Dr. Alan Jacobs, MD

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Neurology | Male

120 E 56th St Rm 1040 New York, NY 10022 Get Directions
Dr. Alan Jacobs, MD
Dr. Alan Jacobs, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

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    Dr. Jacobs' Reviews

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    3.0
    based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)
    Dr. Jacobs' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (3)
    Charlotte, NC |
    Very compassionate, listening to all the details of all of my years of struggles. As a result, he was the one who was finally able to get my catamenial epilepsy diagnosed and under control! I have not been able to find anyone in my state who could help. He is extraordinarily compassionate and takes his time to listen to all the details of the patient information!
    Lima, OH |
    First Appointment, very optimistic. Dr. Jacobs does listen and wanted to help. He ordered good blood work. He gave a "possible diagnosis". Problem was he got upset and debated my experience, saying it just wasn't possible to have the symptoms I had when some other tests came back that he said showed otherwise. He would not adjust meds and I had serious complications that I still live with. He would not answer calls or emails for another appt. Receptionist could be dismissive.
    San Antonio, TX |
    After scheduling appointment, his nurse became angry when asked 1 question: 'When could I send office of Dr. Alan Jacobs my medical info?’ (Dr.'s website states he wants past/current medical info prior to meeting.) The nurse stated he only needed my name. When I asked her how he would treat me without any medical info, she stated 'he would do it with my medical info.' Confused by her answer, I asked again if I could send my medical info. She then became angered,said appt was canceled&ended call
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    Dr. Jacobs' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Dementia
    • Epilepsy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spine Disorders
    • Vertigo

    Education

    • Medical School
      Duke Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1989

    • Internship Hospital
      Columbia Presbyterian Med Center

      Completed in 1990

    • Residency Hospital
      Cornell University Med College

      Completed in 1993

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center

      Completed in 1994

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • German

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    Specialties

    • Neurology
    • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)

    Procedures Performed

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