Dr. Tracy Jakob, MD

Dr. Tracy Jakob, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Tracy Jakob, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1987 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read her story

18300 Katy Fwy Ste 305

Houston, TX 77094

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ear Ache
very high
more than 96% of peers
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Jakob'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.

Dr. Jakob's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jakob "Tracy F. Jakob, M.D., graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1987. She stayed in Dallas completing her general surgery internship and otolaryngology- head and neck surgery residency training at Southwestern in 1993. Dr. Jakob is back in Houston, her home town, practicing all aspects of otolaryngology with particular interests in pediatrics and head and neck/sinus disease. She holds memberships in several professional societies and is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

53  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Tex Sw
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Tex Sw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jakob has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jakob's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jakob to family and friends
92 total reviews (55 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (92)

  • 5
    (84)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Jakob's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (55)

One of my doctors highly recommended Dr. Jakob to me and now I can see why. I was pleased that her office worked me in the same week I called for an appointment. The office staff was friendly and helpful. Dr. Jakob did a great job in diagnosing what the growth on my tongue was and in explaining...more
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Fantastic office staff. Efficient, respectful of your time and extremely friendly. Dr Jakob is outstanding. Compassionate, very knowledgeable and empathetic not to mention personable. Sadly we don’t find doctors like her very often these days.
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They really take care of everything here. Their bedside manner is great, very polite and to the point. They let you know what you'll be paying before proceeding which is very helpful when money is tight. Best doctor experience I've had in years. Personally, I'll be suggesting Dr. Jakob to my...more
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Dr. Jakob is a very patient, kind doctor who remembered me from my last visit 5 years ago. Highly recommend her to anyone needing an ENT specialist.
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I didn't have to wait long. The staff was friendly and thorough. Dr. Jakob was sweet and didn't rush through my visit - which I appreciated. Overall, very happy to find a good ENT!
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