Dr. Donald Jacobs, MD

Dr. Donald Jacobs, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Donald Jacobs, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Blue Ash, OH. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Jacobs is affiliated with Bethesda North Hospital.

1945 Cei Dr

Blue Ash, OH 45242

Contact Information

(513) 984-5133

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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more than 96% of peers
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more than 86% of peers
more than 80% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


  • Eyelid Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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.


  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Cincinnati Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • U Ill Eye Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacobs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacobs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobs to family and friends
based on 27 total reviews (14 with comments)
Dr. Jacobs' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (14)
in Cincinnati, OH |
I have had one visit with Dr. Jacobs. I saw Dr. Jacobs after my previous opthalmologist (Leonard Jacobson) retired. I was pleased with Dr. Jacobs. Sorry to learn though that Dr. Jacobs will also be retiring (at the end of this year).
in Ft Thomas, KY |
Dr. Jacobs is very thorough and does not rush my appointments. He readily answers all questions. He is professional and i have had the utmost confidence in his care. His staff is professional and very personable. The office is very positive and pleasant.
in Cincinnati, OH |
Excellent doctor.
Loveland, OH |
Very nice. Ready to retire & referred to surgeon taking over his patients.
in Cincinnati, OH |
He was thorough and had a very nice manner
in Morrow, OH |
Very kind and easy to talk with. Takes the time to explain my eye care needs.
in West Chester |
I have been seeing Dr.Jacobs for a few years now. I came to CEI when my insurance changed and I could no longer see my former provider. I have known glaucoma, and Dr.Jacobs was the physician given to me. Dr.Jacobs does a professional exam and I feel confident that my treatment is appropriate. I think my only concern would be that he does not talk very much. Now that I have seen him this long, I think he may be warming up to me. I have no desire to change providers.
Cincinnati, OH |
My examination was very thorough, important to me as it was my first after a long hiatus (where we used to live). Dr. Jacobs was very helpful in addressing my eye problems and in prescribing new lenses, which are working out very well.
in Milford, OH |
I had received an incorrect Rx from an optometrist for double vision. CEI recommended Dr. Jacobs. He and his associate gave me a far more thorough exam and refraction. My new glasses have me seeing clearly again with both eyes working together. Thank you. (As far as scheduling urgent appointments, it should be noted that CEI has a separate eye emergency department that will take you quickly.)
in Batavia, OH |
well lets see: the nurse took me back, put the drops in my eyes, checked my eyes for glasses the left, the Doctor came in asked me what brought me today and my last visit was 8 years ago, I said I have FUCH'S in my eyes and both eyes had cateracts removed and how eyes were feeling, spots, itching, dry, and sometimes it seems like I look at straight at things then sometimes I can't, then he started to talk and didn'thear that sometimes I can't see anything at all with my eyes. he not enough room
in Sharonville, OH |
My husband and I were so pleased to be seen together by Dr. Jacobs. He seems to be a very sincere and caring person. Thanks again for taking care of us.
in Mason, OH |
I felt that Dr Jacobs was very thorough, and explained what & why he was doing things in a manner that I could understand. I trust him with my eyes now and would recommend him to anyone.
in Cincinnati, OH |
My husband and I have both worked with Dr Jacobs. My husband has been very happy with him; my experience has been more limited,but he was fine.
in Cincinnati, OH |
As usual, he was very professional, pleasant, and answered my questions.
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Dr. Jacobs accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Jacobs has admitting privileges

Bethesda North Hospital
10500 Montgomery Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45242
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