Dr. Barry Jacobs, MD

Dr. Barry Jacobs, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Barry Jacobs, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Springfield, MA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), and more.

100 Wason Ave Ste 100

Springfield, MA 01107

Contact Information

(413) 732-7426

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 8 More

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Elizabeth's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Tufts U/Boston University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacobs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacobs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobs to family and friends
3.1
based on 19 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Jacobs' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

CONWAY |
I would not recommend. Dr ordered tests for you child that were not explained to me in office, one included anesthesia!!! Called for questions and staff and dr. Barry were rude. He acted as if he was bothered to call back. The procedure with anesthesia was not even needed, and would have...more
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in Chicopee,MA |
I have been a patient of Dr. Jacobs for 25 years. No matter how busy he was I have always found him to be patient and willing to listen as well as kind and compassionate. Over the years I have had a few issues and Dr. Jacobs was able to put my mind at rest as he explained exactly what was going on...more
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Holyoke, MA |
Dr Jacobs injected Botox into my vocal cords for a condition I have. Once I went home the evening of the operation I had to go to the emergency room for trouble breathing and had respitory failure. Lucky to be a live thankfully to the doctors in the emergency room. Be careful with Dr Jacobs
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in Westfield, MA |
Dr. Jacobs is very personable along with being highly professional and knowledgeable
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in Springfield, MA |
After months of a deep cough, and seeing four other specialists and having x-rays and trying many different ideas of what this could be, I finally was sent to see Dr. Jacobs and he not only identified the cause of my cough on my first visit but he also prescribed the medicine which stopped the...more
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Dr. Jacobs accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Jacobs has admitting privileges

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