Treatment & Services
- Abnormal Stress Test
- Adult General Clinical Cardiology
- Cardiovascular Medicine Department
- Fetal Cardiac Intervention
- General Cardiology
- Preventive Cardiology
- Regional Heart and Vascular
- Stress Testing
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Aortic Regurgitation
- Aortic Stenosis
- Aortic Valve Regurgitation
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Atrial Septal Defects
- Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Heart Attack
- Heart Disease
- Heart Murmur
- Heart Palpitations
- Heart Valve Disease
- High Cholesterol
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Mitral Valve Prolapse
- Mitral Valve Regurgitation
- Pericardial Effusion
- Rheumatic Heart Disease
- Supraventricular Tachycardia
- Tricuspid Regurgitation
- Tricuspid Stenosis
- Tricuspid Valve Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Chicago Hospitals
Chicago, IL USA
Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD USA
Medical School - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
Undergraduate - Yeshiva University
New York, NY USA
- Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
- Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology - Echocardiography
Cardiac imaging, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, transesophageal echocardiograms
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 7/5/2016, Dr. Jacobs has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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127 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 23, 2016
Reviewed on Nov 4, 2016
great experience with her!
Reviewed on Oct 19, 2016
Reviewed on Aug 3, 2016
Dr Jacobs talked to me about my options, answered my dquestions and validated my decision
Reviewed on Jun 17, 2016
Reviewed on May 11, 2016
The care providers are easy to communicate with.
Reviewed on May 4, 2016
always a good experience
Reviewed on Apr 22, 2016
Dr. Jacobs is fabulous. He should teach other doctors how to listen and speak to patients
Reviewed on Apr 22, 2016
Reviewed on Apr 13, 2016
Doctor Jacobs is a very special doctor - I love his smile.
Reviewed on Apr 9, 2016
One of main reasons I go to Hillcrest.
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