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Kristy R. Acosta, MD

Birthplace, Immunizations, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Surgery, Womens Health
“I had high expectations when I had my own baby and I try to provide that same level of care for my pregnant patients. It’s so important to incorporate family and treat the patient as a whole unit.” Island Staff Member

Clinical Overview



Nantucket Cottage Medical Group Physician; Member of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization

Department + Services

Primary Care, Women's Health

My Expertise

Family medicine, operative obstetrics

Board Certifications

Family Medicine (Operative Obstetrics)
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Degree & Residencies

University of Texas Medical School, MD
Cone Health Women's Hospital, Obstetric Fellowship
John Peter Smith Hospital, Family Medicine Program Residency
Texas A&M University, BA

Honors & Recognition

American Medical Association
American Academy of Family Physicians


A "Fightin' Texas Aggie," Dr. Acosta is fluent in Spanish and lives on Nantucket with her husband, Amis Carlisle, and their young son Matei. She is a native of Lamesa, Texas, and enjoys walking and biking, as well as family meals cooked by her husband.

Contact Dr. Acosta

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30
(Closed for lunch 12:30 - 1:30)


(508) 825-1000


Nantucket Cottage Hospital
57 Prospect Street
Nantucket, MA 02554

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