Dr. Joel Jacowitz, MD

Dr. Joel Jacowitz, MD

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Age 67
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Dr. Joel Jacowitz, MD is a cardiology specialist in Emerson, NJ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center in 1977 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

452 Old Hook Rd

Emerson, NJ 07630

Contact Information

(201) 666-3900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Jacowitz'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jacowitz "In my practice, I take advantage of noninvasive technology such as echocardiography and vascular imaging to detect and monitor heart disease. I also utilize invasive and interventional procedures to diagnose and treat cardiac problems. Today's effective treatments and procedures save lives and can increase quality of life for those with heart problems. I also perform invasive procedures when indicated."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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12  Procedures

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

  • Suny Downstate Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacowitz's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacowitz to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Jacowitz'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Wow. Thank goodness the test I took today showed I did not need a cardiologist, but if I did at least I would know who NOT to choose. His arrogance and lack of bedside manner even had his nurse rolling her eyes. When he told ME to tell my internist that she was wasting time and money with the...more
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Very friendly and informative. I would not have any problems recommending Dr. Jacowitz to anyone in need of a cardiologist.
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Very professional, easy to talk to. Like a friend. In full control of the situation which makes you confident that your in good hands. I wish he was my primary doctor. Came to help me when I needed him fast. Exceptional Doctor I was lucky to find thru a friend. Fred Newman
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