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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Avon - 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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Insurance

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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 Education - 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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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 3/15/2021, 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.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

170 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Jacobs was amazing. He explained things so well and even made a drawing to help me understand what was going on inside me. He was easy to talk with, answered all of my questions, and helped me to understand why my heart was acting out of sorts. I would recommend him to anyone who needed to see a cardiologist.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

My visit with Dr. Lawrence Jacobs was very positive. He is respectful, kind and very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Dr. Jacobs was very easy to talk to and he listened. He explanation of my situation was clear and understood. He even drew pictures.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

Dr. Jacobs and his nurse/ assistant and office staff were excellent.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

My experience with Dr. Jacobs and his staff was excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

I have known Dr. Jacobs for over a decade. He is the greatest.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

love dr jacobs

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Dr Jacobs took time with me and really did listen.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

Dr. Jacobs is an excellent health care provider, and I have been his patient for more than 20 years.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr Lawrence Jacob was awesome! He explained everything to a level where I could understand I will recommend him to all my friends.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

I really liked Dr. Jacobs handling of my appointment.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Jacobs and attending nurse were excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

As far as I am concerned, Dr. Jacobs is the best.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

My appointment as before was right on time, Dr. Jacobs was very much on par as to my questions and condition for visit. I fell very confidant having him as my doctor. His assistant, girls at front and check out desk were quick and helpful of my questions.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

The doctor is very easy to talk too, I felt very comfortable as we talked.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

I have the best doctors & my care is always excellent!

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

Dr. Jacobs explained everything to me. it was a very good experience.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Dr. Lawrence is a great doctor and very knowledgeable and helpful during my visit.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

A great doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

An doctor appointment with Dr Lawrence Jacobs is always good.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Not only was Cleveland Clinic very accomodating, Dr. Jacobs was very kind, showed personal interest by explaining everything to me very thoroughly, and made me feel well taken care of.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Jacob's makes me feel that he cares about me as a person and I am just not a number to him. He even asked how was my trip Antarctica that told him I was going on a year ago.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Dr Jacobs is efficient and easy to correspond with

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

I like Dr. Jacobs very much.He is kind and considerate and extremely knowledgeable in his field and many other areas as well. I have a great deal of confidence in his diagnosis.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr. Jacobs is tied for THE BEST!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr Jacobs explained my concerns and made me feel less anxious about them. He is very compassionate and understanding

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

I actually have recommended Dr. Jacobs to friends. He never fails to listen to my concerns or observations. He clearly knows his business.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dr. Jacobs showed so much respect from the very beginning. I would give him a 10 for excellent for being a caring Doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

We didn't have a video conference, had a phone conference which was fine. Dr. Jacobs is an excellent doctor and provides the information I need.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Lawrence J Jacobs MD is easy to talk to, being clear on the information he would like, and why he needs it.

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