Eric Philip Carkner, M.D.
Dr. Carkner received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New
Hampshire in 1992, and obtained his medical degree from the Tufts University School
of Medicine. Dr. Carkner completed his general surgical internship and orthopaedic
residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, before moving on to an
adult reconstructive spine fellowship at the New England Baptist Hospital. He joined
NEOSS in 2005 and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Carkner was presented with a Patient's Choice
award in 2013, an honor conferred to him by his patients. Only five-percent of the nation's 720,000 physicians are given
this recognition. Dr. Carkner is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North
American Spine Society, the Massachusetts Medical Society as well as AO Spine North
America. He has lectured on numerous spine topics and serves as the alternate
chairperson of the Institutional Review Board for NEBH. His clinical interests
include cervical and lumbar degenerative conditions including the application of
minimally invasive surgical technique when appropriate.