Dr. Jeff Jacobson, MD

Dr. Jeff Jacobson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Jeff Jacobson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4927 Auburn Ave Fl 7th

Bethesda, MD 20814

Contact Information

(301) 718-9611

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 88% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 87% of peers
Myelopathy
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Jacobson'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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19  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacobson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacobson's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobson to family and friends
23 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Jacobson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

o Dr Jacobson has operated on my upper spine (neck area) 20 yrs ago and lower spine recently. He is an excellent surgeon and I am totally confident in entrusting my "spine issues" to him. o He is straightforward with patients, assuring that they and families are well aware of procedures, options o...more
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Be careful if you are considering spine surgery with this doctor. He performed a fusion on me.He damaged the nerves in my spine on the "good" side of my body.This was not a surgical complication, it was a surgical error, as I had no symptoms on the left before the surgery. He indicated the nerves...more
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Dr. Jacobson is a very caring and highly skilled neurosurgeon. He thoughtfully and honestly answered my many questions before and after surgery. His extensive experience and brilliant surgical skills were particularly obvious the evening of my procedure, when I awoke with none of the potential...more
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Be aware: Dr. Jacobson's office is likely to mess up the scheduling of your appointment. I have had numerous and time-consuming conversations with Vida Rosner in his office and she never gets the appointments right.
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Dr. Jacobson is a very experienced and caring physician. He listens very attentively, did a thorugh examinaton, asks for MRI to support his finding, discusses all options, and gaves one a chance to try the less invasive options and finally, if required, performs the minimal surgery to correct the...more
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