Jose Scarpa Carniello, M.D.
Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical
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Jose Scarpa Carniello, M.D.

Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical

Profile Photo of Jose Scarpa Carniello, M.D.
Gender: Male
Language: English, Portuguese


Personal Statement

Dr. Scarpa Carniello is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and cytopathology and is specialized in surgical pathology and cytopathology. He completed his anatomical and clinical pathology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY, followed by a surgical pathology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a cytopathology fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY. As a cytopathologist, his expertise is the examination of exfoliative cytology and material obtained from fine needle aspiration specimens. He is also an expert in the performance of fine needle aspirations both ultrasound-guided and by palpation. He is engaged in teaching medical students, fellows and residents and his areas of interest include surgical pathology, cytopathology, intraoperative (frozen) consultation, cancer molecular pathology and use of new concepts of molecular and targeted therapy in surgical and cytopathology specimens for the improvement of the patient care.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology


  • Cytopathology
  • Surgical Pathology
  • Ultrasound Guidance For Fine Needle Aspiration


Dr. Scarpa Carniello completed his medical education in 2011 at Santa Casa of Sao Paulo Medical School in São Paulo, Brazil where he received his medical degree (M.D). Prior to beginning his residency, he participated in a Breast Molecular Pathology post graduate research fellowship at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Carniello then completed his AP/CP residency at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center. Following the completion of his residency, he completed his surgical pathology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed a cytopathology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he performed over 300 US-guided and palpation-guided fine needle aspirations (FNA). 



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology)
  • American Board of Pathology (Clinical Pathology)
  • American Board of Pathology (Cytopathology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pathologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Faculty of Medical Sciences of Santa Casa de Sao Paulo (Brazil), 2011


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

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