Juan C. Acosta, MD

Juan C. Acosta, MD

Phone: 317-274-4716
Email: jcacosta@iu.edu
699 Riley Hospital Drive RR 208
Indianapolis, IN 46202



Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Areas of Interest

Neonatal ventilation, neonatal simulation and outreach


Dr. Acosta is fluent in oral and written English and Spanish. He enjoys sports, jogging, spending time with family and friends, outdoor recreation, and traveling.


1998-2002 MD, University of Puerto Rico
2002-2003 Internship, Albert Einstein Medical Center
2003-2006 Residency, Albany Medical Center
2006-2009 Fellowship, Indiana University School of Medicine

Honors & Awards

2007, 2008, 2012 Red Shoes Award Program Recipient
2006 The Capital District Pediatric Society Otto Faust Award


Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
IU Health Bloomington
Eskenazi Hospital
IU Health North    

Research & Grants

Representative PublicationsView All Publications

1. Acosta JC, Haas DM, Saha CK, Dimeglio LA, Ingram DA, Haneline LS.  Gestational diabetes mellitus alters maternal and neonatal circulating endothelial progenitor cell subsets.  Am J Obstet Gynecol.  2011 Mar; 204(3): 254.e8-254.e15.  Epub 2010 Dec 16.

2.Blue EK, Digiuseppe R, Derr-Yellin E, Acosta JC, Pay SL, Hanenberg H, Schellinger MM, Quinney SK, Mund JA, Case J, Haneline LS. Gestational diabetes induces alterations in the function of neonatal endothelial colony-forming cells. Pediatr Res. 2013 Nov 14. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013.224. [Epub ahead of print]