Dr. Joshua Jacobs, MD

Dr. Joshua Jacobs, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Joshua Jacobs, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1611 W Harrison St Ste 300

Chicago, IL 60612

Contact Information

(312) 361-2111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Physicians' Care Network
  • Preferred Network Access
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 88% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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This content was provided by Dr. Jacobs "When I worked in a material science laboratory that dealt with medical devices, that's when I became hooked on orthopedic surgery. Because I saw how important the materials that are used - for example in joint replacement - have such a critical impact on the outcomes of the surgery. In my area - in adult reconstructive surgery - a patient will come in typically after years and years of pain and disability involving their hip or knee. And then to see them back a few weeks after surgery, where their pain is gone, and because their pain is gone, their activity level is increased. These are some of the most grateful patients that exist in all of medicine - where you really, you can really see the impact you've had on their life."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Illinois / Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

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
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Jacobs' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I am a 56 year-old martial artist, very active and get everywhere on foot. Dr. Jacobs and his team assuaged my fears about having a THR and gave me hope for the best possible outcome. A year after surgery I am amazed at the result. I had to make some adjustments to my active lifestyle, but less...more
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Patients doctor Even though I saw him briefly he recommended another Doctor from Midwest Orthopedics to see
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Dr. Joshua j. Jacobs is rated Highly Qualified by Christopher Stoller. I had my knee replaced in May 2016 and Dr. Jacobs followed up with my post surgery. Dr. Jacobs has a very kind personally and is understanding to my medical needs. I was so pleased with his Surgery of my left knee, I am having...more
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Dr Jacobs was very personable, professional and informative. He spent time answering all my questions and concerns. Highly recommended !
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Dr. Jacobs is excellent orthopedic who has the patient's care as his utmost goal in diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Jacobs took time with me to explain my situation and treatment options and put together an excellent care plan with his Clinical Nurse Specialist, Laura Quigley.
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