Dr. Frank Ciminello, MD

Dr. Frank Ciminello, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Frank Ciminello, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Maywood, NJ and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 2000 and specializes in plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery.Read his story

113 W Essex St Ste 204

Maywood, NJ 07607

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  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 94% of peers
Oral and-or Facial Cleft
more than 83% of peers
Skin Grafts
more than 70% of peers

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Dr. Ciminello's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ciminello "Dr. Ciminello currently serves as the Section Chief of Craniofacial & Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Hackensack University Medical Center, having previously served as the Director of Craniofacial Surgery at the Rutgers Medical Center in 2008.He is also the Co-Director of Craniofacial Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. His work and research has been published extensively in the specialized field of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, and he has lectured nationally and internationally as an expert on numerous Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery subjects. He has been recognized by his peers by being selected as a Castle Connelly Top Plastic Surgeon an America's Best Plastic Surgeon, a NJ Top Doc, and a Favorite Kids Doc. In addition, he was recently appointed as Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. Dr. Ciminello is a fully trained General Surgeon, completing his surgical residency at the New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. After his surgical residency, Dr. Ciminello went on to complete his Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the University of California Davis. Following that, he went on to sub-specialize in Craniofacial, Facial Plastics & Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Tony Wolfe Fellowship in Miami. Dr. Ciminello has been a Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon since 2008 with a sub-specialty in Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery. His current areas of interest are the treatment of craniosynostosis, cleft lip & palate, ear reconstruction (microtia), head and neck reconstruction, and facial aesthetics."
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This content was provided by Dr. Ciminello " We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person."

2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Big Ears
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cleft Lip
  • Craniosynostosis - Intracranial Calcifications
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Microtia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

30  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Miami Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Frank Ciminello, MD
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He performed a life-changing midface lift on me. I haven’t seen any pt on the internet sharing what they did with an “aged” Leforte III fx, eye enucleation with an asymmetric droop. Mine happened 30 years ago and now I’m 57. If u have this type of injury and r on the fence about getting back in...Read More
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Going to Dr Ciminello’s Office is always reassuring. The staff are so nice and attentive. They make you feel like you are in good hands! Dr Ciminello is very professional and expert in his approach to Me ... the patient. I have had a serious & extensive surgery and I was worried. Dr Ciminello...Read More
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Don't let dr Chiminello trick you with his chatty and too confident attitude!!!!!He has experience in pediatric cranial surgery and too confident that he can do much more beside that ,but in terms of plastic/esthetic surgery, his work is really HORRIBLE!! Don't ignore when you see not well-rated...Read More
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very impressed and happy with services. I would recommend Dr. Ciminello to anyone in the future.
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Dr. Ciminello was responsive and attentive to our needs during a very stressful time. He is incredibly skilled, did a wonderful job and we would recommend him to anyone seeking his care.
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