Dr. Deborah Jacobson, MD

Dr. Deborah Jacobson, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Deborah Jacobson, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from University of Colorado Health Science Center in 1998 and specializes in sports medicine and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.Read her story

1960 N Ogden St Ste 30

Denver, CO 80218

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Jacobson's Experience

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 Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Jacobson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jacobson "Dr. Jacobson received her medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Science Center. She completed her residency at Saint Joseph Hospital. Dr. Jacobson further advanced her training by completing a sports medicine fellowship at Ohio State University. She is board certified in family medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in sports medicine. She has more than 15 years of experience in the non-surgical management of a variety of musculoskeletal conditions in children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Jacobson is a team physician for the Colorado Mammoth, and she volunteers with the Denver Public Schools sports medicine department. Dr. Jacobson was recently voted 5280 Top Doctor for Sports Medicine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jacobson "Pain or injuries impact a person's quality of life. My goal is to guide patients through a comprehensie treatment plan that restores pre-injury function and helps prevent recurrent injury. It is very rewarding when patients are able to return to their activities or sports. "

2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovitis
  • Tendonitis
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11  Procedures

  • Casting
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Exercise Program
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Splinting
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Colorado Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Exempla St Josephs Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Exempla St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Ohio State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I am a physician and trust Dr. Jacobson to the ends of the earth. She has treated almost every member of my family including myself. She refers to the surgeons when necessary, but as she is a non-surgeon, will try to avoid the knife if able. She is very knowledgeable, kind, “real” and funny....Read More
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Dr. Jacobson is the best doctor I have EVER been to. She listens to your concerns and does a thorough evaluation every time.
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Dr. Jacobson and the entire staff at Denver Sports Medicine - SCL Physicians were absolutely fantastic! They all take their professions seriously, but are able to treat patients like human beings. Never once did I feel like I was just another person in a line of customers waiting to be 'dealt'...Read More
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