Eric T. Emerson, M.D. Dr. Emerson practices at our Gastonia (New Hope Rd) Office and our Shelby Office.

Eric T. Emerson, MD, FACS. Dr. Emerson practices at our Gastonia (New Hope Rd) Office and our Shelby Office.

Dr. Emerson is a board certified plastic surgeon with over 15 years of experience specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, abdomen, and face. He enjoys working with both cosmetic and reconstructive patients and feels that the differing skills required for each are complimentary to one another. Dr. Emerson understands that each patient is unique, with different needs and expectations. He is known for taking the time to listen to each patient in striving to achieve his or her unique goals. Dr. Emerson believes that superior results require a combination of art, science, and good judgment. He endeavors to create a youthful and natural look while minimizing risk and maximizing comfort.


  • Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara

Medical Degree

  • Doctor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical School


  • Residency: General Surgery, University of South Florida
  • Plastic Surgery, University of South Florida


  • Microsurgery/Hand Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles

Board Certification

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Hospital Privileges

  • CaroMont Regional Medical Center
  • Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Shelby

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Plastic Surgery Society of Greater Charlotte
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Gaston County Medical Society

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