Fellows

Head & Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, and Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery Fellowship

THANC selects 1 fellow per year to receive funding for a full-range, hands-on experience in surgical oncology, microvascular and reconstructive surgical techniques, and multidisciplinary patient management accredited at Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Institute for Head, Neck, and Thyroid Cancers. The American Head & Neck Society (AHNS) accredited this program in 2010.

Eric Dowling, fellow (2021-22)

Eric Dowling, MD

Current Fellow 2021-22

Eric was raised in Moorhead, Minnesota. He attended the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he completed his bachelor’s degree in Biology and played NCAA Division II football. He then obtained his medical degree from the University of North Dakota. Eric will complete his residency training in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the Mayo Clinic. His research interests include reducing treatment-related morbidity, optimizing functional outcomes and improving surgical training methods. Outside of work, he enjoys playing disc golf, restoring antique furniture and going to the park with his wife and dog.