Dr. Rana Jacob, MD

Dr. Rana Jacob, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Rana Jacob, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Niskayuna, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.

2125 River Rd Ste 100

Niskayuna, NY 12309

Contact Information

(518) 836-3030

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Anemia
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Jacob'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.

7  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Geriatric Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

92  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Monmouth Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacob has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacob's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacob to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Jacob's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Not likely...she refuses to speak to family members. She is also rude to elderly patients and does not take the time to listen to patient's wishes. She was only interested in promoting aggressive treatments. Our only point of contact was the office manager. Dr. Jacob is not a caring doctor who...more
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Thanks for taking the time to share your honest feedback. We have shared with our team as well. We're sorry to hear you had a less than positive experience. If you'd like to discuss further, we encourage you to call our Patient Experience Manager at 518-782-3757. Take care.

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Dr. Jacob is an excellent and highly experienced oncologist with years of experience. Her diagnoses are life-saving. She is kind and cares deeply for her patients, always putting them first. Her office is welcoming and comforting for patients, as are her staff. I highly recommend!
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Hi, thanks for sharing such nice comments about Dr. Jacob and our team. It's experiences like yours that really keep us motivated. We greatly appreciate the recommendation!

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Wonderful excellent compassionate caring physician
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Hello, thank you for your kind words. We will share this with Dr. Jacob. Thanks for taking the time to share.

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Dr. Jacob is thoughtful, a good listener, warm and highly professional. She listens carefully to all questions and gives considered answers, taking whatever amount of time is needed. She is proactive without causing anxiety and measured in her decisions. I would highly and unreservedly recommend...more
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Does not provide information, when asked a question to get information, she is patronizing as if it is non of my business to know about my own health...DO NOT RECOMMEND AT ALL...
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