Dr. Paula Jacobus, MD

Dr. Paula Jacobus, MD

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Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
61 y/o
(6)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paula Jacobus, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Allentown, PA and has been practicing for 34 years. She specializes in geriatric medicine.

LVPG Geriatric Medicine-17th Street

1627 Chew St

Allentown, PA 18102
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Learn about Dr. Jacobus

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Top Care Areas

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

Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
very high
more than 97% of peers
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
high
more than 88% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Jacobus'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.

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

208  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • York Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Vet Affairs Med Center W La
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of California-Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacobus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacobus' Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobus to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Jacobus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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