Dr. Ivan Jacobs, MD

Dr. Ivan Jacobs, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Ivan Jacobs, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Westfield, NJ and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

592 Springfield Ave

Westfield, NJ 07090

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

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

Floaters
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Jacobs's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bilateral Cataracts
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Closed-Angle Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Pinguecula
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Trabeculectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

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

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobs to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Jacobs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (2)

After having a horrible experience with another physician for my first cataract surgery, the second with Dr. Jacobs was fantastic. The office was considerate, listened to concerns and dealt with them immediately, I never waited more than a few minutes (as much as 2 hour wait for a 10 min. visit...more
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Disappointing business practice. wants money for every little thing. Wants costumer to BUY bulk lens from him after charging for prescription without giving even one pair as a trial lens. 3 memebers of my family not returning.
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