Dr. Bruce A. Jacobson, MD

Dr. Bruce A. Jacobson, MD

Internal Medicine | Male | 59 years old

As an internist I have been providing quality medical care for over twenty-five years in...Read more

Bruce A Jacobson MD
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As an internist I have been providing quality medical care for over twenty-five years in the West San Fernando Valley....   Read More

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Internal Medicine
      • Diabetes Medicine
      • Family Medicine
      • Medical Weight Management
      • Preventive Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Adrenal Gland Diseases
      • Adrenal Insufficiency
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bone Disorders
      • Breast Diseases
      • Cancer
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Chronic Diseases
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Diabetes
      • Diabetes Type 1
      • Diabetes Type 2
      • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
      • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
      • Generalized Obesity
      • Goiter
      • Hashimoto's Disease
      • Hyperkalemia
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Hypertension
      • Hypoglycemia
      • Hypokalemia
      • Hypopituitarism
      • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
      • Hypothyroidism
      • Kidney Disease
      • Lipid Disorders
      • Malaise and Fatigue
      • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
      • Obesity
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Retina Diseases
      • Testicular Dysfunction
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Thyroiditis
      • Vitamin D Deficiency

      Procedures Performed

      • Breath Testing
      • Diabetes Counseling
      • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
      • Immunization
      • Joint Injection
      • Pap Smear
      • Physical Examination
      • Spirometry
      • Vaccination
      • Weight Loss Management

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      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina

        Graduated in 1983

      • Internship Hospital
        Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Muhlenberg Reg Med Center

        Completed in 1987

      • Undergraduate School
        University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1979

      • Other Education
        Certified By The American Board Of Internal Medicine

        Completed in 1987

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Consumers Research Counsel of America America's Top Physicians, 2010
        • International Health Professional of the year 2004 in Internal Medicine by the International Biographical Center of Cambridge, 2004
        • One of the top primary care physicians in the nation, Castle Connolly medical, Ltd, and published in Town & Country Magazine, 08/2000
        • American Biographical Institute awarding the life Achievement award in Internal Medicine documented in the international prof, 2008
        • Consumer Research Council of America Excellence award for America's Top Physicians in the US in Internal Medicine, 2000-2010
        • The Leading Physicians of The World, Top Internist in West Hills CA recognized by the International Assoc of Internists, 2010
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Farsi
      • Italian
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Jacobson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Internal Medicine
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Jacobson's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr. Jacobson's Care Philosophy

      As an internist I have been providing quality medical care for over twenty-five years in the West San Fernando Valley. I believe preventative measures are the best way to achieve a healthy life. I have one simple philosophy. Provide the best medical care and services to all of my patients all of the time.