Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director, Rhinology and Sinus Surgery
Director, Otolaryngology Research
Co-Director, Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Program
Chair and Chief of Service, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Medical Degree: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School-2002
Newark, NJ (formerly UMDNJ)
Residency: The Mount Sinai School of Medicine of
New York University-2007
New York, NY (2007)
Fellowship: University of Miami/Jackson
Dr. Eloy joined Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in July 2008. He is currently Professor and
Vice Chair of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
He serves as the Director of Rhinology and Sinus Surgery, Director of Otolaryngology Research,
and Co-Director of the Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Program. Dr. Eloy also has joint
appointments as Professor of Neurological Surgery and Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual
Sciences at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He is currently the Vice President of the New
Jersey Academy of Otolaryngology/New Jersey Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and the Chair
and Chief of Service at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. His clinical/surgical interests and area of
expertise include medical and surgical management of refractory rhinosinusitis, endoscopic
management of sinonasal neoplasia, cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea, ventral skull base lesions,
endoscopic revision sinus surgery, and computer – aided sinus surgery.
Throughout his career, Dr. Eloy demonstrated a thirst and proficiency for research, education,
and excellence in patient care. His contributions to the fields of Otolaryngology – Head and
Neck Surgery and Neurological Surgery include over 360 peer-reviewed journal articles, 3
books, and 20 book chapters in the subfield of Rhinology, Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base
Surgery, over 350 scientific presentations at regional, national, and international otolaryngologic
and neurological surgery meetings, as well as over 230 invited lectures and oral presentations.
His research topics encompass a wide area of the fields of otolaryngology, neurological surgery,
and ophthalmology, and include endoscopic and open sinus surgery, minimally invasive
endoscopic skull base surgery, malpractice in otolaryngology, as well as studies of gender
disparities in otolaryngology and other surgical specialties. Dr. Eloy has also started a successful
fellowship program in Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery four years ago (the only
such program in the state of New Jersey).
Dr. Eloy is a member of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Admission Committee, the
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Faculty Council, the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
University Physician Associates board of directors, and is involved in Otolaryngology – Head
and Neck Surgery resident training.
Dr. Eloy has been the recipient of numerous accolades, including the prestigious Triological
Society Eastern Section Vice Presidential Citation, and the Edward J. Ill Physician
Excellence in Medicine Award.
2016 Triological Society Eastern Section Vice Presidential Award
In January of 2016, Dr. Eloy was the recipient of the prestigious Triological Society Vice
Presidential Award. This award was presented by Dr. Soly Baredes (Chair of Otolaryngology at
Rutgers NJMS) during the Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting, in Miami, Florida.
This award is given by the Triological Society Section Vice president to an exemplary individual
that had significantly impacted their life and career in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
2016 Golden Apple Award Winner (excellence in teaching)
In March of 2016, Dr. Eloy was the recipient of the Golden Apple Subspecialty Award from
the medical students of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. This constitutes Dr. Eloy’s second
Golden Apple Award. He received this distinction previously in 2013.The Rutgers New Jersey
Medical School Golden Apple Awards ceremony is held each year for students to celebrate the
outstanding people who have enhanced the medical school experience at Rutgers New Jersey
2016 Edward J. Ill Physician’s Award®
On May 4th 2016, Dr. Eloy was the recipient of the prestigious Edward J. Ill Physician’s
Award®. Dr. Eloy became the youngest recipient of this lifetime achievement award by many
years. The Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Awards® are awarded annually to honor those
exemplary physicians and leaders whose dedication to patient care, education, research and
public service have significantly impacted the delivery of healthcare in New Jersey and around
the nation. The Awards program supports the Excellence in Medicine Scholarship Fund in
recognition of a need to support healthcare education in New Jersey.
The Edward J. Ill Physician’s Award® which began in 1939 is presented annually to one New
Jersey physician who merits recognition for distinguished service as a leader in the medical
profession and in the community.
The awardee receives a “Joint Legislative Resolution” by the Senate President, Assembly
Speaker, and All Members of The Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey.
2016 Faculty of the Year Award
On May 25th 2016, Dr. Eloy was honored with the distinction of clinical faculty of the year. This
award which is presented by the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Faculty Organization
honors outstanding accomplishments in the areas of research and clinical service, provides
recognition for ground-breaking research, new and innovative clinical methods, and high impact
publications. This award also honors Dr. Eloy’s extraordinary service to Rutgers New Jersey
Medical School and its faculty.