service as a Commander in the United States Navy, where she gained experience in a wide variety of roles in hospitals and clinics around the world. Her time included work as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Naval Hospital Portsmouth, Virginia from July 2007 to July 2009. She then served as the Assistant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program Director for a time during her three years at Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA.

In July 2012, Dr. Eisenberg moved to Okinawa, Japan where she took on the role of Dental Department Head and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Naval Hospital Okinawa. In her last tour, she served at Branch Health Clinic, Washington Navy Yard as the Dental Department Head and then Officer in Charge. During her time in the service, she also volunteered for multiple temporary assignments, serving aboard the USS George Washington (CVN 73), at Naval Hospital, Naples, Italy, and at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base when Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons were requested.

Her personal military awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon.

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Eisenberg is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. She is also member of several professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Tennessee Dental Association, Tennessee Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Association of Women Surgeons, and the International Team for Implantology.

Fulfilling a Dream

After nearly 15 years of oral surgery experience, Dr. Eisenberg opened Knoxville Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. At our beautiful, custom-built practice, she’s able to make her dream of providing patients with exceptional care in a state-of-the-art facility a reality. Dr. Eisenberg designed the practice to look and feel like a home and our office is anything but cold and clinical. Additionally, as a private, local, woman-owned business, Dr. Eisenberg and our team take the time to listen to our patients and understand their needs in order to create truly personalized treatment plans.

Outside of the Office

When Dr. Eisenberg isn’t performing oral and cosmetic surgery in Knoxville, her interests include running with Knoxville Endurance, traveling, outdoor activities, and gardening. Her husband, Mitch, is a United States Naval Academy Graduate and an attorney with the Office of the District Attorney General of Knox County.

Mitch and Nicole have boy and girl twins that keep them busy with numerous activities. They moved to Knoxville in the summer of 2016 and quickly immersed themselves in the community by attending UT and KYS sporting events, school functions, and local charity functions. Dr. Eisenberg volunteers as an Oral Surgeon at the Volunteer Ministry Dental Center and InterFaith Health Clinics and is a graduate of the Introduction Knoxville Spring Class of 2018.

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