Frank L. Acosta, Jr.

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
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Areas of treatment:

Adult Spine Deformity
Revision Spinal Reconstruction
Failed Back Syndrome
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Specialty:

  • Neurosurgery

Department:

  • Department of Neurological Surgery

Language:

  • English

Frank L. Acosta, Jr., MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • Keck Medicine of USC - Beverly Hills

About this doctor:

Dr. Acosta brings depth to our team as a highly talented neurosurgeon, fellowship trained in complex spine deformity. His outstanding academic and research credentials accelerates our understanding of various spine pathologies and lead us to new translational discoveries.

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 2002

Internships:

General Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2003

Residencies:

Neurosurgery Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 2008

Fellowships:

Spine Surgery Fellowship, Complex and Reconstructive Spine Surgery, Northwestern University, 2009

Professional society memberships:

AOSpine North America
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
North American Spine Society

Awards:

Golden Apple Resident Teaching Award, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
50 Best Spine Specialists in America, Becker's Orthopaedic and Spine Review
CSRS-E Mario Boni Award
Harvard Medical School National Scholarship
Harvard College Scholarship Award
Harvard College Dean's List
Bank of America Achievement Award in Humanities