Dr. Robert Jacobson, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 75

Dr. Jacobson
Accepting new patients

North Texas Colon & Rectal

3409 Worth St Ste 600 Dallas, TX 75246

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(214) 824-1730

Dr. Robert Jacobson, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Dallas, TX and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine medical school in 1971. He is affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Jacobson to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Jacobson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacobson treats Constipation more than 100% of his peers

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

Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacobson treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 100% of his peers

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

Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jacobson performs Colectomy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Jacobson performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Jacobson's conditions and procedures:

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Megacolon
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Jacobson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Jacobson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jacobson

4.9

Based on 32 ratings

5 Stars
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(31)
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1 Star
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  • Explained conditions well (29)
  • Listened & answered questions (29)
What could be improved
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I had a complicated tumor that Dr Jacobson surgically removed. I am a 6 year survivor and would not have trusted my case to anyone else.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Aug 04, 2019
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He is so personable, caring and is so interactive with his patients. He listens. He is the best doctor I have ever encountered. His knowledge and willingness to research, try different things, colloborate help him stand above the rest.
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May 14, 2019
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Dr Robert Jacobson is a living, practicing legend of medicine. I would recommend him without any hesitation.
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Apr 16, 2019
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Dr. Jacobson saved my life by performing an Ileostomy in Feb 2017. His personal attention to help me through the surgery and beyond were incredible. He even provided a cell number to contact him if I had problems (like a skin infection around my stoma and when I developed a hernia). He is an incredible doctor and a wonderful human being. Thank you, Steve Youtz
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Apr 15, 2019
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I’ve been highly recommending this doctor since 1987 & I can say this because he completely remove my disease & with Jesus guiding him all the way. This gave me a new life feeling wonderful after dealing with all the miserable days, weeks, months & years in the past with ulcerative colitis. Dr. J...you are the BEST Thank-you again!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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DB in Texas – May 10, 2018
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After so many home remedies,treatments, suppositories, medications from other doctors none were able to treat or determine my problem. I'm glad I scheduled with Dr.Robinson he truly is knowledgeable and I went to him for a second opinion as I was scheduled to have surgery by another doctor, but I was advised not to and I'm glad he saw me and determined I had an infection and there was no need for surgery. I would have been over it glad I seen this doctor he's straightforward and professional.
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Steven Ray Williams in Mesquite,Texas – Mar 06, 2018
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One of the finest physicians and human beings I have ever had the privilege of knowing. Knowledge, compassion, trust and bedside manner beyond reproach.
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Brock in Dallas, TX – Nov 08, 2017
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I've been a patient of Dr. Jacobson's for over 25 years. There aren't enough words to express my gratitude for his care throughout the years. I've recommended him countless times.
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Peggy Deana Morgan in Waxahachie, TX – Aug 16, 2017
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Dr Jacobson is a very caring and patient doctor. He has done a colonoscopy on me two times and also treated my diverticulitis. He took excellent care of me while I was in the hospital. He was thorough and knows what is the best treatment options for you. He reviewed my history and asked questions so he knew the best care for me. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs this type of doctor.
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Rose in FT Worth, TX – Jul 14, 2017
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Dr. Jacobson is a life saver! He listens and looks at the whole picture to solve the puzzle with compassion, humor, and kindness. When i had an emergency, I knew who to see and he did not dissapoint. I was admitted and on a road to recovery very fast.
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Lauren in Rowlett, TX – May 06, 2017
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He has cared for my Dad, and brother. That alone should tell u our trust in him. He saved my life more than once and I continue to highly recommend him. He great and compassionate at what does.
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Rhonda Blackwell in Whitehouse – Nov 07, 2016
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Dr. Jacobson saved my life. He is a brilliant surgeon and a fine person.
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Julie S in Odessa, TX – Aug 05, 2016
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Dr. Jacobson is a wonderful doctor and I would highly recommend him!
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Davanna Garrett in Corsicana, TX – Jul 01, 2016
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Wonderful doctor with great bedside manner!
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Biography

Dr. Robert Jacobson, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Dallas, TX and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Temple...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1977
Lahey Clin Fdn
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Baylor University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1972
Baylor University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1971
Temple University School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Robert Jacobson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Jacobson frequently treats Constipation, Anal or Rectal Pain, and Colectomy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Jacobson treats.

Where is Dr. Robert Jacobson, MD's office located?

Dr. Jacobson's office is located at 3409 Worth St Ste 600, Dallas, TX 75246. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

North Texas Colon & Rectal

North Texas Colon & Rectal3409 Worth St Ste 600 Dallas, TX 75246
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health

Dallas, TX

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

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