Dr. Fernando Acosta, MD

Dr. Fernando Acosta, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Fernando Acosta, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

901 7th Ave Ste 120

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Contact Information

(682) 885-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Cerebral Palsy
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 97% of peers
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

76  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anxiety
  • Ataxia
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Dystonia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects


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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Acosta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Acosta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Acosta to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Acosta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have never met a more caring and compassionate doctor in all my life. I have met doctors constantly ever since I was born, and Acosta definitely takes the cake! He puts the patients care, safety, and most importantly happiness and quality of life first above everything else. That's why I...more
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Was not impressed at all. Provided no examination of my child instead relied solely on the RN's assessment. Made a lot of assumptions and then proceeded to talk about medication for a condition that had not been diagnosed! When challenged on this point, he claimed the child "probably" had it or...more
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He was nice and caring at the beginning but then he turned into being a little rude and condescending sometimes. Doesn't listen to parent's concern about kid's condition very well. Egotistic, not a team player. Motivated by factors other than patient's well being. Hard to book an appointment with...more
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