Dr. Richard Jacoby, DPM

Podiatry •  Male • Age 77
  
Dr. Jacoby
Accepting new patients

Valley Foot Surgeons

7301 E 2nd St Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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(480) 994-5977

Dr. Richard Jacoby, DPM is a Podiatry Specialist in Scottsdale, AZ. He is affiliated with medical facilities HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center and HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Jacoby to book an appointment.


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Dr. Jacoby accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Jacoby's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacoby performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Jacoby performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Achilles Tendinitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacoby treats Achilles Tendinitis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Jacoby treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Foot Conditions
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacoby treats Foot Conditions more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Jacoby treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Jacoby's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pain
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • In-Office Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Jacoby's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jacoby

3.2

Based on 39 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
41.02564102564103%
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Dr. Jacoby is one of the best doctors I've ever seen. Professional and engaging bedside manner, thorough, explains everything excellent and gives you options for treatment. He is well versed, experienced and knowledgable about many approaches, solutions, treatments and options. He and his office staff are attentive, caring and handle things to make it easy on you. They've gone above and beyond several times to make it easier for me to navigate the system, insurance, referrals, etc. His office team, specifically Jamie is friendly, helpful and makes you want to come back almost as much as Dr. Jacoby! I was lucky to find him!
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Dr. Lori – Jul 21, 2020
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Dr. Jacoby is Wonderful and smart and is doing a wonderful thing with Peripheral Neuropathy. He can help you.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
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  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Annette – Jan 28, 2020
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I took my son to see this Dr. for an ingrown toenail that was a mess. He had asked to just have his toe cut off. Unfortunately, this Dr. was not the man for this job at all. He did not wait for my son to be completely numb before starting to cut his toe nail, my son told him to stop and then just leaped off the table. I actually had told my son, that there was no way the Dr. would be working on him just yet since he had just done the shots, but to my horror when we got home, my son showed me his toe and sure enough this Dr. did cut into the bed of his toenail. I have since found another Dr. in Mesa and that experince was night and day. My advise is to look for reviews and save yourself and loved ones pain.
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Linus Gessel – Nov 12, 2019
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Very knowledgeable and straight to the point.
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Oct 30, 2019
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Dr. Jacoby is very knowledgeable and patient.
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Oct 02, 2019
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I found Dr. Jacoby by accident when finding out he offers a nerve therapy I was interested in for my son who has CRPS. My son has seen countless doctors regarding his condition and to my surprise, Dr. Jacoby was the most educated of all the podiatrists, orthopedists, pain specialists, and physical therapist he's seen. My son's case is extreamly atypical and complex. What I admired about him was, he knew what surgery he needed but had the humility to refer us out to 2 other possible surgeons that might be able to help my son. I loved that he didn't just start cutting and hope for the best even though he performs this surgery all the time. Wait times were great and easy to get an appointment. I had nothing but positive interactions with him and I'm so thankful he was able to point us in the right direction for answers we've been searching for for almost a year! He is also treating a friend of mine with another very rare and complex situation.
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Brigitt C – Aug 08, 2019
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Dr. Jacoby is very friendly and i always feel he treats me to the best of his abilities. He gets me in quick and I always leave his office happy!
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Paulina in Peoria AZ – Oct 27, 2017
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Dr. Jacoby is:: Attentive Extremely knowledgeable Listens to his patients Keeps up to date on the newest studies Dr. Jacoby was highly recommended to me by my prime doctor. Since going to Dr. Jacoby, I have recommended friends and family members to him. They have all said they were very pleased with Dr. Jacoby.
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Lynn in scottsdale, az – Oct 19, 2017
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Dr. Jacoby always takes whatever time is necessary to talk with me about my condition and how my "health" life is going. I love that there is an x-ray machine, and whatever is necessary for the appointment in each room. Dr. Jacoby really cares about people and not MONEY, like so many Dr.'s today.
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Melissa in Glendale, AZ – Oct 17, 2017
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Great staff, knowledgeable Doctor. went into the office in pain and left skipping. ??
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Buena Park, CA – Oct 16, 2017
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This guy is TERRIBLE. We got a referral for my elderly diabetic father, because Medicaid pays for diabetics to see a podiatrist every 3 months to trim their toenails etc. But this guy wouldn't even touch my father's feet--and they're not that bad for an 80-something old man. When I asked what we should do about foot care, he said, "Just take him to one of those manicure places in any strip mall." A decent doctor will tell you that's the last thing you should do.
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Holly in Phoenix, AZ – Jun 08, 2017
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Dr. Jacoby was extremely knowledgeable and professional. Beautiful office. Very courteous and pleasant staff.
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Scottsdale, AZ – Jun 05, 2017
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Dr. Jacoby is concerned about a patient's overall good health, not just a hyper-focused piece of the puzzle. This is a rare find in physicians these days.
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Chris in Mesa, AZ – Jun 01, 2017
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I went to Dr. Jacoby for heel pain. I had tried everything from changing shoes, OTC orthotics, ice & stretching. No relief. After my visit with him I started physical therapy in his office. I only needed four treatments and I'm back to my daily walks again. Thank you Dr. Jacoby & Staff!
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Mary L in Fountain Hills, AZ – Feb 08, 2017
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Worst experience ever. This doctor gave me a injection for a big toe fracture (which I later learned a doctor should know better than to do this). The injection caused a hematoma from hitting blood vessels in addition to severe nerve damage that I have now had for 3 months. This could take years to heal if it even heals at all. Now I can barely walk let alone do all of the active things I used to do. DO NOT GO HERE!!!!
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Scottsdale, AZ – Aug 20, 2016
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Dr. Jacoby is a very knowledgeable doctor. He uses a different approach than most doctors. He has all the latest and greatest technology in one convenient place. I thought I needed surgery on my torn tendon but he was able to do a non-invasive treatment and I am back to walking and being painfree!! Thank you Dr. Jacoby & Staff! Highly Recommend!
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Sherri H in Scottsdale, AZ – Aug 04, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Your foot health plays a vital role in your everyday comfort and mobility. Proper foot care begins with the help of an experienced foot doctor in Scottsdale;...Read more

Biography

Extremity Health Centers is the most comprehensive foot and ankle practice in metropolitan Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona.

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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Education

AENS Extremity Nerve Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
Mayo Microsurgery
Fellowship Hospital
Philadelphia
Residency Hospital
Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • French

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Locations

Valley Foot Surgeons

Valley Foot Surgeons7301 E 2nd St Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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Affiliated Hospitals

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HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center

Scottsdale, AZ

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center

Scottsdale, AZ

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
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