Robert Acosta, MD

Department: Emergency Medicine

718 918 5310


Dr. Acosta is an Attending Physician in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. In addition to being board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Dr. Acosta is a member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Dr. Acosta is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Education & Training

Undergraduate School:
City College of New York

Medical School:
SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn


  • Internship, Residency and Chief Residency: SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship: Jacobi Medical Center

Honors & Awards


  • Acosta R, Crain EF, Goldman HS: CT can reduce hospitalization for observation in children with suspected appendicitis. Pediatr Radiol 2005;35:495-500.
  • Acosta R: Case of the Month: Muscular pain and swelling in an 11 year-old male. Office Emerg Pediatr 1999;12:108-10.