Dr. Timothy D. Jacob, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 53

9104 Babcock Blvd Ste 3111
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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Dr. Jacob:

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Dr. Jacob's Experience

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Dr. Jacob's Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Dr. Jacob Performs

Conditions Dr. Jacob Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Allegheny General Hospital
320 E North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
UPMC Passavant - McCandless
9100 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jacob

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Fort Pitt Surgical
Fort Pitt Surgical
9104 Babcock Blvd Ste 3111
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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    Dr. Jacob's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Bile Duct Procedure
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
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    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    University Health Center University Pittsburgh
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    University Health Center University Pittsburgh
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Jacob & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% 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. Jacob's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Jacob has admitting privileges:

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    • UPMC Passavant - McCandless

    • Allegheny General Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jacob

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
    • 22 responses

    4.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacob to family and friends

    4.6 out of 5

    22 responses

    Dr. Jacob's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    22 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    22 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    22 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    22 responses

    Experience with Dr. Jacob

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    22 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    22 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    22 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

    22 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Fort Pitt Surgical
    9104 Babcock Blvd Ste 3111
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    (412) 364-5490 (Office)
    (412) 364-5493 (Fax)
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