Dr. Eric L. Hanson earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois. He received his medical degree in 1994 from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA, graduating with the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha. He then completed a transitional internship at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA, followed by a four-year military commitment with the US Navy in Groton, CT as an Undersea Medical Officer. While serving the diving and submariner community, CDR Hanson received many medals and commendations, including those honoring his service as a US Navy Diver, as well as his medical support for the Salvage Operation of TWA Flight 800 off the Long Island coast. Dr. Hanson completed his dermatology residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was named Chief Resident in 2002.
Dr. Hanson is a board certified dermatologist and is actively affiliated with the American Board of Dermatology, American Academy of Dermatology, and the American Society of Mohs Surgeons.
Dr. Hanson commutes to work on foot or by bicycle. Many weekends are spent with his wife, proudly watching their son Ethan compete at swim meets, and keeping up with their daughter Jane Catherine. He enjoys playing the guitar and brewing his own beer.