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Gilberto Acosta, MD


Dr. Acosta received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, as well as a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Science degree in Public Health from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. In 1992 he completed his internship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York, and then went on to complete his residency in Anesthesiology at New York University Medical Center.

While serving in the armed forces in South Carolina in 1995, Dr. Acosta was assigned as a staff anesthesiologist at Naval Hospital Charleston. He completed his Pain Management fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina, then moved to Fort Myers in 2000 to practice at Lee Memorial Health System facilities.

He is Board-certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is a member of a number of professional organizations.

Affiliations Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Cape Coral
  • Fellowship
  • Medical University of South Carolina [ None or N/A ] Charleston, SC 2000
  • Internship
  • Strong Memorial Hospital United States Rochester, NY 1992
  • Medical School
  • Tufts University United States Boston, MA 1991
  • Residency
  • Mount Sinai Hospital - NYU United States New York, NY 1995
  • Undergraduate
  • Cornell University Medical College United States New York, NY 1987


  • 11/09/2022
    Rating: 5

    My husband and I see Dr. Acosta and have been seeing him for four years. He has always been kind and caring! Never rushes us. Makes sure we know what he is planning to do and explains the different meds that will help. We see him at the [...] office and we are very happy there. It is always a nice experience to go to a dr and leave knowing what is wrong and what we can do to make it better! The receptionist is very pleasant. Always with a smile. [...] is a gem. He is kind and never gets frustrated if we ask questions. He works very well with Dr, Acosta. When we have a procedure the two of them are so in sync. They make a very good tag team! I cannot say enough about how pleased we are to have Dr. Acosta as our pain dr. In our opinion he is the best! Thank you Dr. Acosta. Thank you for always being there for every ache and pain we have. Sincerely, [...]

  • 11/04/2022
    Rating: 5

    Excellent Service and very professional

  • 11/04/2022
    Rating: 5

    Because of Dr Acosta's patience for approx 7 yrs with me always listening he does get it ...he recommended something that I feel so far has made the biggest impact of my [...] thank him for everything !

  • 11/04/2022
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Acosta, [...] & staff are great! A well oiled machine that goes up and beyond the call of duty! Knowledgeable, professional, listens & helps with all problems & concerns! Very easy with treatments! Thank you! Keep up the great work! [...]