Dr. Kurt Jacobson, MD

Dr. Kurt Jacobson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Kurt Jacobson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

6262 Veterans Pkwy

Columbus, GA 31909

Contact Information

(706) 324-6661

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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11  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Western Maryland College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Hughston Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacobson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital, Vice Chief of Staff

Dr. Jacobson's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobson to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Jacobson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr.Jacobson is the most understanding and nicest Doctor that I myself has ever had.
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I am a nurse case manager and I have had a few patients that have treated with Dr. Jacobson and they have had very positive results. Dr. Jacobson is always extremely courteous and explains conditions and his recommended treatment plans in great detail. I would recommend Dr. Jacobson to my family,...more
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We have had the unfortunate but wonder experience of being treated by Dr Jacobson at Hughston, twice in the last 15 months for fractured bones. I only say unfortunate because who wants to bring their kid to a doctor for a broken bone? His staff, the PT Department and the receptionists are all...more
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I had my ACL replaced in my right knee at the young age of 53 after a training accident with my Fire Department. Couldn't have gone any better. Dr. Jacobson was outstanding and a genuinely nice guy. Kudos to his staff as well. Never waited very long like some others suggest. Highly recommend...more
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Dr. Jacobson cares about you as a person and never fails to put me at ease whenever I've been examined or had surgery.
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