Dr. Juan M. Acosta, MD, FACS, FAAP
General Practitioner1920 E Cambridge Ave 201 Phoenix AZ, 85006
Dr. Juan Acosta is a general practitioner practicing in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Acosta does not specialize in one area of medicine, however provides routine health care services. General practitioners typically have regular, even life-long patients who they provide health care services to. Dr. Acosta provides services including physical exams, immunizations, and diagnosing and treating multiple illnesses and injuries. General practitioners typically work in private offices and clinics and have staffs of nurses and administators.
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS- Pediatric Surgery
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- Salinity induced anatomical and morphological changes in Chloris gayana Kunth roots.
- Glyphosate-induced structural variations in Commelina erecta L. (Commelinaceae).
- Rat liver mitochondrial dysfunction by addition of copper(II) or iron(III) ions.
- Copper(II) and iron(III) ions inhibit respiration and increase free radical-mediated phospholipid peroxidation in rat liver mitochondria: Effect of antioxidants.
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Get to know Pediatric General Surgeon Dr. Juan M. Acosta, who serves patients throughout the State of Arizona.
Treating children as if they were his own, Dr. Acosta is a pediatric general surgeon with Banner Children’s Specialists in Glendale, Arizona. He is also affiliated with several hospitals that are a part of the Banner Health network, including Banner University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Desert Medical Center, and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.
Banner Health is a non-profit health system in the United States, based in Phoenix, Arizona. It operates 28 hospitals and several specialized facilities across 6 states. The health system is the largest employer in Arizona and one of the largest in the United States with over 50,000 employees. It is deeply committed to its mission: “Making health care easier, so life can be better.”
Back in 1997, Dr. Acosta obtained his medical degree from the University of California Davis Medical Center. He then went on to complete his residency in general surgery at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, followed by his fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children’s Medical Center Dallas.
A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), he is board-certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.
General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. Pediatric surgeons are primarily concerned with the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of surgical problems in children. Dr. Acosta also specializes in Robotic surgery and Pectus deformities. He is an assistant professor of Surgery at the University of Arizona.
Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Acosta enjoys going on medical missions and spending time with his family. He speaks English and Spanish.
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