Faculty Profile

Robert  Acosta, MDRobert Acosta, MD
Phone: 718 918 5310
E-mail: robert.acosta@nychhc.org

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.

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


  • 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.