Dr. Eilers is a fourth generation Oregonian and grew up on Eilers Road near Wilsonville. He attended Canby elementary and high schools, and following family tradition, he attended Oregon State University where he received a Bachelors degree in General Science. Upon graduation from OSU he was accepted to University of Oregon Dental School, now OHSU, where he earned his degree as a Doctor of Dental Medicine and the distinction of being the sixth member of his family to enter the dental profession.
After two years of active duty as a Captain in the US Army, he returned to Portland and started a private practice in his existing location on East Burnside. In addition to his practice, Dr. Eilers is an assistant professor at OHSU School of Dentistry and is a certified consultant for a major medical insurance company.
Some of his professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, Multnomah Dental Society, International College of Dentists, and American Association of Dental Consultants. Civic organizations include Portland Downtown Lions Club, Portland Optimist Club, PRO of Portland, and Northwest Medical Team