Dr. R Jacob, MD

Dr. R Jacob, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. R Jacob, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1505 SW Archer Rd

Gainesville, FL 32608

Contact Information

(352) 273-9000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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more than 28% of peers
Spinal Fusion
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more than 24% of peers
Spine Disorders
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more than 9% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

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.

Education

  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Fl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Fl
    Internship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacob has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacob's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jacob

4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. R Jacob, MD
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Had lumbar surgery performed by Dr. Jacob in 2012.Have had disabling symptoms since, which I did not have before surgery.After surgery, tried to communicate with neurosurgery dept. and Dr. Jacob. After several MRIs, I was passed off to pain management dept, who after several spinal injections were...Read More
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