Dr. Matthew Holdship is originally from Carson City, Michigan and attended Alma College for two years before transferring to Michigan State University. He is a 1997 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and is a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society.

After dental school, he spent six years training in an integrated OMS/MD residency program at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There he was trained in the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery and he received his medical degree from MCP/Hahnemann School of Medicine in 2000. 

Dr. Holdship is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and is a member of multiple professional organizations.