DepartamentosGastroenterología y HepatologíaLocationRochester, MinnesotaIdiomasEnglishSpanishPacientes existentesEnviar un mensaje seguro a través del portal del paciente Conditions treatedNutrition (Healthy eating)Obesity Procedures performedBariatric surgeryUpper endoscopy InterestsObesity medicine and nutritionObesity physiology and pharmacologyObesity — bariatric endoscopyPost-bariatric surgery complicationsGastrointestinal motility physiology and pharmacology Mayo Clinic locations Rochester, Minnesota Driving directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2015FellowGastroenterology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine2015Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - NIH T32 program Post Doctoral Clinical - Research Fellowship Gastroenterology and HepatologyMayo Clinic2015Clinical Fellowship - Gastroenterology and HepatologyMayo Clinic2013Certificate - 14 credit hours in statistics, epidemiology and clinical researchMayo Clinic Department of Development and the Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities (CTSA)2012Residency - Internal MedicineUniversity of Florida, Shands/UF Hospital2010Internship - Internal MedicineUniversity of Florida, Shands/UF Hopsital2009Ph.D. - Doctorate in Philosophy - Physiology and PharmacologyUniversity of Florida, College of Medicine2006MD - Magna Cum LaudenUniversidad San Francisco de Quito2002BS - Bachelor in Health Science - Magna Cum LaudenUniversidad San Francisco de QuitoShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2016GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine2013Obesity MedicineAmerican Board of Obesity Medicine2012Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineShow more certificationsAwards and honors20222021 New Investigator AwardDepartment of Medicine202040 Under 40 Award - Physician, Scientist, EnterpreneurMinneapolis Business Journal20202020 Tekne Award, Healthcare Division (Winners Exemplify Technology Innovation in Minnesota)Minnesota Technology Association2019$1Million Challenge Award winner for Minority EntrepreneursMetropolitan Economic Development Association2019Minnesota Cup 2019, 3rd Place, Healthcare DivisionUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities2019Chase Minority-Owned Startup AwardJPMorgan-Chase Bank2018Gerstner Career Development Award Center for Individualized Medicine2018Ruppe Career Development Award Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities2016ANMS Career Development Award ANMS2016AGA's Poster Judging Competition WinnerAmerican Gastroenterology Association20152015 AGA/AGA-GRG Fellow Abstract PrizeAmerican Gastroenterology Association2014GCR/AGA Fellow Travel Award for Digestive Disease WeekAmerican Gastroenterology Association2014Board Certified in Obesity Medicine and NutritionAmerican Board of Obesity Medicine2014Young Investigator Forum AwardAmerican Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society2014Distinguished Clinical Poster AwardThe Obesity Society2014Distinguished Poster Award for Clinical FellowYouth Investigator Research Symposium, Mayo Clinic2012Excellence in Teaching AwardDepartment of Medicine, University of Florida2012Chairman "Leighton E. Cluff" Award (Best Resident in IM)MCF Department of Medicine Residency Program2012Excellence in Ambulatory Care AwardDepartment of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.2011Elected member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society2010Physician Customer Service AwardShands Hospital, College of Medicine, University of Florida2009Medical Guild Award; Best Graduate Student of Ph.D ProgramCollege of Medicine, University of Florida2009"Hot Topic" selected poster presentationEuropean Congress on Obesity2009Equal Access Clinic Service Award for Student VolunteerPh.D Program, University of Florida2009Medical Guild AwardPhysiology and Pharmacology, University of Florida & Shands Healthcare2008Travel Award for Research ExcellenceAmerican Society of Gene Therapy2006Valedictorian - Best Graduate from Medical SchoolUniversidad San Francisco de Quito2006Medical Doctorate, graduated with honors, Magna cum laudeUniversidad San Francisco de Quito2006Best Intern AwardHospital Voz Andes Quito2004International Scholarship Charite Summer SchoolUniversity of Berlin and Humbolt University2003Chancellor Academic Excellence ListUniversidad San Francisco de Quito2003Dean Academic Excellence ListUniversidad San Francisco de Quito2002Pasteur Excellence Academic ScholarshipUniversidad San Francisco de Quito2000Training Scholarship in Genetics and Molecular BiologyPontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador1998National Youth Leadership Forum on MedicineGeorgetown UniversityShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2022Abstract Review Committee, Nutrient-Gene InteractionAmerican Gastroenterological Association2022Abstract Review Committee, Obesity: Clinical, Life-Style and Pharmacological TherapiesAmerican Gastroenterological Association2022 - presentChair, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition SectionAGA Council, American Gastroenterological Association2021 - presentDirectorObesity Interest Group, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine2021 - 2022Vice Chair, Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition SectionAGA Council, American Gastroenterological Association2017 - presentMemberMayo Clinic Committees2016 - presentReviewerWiley Online 2014 - presentMemberDepartment of Internal Medicine2013 - presentInterviewerInterview Committee, Gastroenterology Fellowship, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology2013 - presentMemberBariatric Center of Excellence2012 - 2015FellowDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine2012 - presentMemberEndoscopy Committee2012 - presentActive MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association (AGA)2012 - presentActive MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology2012 - presentActive MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)2011 - 2013Committee MemberThe Obesity Society (NAASO)2011 - 2013Early Career MembershipThe Obesity Society (NAASO)2011 - presentActive MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society2009 - 2012ResidentUniversity of Florida2009 - 2012ResidentUniversity of Florida2009 - 2012Active MemberAmerican College of Physicians2009 - presentActive MemberAmerican Medical Association2008 - presentActive MemberThe Obesity Society (NAASO)2007 - 2012Teaching AssistantUniversity of Florida2007 - presentActive MemberAmerican Physician Scientists Association2006 - 2012Ph.D. ProgramUniversity of Florida2004 - presentHonorary MemberInternational Federation of Medical Students AssociationShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publicationsResearch activitiesSee a description of research activities. Follow Dr. Acosta Twitter Dr. Acosta professional account@dr_aac Conditions treatedProcedures performedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honorsFollow Dr. Acosta Request an appointment PST-20216775 Médicos y personal médico Acosta, Andres J. M.D., Ph.D.