Dr. Eric Waki graduated from UCLA in 1982 receiving honors and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He earned his medical degree at UCLA in 1986 and completed his residency at University of California, Irvine. Dr. Waki went on to complete a Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and is board certified in Otolaryngology.
Dr. Waki is a member of the American College of Surgeons, The American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Society, the Orange County Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, and the American Medical Association. Dr. Waki has served several leadership positions at St. Jude Medical Center over the years and continues to be elected to hold positions there yearly. He was Chief of Surgery at St. Jude Medical Center and President of the Orange County Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery.
Dr. Waki has been voted Top Doctors in Orange County several times. Dr. Waki is asked often by pharmaceutical companies to speak on their behalf about their medications that he believes in so highly. Dr. Waki is also a consultant for the company Acclarent, assisting in new product development and speaking engagements to share his clinical experience. Dr. Waki provides charitable work at St. Jude Medical Center as well as other organizations.