Dr. Robert J. Jacobson, MD

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Specializes in Hematology • Male • Age 72

1309 N Flagler Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Dr. Jacobson's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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JFK Medical Center
5301 S Congress Ave
Atlantis, FL 33462
Good Samaritan Medical Center
1309 N Flagler Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Florida Cancer Specialists
West Palm Beach Office
1309 N Flagler Dr
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
5507 S Congress Ave Ste 130
Atlantis, FL 33462
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    Dr. Jacobson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology
    • Hematology & Pathology
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    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
    • Plasmapheresis
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • All Lymphoma
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Cryoglobulinemia
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Eye Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
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    • Hemophilia
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphoma
    • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Melanoma
    • Mycosis Fungoides
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Jacobson

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (10/16/2014)
    • Amount or Range: $450,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: PALM BEACH COUNTY
    • State: Florida
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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

    Medical School

    University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1966

    Internship Hospital

    Johannesburg General and Baragwanath Hospitals
    Complete in 1968

    Residency Hospital

    Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Complete in 1970

    Fellowship Hospital

    Georgetown University Hospital
    Complete in 1972

    Other Education

    Chief Resident, Georgetown Univ Dept. Of Medicine
    Complete in 1973
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Jacobson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Jacobson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Good Samaritan Medical Center

    • JFK Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jacobson

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobson to family and friends

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Jacobson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Jacobson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Florida Cancer Specialists
    West Palm Beach Office
    1309 N Flagler Dr
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401
    (561) 366-4100 (Office)
    (866) 326-5063 (Fax)
    B
    5507 S Congress Ave Ste 130
    Atlantis, FL 33462
    (561) 366-4100 (Office)
    (855) 280-3692 (Fax)
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