Dr. Lester Jacobson, MD

Dr. Lester Jacobson, MD

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Age 76
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Dr. Lester Jacobson, MD is a cardiology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

2351 Clay St Ste 513F

San Francisco, CA 94115

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Hypotension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • 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 Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital-South San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Kaiser Foundation Hospital-South San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Univ Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Univ Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacobson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacobson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jacobson

4.2

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
80%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Jacobson provided me with an incorrect diagnosis, ignoring signs of a fatal heart condition that were obvious to other cardiologists.
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