Dr. Michael Jacoby, MD

Dr. Michael Jacoby, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
72 y/o

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Dr. Michael Jacoby, MD is a general surgery specialist in Inverness, FL and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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more than 90% of peers
Abdominal Pain
more than 67% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 64% of peers

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Dr. Jacoby's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jacoby "Dr. Jacoby earned his medical degree at the Chicago Medical School, Chicago and served his general surgery residency at Cook County Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jacoby "To care and treat each patient as I would treat my own family"

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • University of Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Los Angeles County Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Cook County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacoby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Jacoby, MD
The need for my surgery was unexpected and Dr. Jacoby was excellent at making me calm and comfortable. I’d recommend him to everyone!
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Homosassa , FL – Jun 18, 2018
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Just had inguinal hernia surgery with Dr Jacoby. Super cool guy, very helpful and to the point. I put this surgery off for years and fear of a huge hassle with Doctors and hospital but, this was very smooth and an easy process! ??????????!
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Chris Dixon in Inverness, FL – May 16, 2018
So happy you had a good experience. Thank-you for...Read More
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I highly recommend Dr. Jacoby to anyone in need of a general surgeon. His experience and competency are very valuable assets.
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George Cook in inverness, Fl – Apr 21, 2018
Thank-you so much for the wonderful comment.
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I was a nervous wreck going into my surgery this week, but Dr. Jacoby spent as much time as I needed to explain the whole process. He came in several times beforehand to ease my mind. He even went as far as bringing up Google images to explain all the doctor terminology. Surgery went great and I...Read More
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Guyette Luster in INVERNESS – Apr 06, 2018
Thank-you so much for the great review.
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This visit was one of the finest experiences I have ever had to any medical facility! The Nurse took me in to an exam room and listened to my health problems and then contacted the Doctor and sent him pictures of my condition. The Doctor responded and gave the nurse instructions to relay to me, all...Read More
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Paul Zepke in Inverness Fl – Mar 28, 2018
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