Dr. Erik Dunki-Jacobs, MD

Dr. Erik Dunki-Jacobs, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Erik Dunki-Jacobs, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in surgical oncology.Read his story

379 Dixmyth Ave

Cincinnati, OH 45220

Contact Information

(513) 246-7957

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Cancer
more than 88% of peers
more than 66% of peers
Uterine Diseases
more than 33% of peers

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Dr. Dunki-Jacobs' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dunki-Jacobs "As a fellowship trained Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Dunki-Jacobs uses advanced surgical techniques to treat patients with the diagnosis of cancer. He provides state-of-the-art surgical care. He is a leader in robotic surgery, performing many complex surgical procedures in a minimally invasive fashion. This includes the Whipple procedure. This minimally invasive approach allows patients to recover faster so that they can get any additional treatment they might need, such as chemotherapy or radiation, as soon as possible. As part of the TriHealth Cancer Institute, Dr. Dunki-Jacobs works with a team of providers such as Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Genetic Councilors, Behavioral Oncologists, Nutritionists, Physical Therapists, Social Workers and Nurse Navigators. This team approach is essential to cancer care and gives each patient the best chance at a great outcome."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dunki-Jacobs "Cancer care requires a multi-disciplinary team approach.  TriHealth has a comprehensive cancer program with multiple cancer treatment specialists who work together as a team.  As a member of the cancer treatment team, Dr. Dunki-Jacobs participates in multi-disciplinary clinics, tumor board conferences and clinical research to provide his patients with the best care possible."

1  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Sarcoma Removals
  • Whipple Procedure

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

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  • University of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dunki-Jacobs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dunki-Jacobs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dunki-Jacobs to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 4
  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Dunki-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
Dr. Dunki-Jacobs Says:

It can be difficult as a patient to know your physician is an expert in his or her field.  One of the best ways to know you are being cared for by a reputable physician is to hear good feedback from patients whom he or she has cared for in the past.  Dr. Dunki-Jacobs welcomes all patient feedback so that others can make an informed decision regarding their care.


Patient Comments (3)

I was apprehensive when I was advised to have a colon resection to remove a mass causing a small bowel obstruction. Dr. Dunki-Jacobs was recommended highly in the health care field and that spoke volumes to me. He is a very talented surgeon and was able to do my surgery with great success. He...more
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Cancer is such a horrible word which elicits fear, uncertainty and a feeling of helplessness. Dr. DJ was informative, patient and showed such empathy for my family and myself. He and his staff were concerned about all of us. My Husband and adult children shared my fears and they understood this. I...more
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Very good experience. Performed colon cancer surgery and ostomy reversal on me. Very caring and thoughtful. Basically saved my life.
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