About Dr. Eric Carniol

about eric carniol md

Transforming Lives
Through Facial
Plastic Surgery

“My Goal is to improve your appearance to reflect your inner youthful spirit.”

Education & Training

Dr. Eric Carniol is not only an accomplished medical professional but also an innovator, author, devoted husband, and proud father. He values collaboration with his patients, offering comprehensive care to address both their outer beauty and self-confidence. Born and raised in the Summit community, Dr. Carniol has deep roots in the area. He embarked on his academic journey at Boston University, where he successfully completed the combined BA/MD program and MD/MBA program with high honors and entrance into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.

Dr. Carniol then pursued his Head and Neck Surgery training, including his Chief Resident year, at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He received awards for academic excellence and research pursuits.

Dr. Carniol then completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of Toronto through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Carniol received multiple awards from the university for his research and dedication to the field of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Carniol scored in the top few percentile among national and international test takers on the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS) board examination. During and following his fellowship, he pursued additional training in hair restoration and hair transplant surgery, developing expertise in the treatment of hair loss. Dr. Carniol went on to obtain his second board certification in Facial Plastic Surgery.

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Dr. Eric Carniol with his former fellowship mentor Dr. Peter Adamson in Toronto, Canada.

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The Path Home

After completing his training, Dr. Eric Carniol established his practice in Massachusetts, serving as the Chief of Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at Milford Regional Medical Center. Dr. Carniol then moved back to New Jersey to join Carniol Plastic Surgery and be closer to family.

He has been published in the top research journals of Facial Plastic Surgery as well as Head and Neck Surgery. He loves to teach and was nominated for teaching awards while in New Jersey and Toronto, Canada. Dr. Carniol was recognized as the leading physician in newborn ear deformity correction in the state of New Jersey and corrected about 100 ears in 2022.

In addition to his exceptional expertise, it is essential to emphasize that Dr. Carniol embodies the qualities of a compassionate and caring physician. Known for his integrity, meticulousness, genuine concern, and kindness, he ensures that each patient receives the highest level of personalized care. He has been recognized by his physician colleagues as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for both 2022 and 2023.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Dr. Carniol finds immense joy in his role as a loving husband and proud father. He and his wife, Dr. Aliza Alter Carniol, are blessed with two wonderful boys and share their home with their beloved beagle, Marty.

Dr. Carniol is currently accepting new patients for cosmetic consultations, as well as for functional issues related to nose/sinus problems, skin cancer reconstruction, and ear deformities. He participates in several insurance plans, including Aetna, Cigna, Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield.