An Award-Winning Oculofacial Specialist Serving Westchester, NY

Dr. Anaïs Carniciu, M.D., is a board-certified and ASOPRS-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon known for her intrepid skill and genuine compassion for her patients. Dr. Carniciu’s area of expertise focuses exclusively on plastic surgery of the face, with special attention to the delicate tissues surrounding the eyes. Dedicated to a natural approach, Dr. Carniciu is passionate about improving each patient’s quality of life and confidence through cosmetic and reconstructive oculoplastic surgery.

Meet Dr. Anaïs Carniciu

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Excellent experience from the minute I walked into the office. The staff was very professional, and Dr. Carniciu was amazing. During my procedure, she made me feel relaxed which allowed me to forget how nervous I was. Beautiful outcome - so happy. Totally Recommend.


Areas of Expertise

Dr. Carniciu offers a variety of advanced treatments, including upper and lower eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), droopy eyelid (ptosis) repair, endoscopic forehead and brow lift, midface lift, tear duct repair, and treatment of facial skin cancers. She also personally performs minimally invasive rejuvenation procedures such as BOTOX, dermal fillers, and laser skin resurfacing.

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Training and Background

Dr. Carniciu graduated from Dartmouth College cum laude with undergraduate studies in biology and moral philosophy. While at Dartmouth, Dr. Carniciu was awarded a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute research scholarship. A native of Westchester, she returned to New York to earn her medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine. Dr. Carniciu then completed her residency training in ophthalmic surgery at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she served as Chief Resident. Following residency, Dr. Carniciu was one of 25 surgeons selected for a highly competitive Fellowship in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, sponsored by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). She trained in oculoplastics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and at Consultants in Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic Surgery in Southfield, Michigan, one of the nation’s top oculofacial plastic surgery practices. After completing her fellowship in Michigan, Dr. Carniciu was pleased to return home to Westchester and serve her community. She is honored to be one of the 750 esteemed surgeons worldwide to be certified by ASOPRS, the gold-standard credentialing organization for oculoplastic surgeons.

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Professional Life

Outside of the operating suite, Dr. Carniciu is a distinguished oculoplastic surgery educator and has published numerous textbook chapters and journal articles. She has presented her research at national meetings and is a peer-reviewer for multiple leading surgical journals. Dr. Carniciu is a member of the oculoplastics teaching faculty at the world-renowned New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. A leader in the physician community, Dr. Carniciu is the current Vice President of the Westchester County Medical Society. She has served as 9th District Delegate representing Westchester to the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY). In her free time, Dr. Carniciu enjoys reading novels, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

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