Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Carpenter is Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, and Medical Director of the Surgical Services Institute, Vice President, Perioperative Services, Cooper University Health Care in Camden, New Jersey.  Dr. Carpenter attended medical school at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, and completed an internship, his residency, and a fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Carpenter’s clinical interests include abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, carotid arterial disease, peripheral vascular disease, and endovascular surgery.

He is currently the principal investigator or co-investigator for multiple clinical and basic science grants, with DOD and/or industry funding.

He is co-founder of StemPlant, LLC, a regenerative medicine company seeking solutions for vascular disease applications. Dr. Carpenter has 10 issued patents and multiple pending applications. He was co-founder of Embrella Cardiovascular, Inc., an embolic protection device company acquired by Edwards Lifesciences in 2011.

Dr. Carpenter serves/has served on the editorial boards of Journal of Vascular Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Therapy, Vascular, and other journals.  Most recently, he has received the following recognition for his work:

  • * Delaware Valley Vascular Society, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015
  • * American Surgical Association, Elected to Fellowship, 2013
  • * U.S.News & World Report’s “Top Doctors” rankings place Dr. Carpenter in the top 1 percent of vascular and endovascular surgeons nationwide, annually since 2011
  • * “Best Doctors in America” annually since 2004
  • * “America’s Top Doctors” annually since 2005
  • * “America’s Top Surgeons” annually since 2006

Dr. Carpenter is a member of many organizations and professional societies.  A few of these are the American Surgical Association, American Medical Association, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery–North American Chapter, American Association for Vascular Surgery, American College of Surgeons, and the International Society for Vascular Surgery.

Dr. Carpenter is well published in his field with more than 300 published papers. View a partial list of Dr. Carpenter’s publications here.