The American Health Council has proudly appointed Dr. Robert Cerciello as “Best in Medicine.” With over four decades of experience within the healthcare industry, Dr. Robert Cerciello is now enjoying his retirement after a highly successful career as a Physician.
Dr. Cerciello first became involved in the profession due to his belief that the field of neurology can help a great many people, most of all, children. Dr. Cerciello decided to specialize in Child Neurology and following the completion of his BS, he went on to obtain his MD from George Washington University School of Medicine in 1968.
In addition to achieving Board Certification in Pediatrics and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Dr. Cerciello completed both an Internship and a Residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, with a further Residency at University of Pennsylvania Health System. Over the course of his illustrious career, Dr. Cerciello developed significant expertise in Clinical Services, ADD, Child Epilepsy, Autism and Turrets.
Prior to his retirement, Dr. Cerciello worked for ten years in private practice, where he was involved in hospital planning and development, medical school planning and development, health care strategy, patient safety and quality improvement, patient services and research.
Dr. Cerciello was privileged to have had a number of peer-reviewed articles published and remains an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Neurology. He is also associated with the CT Chapter of AAF. One achievement he is particularly proud of is his appointment as Grand Knight with the fraternal service organization, Knights of Columbia.
Looking back at his career, Dr. Cerciello attributes his success to a natural desire to help children and having a real passion for the role. He is extremely proud to have helped hundreds of children and families during his career in child neurology.
In the future, Dr. Cerciello plans to continue enjoying all the perks of retirement. Professionally, he would like to become more involved in health care reform and remain up to date with healthcare changes.