Dr. Timothy D. Jacob, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 52

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

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Dr. Jacob's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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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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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jacob

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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
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
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • 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 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 & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach 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

    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. 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

  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. Jacob

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacob to family and friends

    28 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Jacob's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    24 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 26 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Jacob
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    28 responses
    above
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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