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About Brian D. Acacio

Patients describe Dr. Acacio as being personable, kind and encouraging. His dedication to excellence and compassionate care is motivated by his passion for what he loves doing best: helping patients attain their dream of parenthood. He is frequently named among the top reproductive endocrinologists in California and the United States.

Dr. Acacio has had some of the highest IVF success rates in Southern California. His outstanding academic credentials and extensive clinical experience have been vital in achieving major breakthroughs and successes in many challenging cases that have experienced IVF failure in prior treatments. Highly respected by his peers, Dr. Acacio is often consulted by other physicians who come to him for infertility evaluation and treatment.

He received a Vitals Most Compassionate Doctor Award in 2010 and a Patients Choice Award in 2014 and was a “Top Doctor” in Orange Coast Magazine in 2016. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized Dr. Acacio among the top 10% of reproductive endocrinologists in the country.

Dr. Acacio has been actively involved in teaching and training other physicians over the years. He is the division head of REI in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, having trained OB/GYN resident physicians there for over 11 years. Residents in California's Central Valley can now receive convenient care at his satellite office in Bakersfield.

Dr. Acacio is active in research and has over 50 publications and lectures in nationally recognized peer-review journals and conferences. He has been featured in interviews on National Public Radio (NPR) and several local news stations. He serves as a director on the Board for Fertile Action.

Dr. Acacio is licensed to practice medicine in California. He has medical staff privileges at some of the leading hospitals throughout Southern California, including Mission Hospital (where he volunteered and worked in the pharmacy as a youth), Kern Medical Center and Mercy Southwest Hospital.

On a personal note, Dr. Acacio enjoys surfing, golf, art, reading, traveling and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Medical School

George Washington University- School of Medicine

Internship

LAC- USC Medical Center

Residency

LAC- USC Medical Center

Fellowship

LAC-USC Medical Center Women's Hospital
1999

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Affiliated Locations

Mission Hospital, Laguna Beach
Mission Hospital, Mission Viejo