Dr. Gary Jacobs, MD

Dr. Gary Jacobs, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gary Jacobs, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chula Vista, CA. He is 66 years old.

681 3rd Ave

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Trichiasis
high
more than 88% of peers
Excision of Chalazion
normal
more than 83% of peers
Pterygium Surgery
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jacobs "My practice values your trust in eye care services. I strive to provide the most sophisticated tecnology and solutions to our patients, and am committed to providing you with all the options and information available."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
28

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Maryland
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Maryland
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobs to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Jacobs' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Jacobs accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Elect Choice EPO
    Health Fund PPO
    Managed Choice POS
    National Advantage PPO
    Open Choice PPO
    Quality Point-of-Service POS
    Traditional Choice PPO
    USAccess
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM) HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross of California EPO
    Plus POS
    Power Select HMO
    Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Added Advantage POS
    Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net EPO
    Health Net HMO
    Health Net POS
    Health Net PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Seniority Plus Medicare Advantage HMO
  • HealthSmart
    HealthSmart PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care Network PPO
  • Medicaid of California
    Medi-Cal
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Self Pay
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Premier HMO
  • Tricare
    Prime
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice EPO
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Jacobs has admitting privileges

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
751 Medical Center Ct
Chula Vista, CA 91911
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