Gerald Acker, M.D.


1957-1960 – BA Magna Cum Laude- Columbia University

1960-1964 – MD Johns Hopkins University – Phi Beta Kappa

1962 – Fellowship – Mayo Foundation

1964-1965 – Surgical Intern- John Hopkins Hospital

1965-1969 – Surgical Resident – Mt. Sinai Hospital, NY

1969-1971 – Plastic Surgical Resident – Hospital of the University Pennsylvania

General Surgery Residency with Rapid Advance – Mt Sinai Hospital – NYC

Summer Fellow – Columbia Presbyterian Hospital – NYC

Trainee Fellow – Surgery – The Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN

Cancer Fellow – Surgery – The National Institute Of Health – Maryland

Chief Residency – Plastic Surgery The Children’s Hospital Of the University of Pennsylvania


Double Boarded in General and Cosmetic Surgery


Pan Pacific Surgical Association

American Academy of Plastic Surgeons

International College of Surgeons

American Society of Liposuction Surgery

American Society of Cosmetic Surgery

International Society of Cosmetic Surgery


Paragon Award winner as Best Surgical Team in The United States for more than twenty years

2014 – Leading Physician in the World

2001 – Award AS Best Physician PA Team for Surgical Care in The United States

2010 – Elected to Medical Board of Existence Genetics Inc.

Castle and Cook – Best Doctors in New York

June 2015 – Present – Director of the North Shore Cosmetic Clinic

Military Service

1964-1965 – U.S. Army Reserve – Captain

1965-1972 – United States Air Forces – Captain Flight Surgeon

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