Karen P. Acker, MD

Karen P. Acker, MD Specialties: Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Karen P. Acker, MD
Specialties: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
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505 East 70th Street
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Helmsley Tower, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021

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About Karen P. Acker, MD

Dr. Karen Acker is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and Assistant Attending at Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. She received her B.S. in biology at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, and then returned to her home state of New York for her medical training. She received her medical degree (M.D.) at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, and completed her residency in pediatrics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, followed by her fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. During her fellowship, she developed clinical and research interests in Staphylococcal infections and infections in immunosuppressed patients.Dr. Acker is board-certified in pediatrics and board-eligible for pediatric infectious diseases.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital


  • Bone and Joint Infections

  • Dermatologic Infection Disease

  • Infections In Immunocompromised Patients

  • MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) Infection

  • Pediatric Infectious Disease

  • Pneumonia

  • Staphylococcal Infection

  • Viral Infection

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics