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Dr. Michael Jacoby, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Jacoby

Dr. Michael Jacoby, MD is a neurology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurology.


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(515) 358-0011

Dr. Jacoby accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Jacoby's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vertigo
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacoby treats Vertigo more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Jacoby treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Migrainous Vertigo
Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacoby treats Headache more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Jacoby treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacoby treats Migraine more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Jacoby treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine

Dr. Jacoby's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Jacoby, MD is a neurology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Education

1990
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Jacoby's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jacoby

2.5

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
31.818181818181817%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
9.090909090909092%
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2 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
1 Star
54.54545454545455%
(12)

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  • Staff friendliness
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I have gone to jacoby and first time he gave me med and overdosed me.... then as im getting to des moines for my hour srive they call mw and he isnt going to be in office be hw had other things to do... then when he was done down grading me he was gone out of office complety before i evn left ezam...Read More
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Dr Jacoby himself was nice, the one time I met him, but his nurse is rude, lies, and could care less about Dr Jacoby's patients. She is out of control and it is not worth it to go there and put up with this kind of behavior.
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the first time I met with Dr. Jacoby I left the office crying feeling like I was crazy or stupid or both. He even kind of laughed as he was telling me oh those symptoms could be lots of things and not even related to each other. after dealing with new symptoms, I went back against my better...Read More
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I had very good results with the office staff,,polite and friendly,,,nursing staff was very helpful with assisting with my needs,Doctor Jacoby was very polite and told me what was going on with my medical illness so I could understand them,The only thing i think the office could do is have a...Read More
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Horrible, I went to Ruan for and appt and arrived on time, I had to wait inline so was checked in about 9 minutes past my appt. I waited in the lobby for 20 minutes then the front desk staff notified me that Dr.Jacoby wouldn't see me and I would have to schedule another appt because I wasn't there...Read More
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