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Estela Yolanda Hernandez-Acosta
Cone Health Medical Group

Estela Yolanda Hernandez-Acosta, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Internal Medicine
Patient Rating
4.8/5 (Based on 243 Reviews)
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Estela Hernandez, MD, is a board certified in internal medicine. Her professional interests include chronic disease management in the aging population. She is fluent in English and Spanish and speaks conversational French.

Her deep empathy for what her patients are going through helps her go the extra mile while caring for them. She empowers and guides patients so they can actively participate in their health journey.

In her spare time, she enjoys taekwondo, piano and fiction books. Also, she is a veritable Disney World aficionado!

“I believe in empowering patients, assisting them along the way and helping them to take control of their health and wellness journey.” – Estela Hernandez, MD



Medical School

Universidad Nacional Pedro Heriquez Urena, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic


Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine


Provider Review Comments

May 29, 2021
At 73 years old, I have experienced numerous physicians in my life. Dr. Hernandez-Acosta is one of the best I have encountered. I felt as if I had known her for years and feel comfortable putting my health care in her hands.
May 23, 2021
I really appreciate the intentional listening and concern demonstrated by Dr Hernandez, and her subsequent recommendations. I didn't feel like she was rushing through my appointment to get to her next one.
May 16, 2021
Yes I have recommend Dr. Hernandez to my wife.
May 15, 2021
Dr. Hernandez listened to my concerns and gave me good health recommendations. I like her. she is my new PCP.
May 13, 2021
Dr. Hernandez is very attentive and thorough.
May 08, 2021
May 07, 2021
Far exceeded my expectations
May 06, 2021
Dr. Hernandez makes it a point to include my thoughts in what is going on with each aspect of my care. I have already recommended her to good friends.
May 04, 2021
April 30, 2021
Dr. Hernandez was excellent. I appreciate her expertise and kindness to me as a patient.
April 29, 2021
doctor was great
April 25, 2021
I'm very pleased with Dr.Estella Hernandez attentive care
April 23, 2021
Both nurse and the doctor are very attentive and caring, they listened to issue/concerns I have and provided a clear answers. I feel very confident for having them as my providers. Very happy
April 22, 2021
all good
April 21, 2021
She was better than GREAT!
April 15, 2021
April 13, 2021
Dr. Hernandez is an exceptional Physician.
April 12, 2021
I have been a PATIENT most of my life; I alwayshave many questions. My provider was very good to answere all.
April 11, 2021
I liked dr. Hernandez very much
April 07, 2021
Good experience. I like Dr. Hernandez
March 30, 2021
Love Dr. Herdandez
January 21, 2021
You can tell how much Dr. Hernandez cares about you as a patient and a person. She is thorough, thoughtful and I never feel there is anything more important to her time than the present moment she is spending with me during my medical visit.
January 14, 2021
I felt that I was in good hands with my Doctor
January 11, 2021
I really liked Dr. Hernandez!! She seemed to really care!
January 08, 2021
awesome job by staff
December 20, 2020
As a new patient, I enjoyed my visit with Dr. Hernandez. She is very knowledgeable and I appreciate her proactive approach to patient care. I will definitely continue my care under her professional expertise. She came highly recommended by my neighbor.
December 13, 2020
Dr Hernandez was extremely caring and listened to all my concerns along with recommending additional tests and medications. Wonderful woman!
December 13, 2020
very positive and helpful physician
December 07, 2020
I have recommended Dr. Estela to my friends
December 06, 2020
professional, personable. great bedside manner
December 06, 2020
excellent Doctor
December 06, 2020
Dr. Hernandez really connects with her patients. I've always felt listened to and included during my appointments
December 01, 2020
It was my first time seeing Dr Hernandez and I was completely satisfied. She listened and was very helpful.
November 22, 2020
being new to the area, very happy with Dr Hernandez.
October 20, 2020
Felt comfortable discussing health issues. Provider provided me with ample time to ask questions and concerns. Excellent experience.
October 17, 2020
October 14, 2020
October 13, 2020
My provider and I are still the process of getting to know each other as she is relatively new to this practice. I am satisfied at this point.
October 07, 2020
All good.
October 01, 2020
Very good.
September 25, 2020
September 19, 2020
September 18, 2020
I am satisfied and hopefully my condition will be solved due to the care shown to me.
August 25, 2020
My experience with my provider was very good. Dr. Hernandez is a caring person who is totally interested in your health and well being. I feel comfortable with her as my doctor.
August 24, 2020
Dr. Hernandez was great! this was my first visit as I am needing a new family care doctor. I will be continuing my visits with her. she was pleasant, knowledgeable, and comforting. she created a plan of action and was proactive on my first visit. great doctor. thank you!
August 21, 2020
August 20, 2020
Very good in all areas!
August 13, 2020
Dr. Hernandez is a treasure.
August 12, 2020
Dr. Hernandez was courteous, professional, knowledgeable, and efficient. I was impressed and will continue to see her for my care.
August 10, 2020
great and easy to talk to
August 03, 2020
The provider was very respectful to me and able to answer all of my concerns. She even detected an ear problem that I was unaware of at the time of the visit.
July 30, 2020
Dr. Hernandez was really helpful and understanding. I did not feel nervous asking her any questions related to health concerns and medication. I felt that she was very capable and knwoledgeable. I am glad to have her as my doctor!
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