John J. Ackert, MD


Based in Concorde Medical Group’s Kips Bay office, Dr. John Ackert is a highly regarded expert in gastroenterology. He received his medical training here in New York, having graduated from St. John’s University in Queens with a B.S. in Biology and from New York University’s School of Medicine. He went on to complete his medical training at NYU and Bellevue Hospital.

Dr. Ackert has also participated in numerous research studies in gastroenterology and has published those findings in the publications Gastroenterology and The American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Academic Titles

Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical School

New York University School of Medicine, MD, New York, NY 1972


Bellevue Hospital, Internal Medicine, New York, NY 1972-1973


Bellevue Hospital, Internal Medicine, New York, NY 1974-1975


Bellevue Hospital, Gastroenterology, New York, NY, 1975-1977

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 1977
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1975

Insurances Accepted

Connecticare (applies to services rendered in NYS for Connecticare Commercial members ONLY)
Emblem (GHI) except for Emblem Millennium Network for all lines of business
Emblem (HIP) except Emblem Reserve (VIP Reserve) Medicare Plan
Empire BCBS except EBCBS Medicaid HMO and Empire MediBlue HealthPlus Select (HMO)
Railroad Medicare (Palmetto)
Humana Medicare
Northwell Direct
Oxford Plans except Oxford Metro
UHC Plans except UHC Core, UHC Charter Networks and Community Plan
UnitedHealthcare NYS Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Concorde Medical Group participates with the above payors Commercial, Medicare and Individual Exchange Plans