Lawrence Jacobs, MD

Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Regional Heart and Vascular
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2009

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - St. Vincent Hospital
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Indianapolis, IN USA
1991

Fellowship - Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA
1991

Fellowship - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Cardiovascular Medicine
Miami, FL USA
1979

Residency - Bellevue Hospital Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA
1977

Internship - New York University Medical Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA
1975

Medical School - New York University School of Medicine
MD
New York, NY USA
1974

Undergraduate - Yeshiva University
New York, NY USA
1970

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

ablation of cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac rhythm abnormalities, defibrillator implantations, pacemaker

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/25/2017, 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

125 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2017

Dr. Jacobs always listens to my concerns and then helps me to understand what is going on.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2016

my doctor not only knew about my health problems, he suggested extra special care with another doctor to improve my current health. he suggested a third lead for my pacemaker. I was delighted. this will strengthen my heart output.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2016

Very good at explaining complex issues.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2016

Dr. Jacobs is the best! He ALWAYS takes time to make sure I understand all he has to say, and gives me time to ask questions, or tell him my concerns, if any.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2016

Wish more doctors were like Dr. Jacobs.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2016

Dr. J. is the BEST!!! It will be a significant loss to the medical community when he retires, whenever that day comes.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2016

Dr. Jacobs and his staff are really an outstanding group of people. They all try to make me feel comfortable and at ease. I appreciate their efforts and kindness each visit.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2016

all good

Reviewed on May 9, 2016

A good experience.

Reviewed on May 6, 2016

I appreciate that Dr Jacobs actually listens and faces me during my visit and not just stares at the computer. He actually hears what my concerns are and addresses them. He has spent quality time educating and treating my condition appropriately. He has put my mind to ease.

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