Dr. Timothy D. Jacob, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 51

9104 Babcock Blvd Suite 3111
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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Dr. Jacob's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
UPMC Passavant - McCandless
9100 Babcock Boulevard
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
9104 Babcock Blvd Suite 3111
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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    Dr. Jacob's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hepatectomy
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • 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 & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Jacob

    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

    You have an 85.6% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5-stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with 1-star. 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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    • Allegheny General Hospital

    • UPMC Passavant - McCandless

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jacob

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacob to family and friends

    27 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Jacob's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 25 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Jacob
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    27 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    27 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Jacob accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    9104 Babcock Blvd Suite 3111
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
    (412) 364-5490 (Office)
    (412) 364-5493 (Fax)
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