Dr. Barry Jacobs, MD

Dr. Barry Jacobs, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Jacobs performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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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3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

70  Conditions Treated

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27  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
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobs to family and friends
21 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

We have been patients of Dr. Jacobs for several years and have always received the most professional treatment with all office personnel, from the front desk to our dismissal. However, as we are aging our medical needs have increased as well as the information & attention we now need. During our...more
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I will never bring my young son back to this practice. My son was scared to have his ears cleaned, which I explained up front. He was rude and condescending to my son and seemed like he was a in a big rush to get out of there. Awful experience - do not recommend him in any way.
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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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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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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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