Dr. Laurence A. Jacobs, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 65

135 N Arlington Heights Rd Ste 195
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Dr. Jacobs:

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Dr. Jacobs' Experience

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Dr. Jacobs' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Jacobs Performs

Conditions Dr. Jacobs Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 West Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Saint Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jacobs

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Fertility Centers of Illinois
Buffalo Grove Office
135 N Arlington Heights Rd Ste 195
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Fertility Centers of Illinois
Crystal Lake Office
5911 Northwest Hwy Ste 105
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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    Dr. Jacobs' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    1
    • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysteroscopy
    • In Vitro Fertilization
    • Intra Uterine Insemination
    • Ovulation Induction
    2
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Encounters for High-Risk Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Miscarriages
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Perimenopause
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Uterine Fibroids
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    Background Check for Dr. Jacobs

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (7/8/2011)
    • Amount or Range: $167,250.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Cook County, IL
    • State: Illinois
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (4/21/2014)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Jacobs, Laurence Alan MD : License 0360544440: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician allegedly failure to diagnose Cushing’s Syndrome. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license.
    • State: Illinois

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern University
    Complete in 1979

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Complete in 1988
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Jacobs & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Jacobs' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Jacobs has admitting privileges:

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    • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center

    • Alexian Brothers Medical Center

    • Highland Park Hospital

    • Northwest Community Hospital

    • Saint Alexius Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jacobs

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobs to family and friends

    46 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Jacobs' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    45 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    46 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    46 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 46 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Jacobs
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    46 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    46 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    46 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    46 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Jacobs accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

    A
    Fertility Centers of Illinois
    Buffalo Grove Office
    135 N Arlington Heights Rd Ste 195
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (877) 324-4483 (Office)
    (847) 215-8996 (Fax)
    B
    Fertility Centers of Illinois
    Crystal Lake Office
    5911 Northwest Hwy Ste 105
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (877) 324-4483 (Office)
    (815) 356-7064 (Fax)
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