Dr. Vinita Jacob, MD

Dr. Vinita Jacob, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
41 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Vinita Jacob, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. She specializes in gastroenterology.Read her story

Jill Roberts Center for InflammatoryBowel Disease

1315 York Ave # Mezzanine

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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

Crohn's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
very high
more than 96% 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.

Dr. Jacob's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jacob "Dr. Vinita Jacob is the Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at The Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University and an Attending Physician, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Cornell campus. She joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in July 2008 working with Dr. Ellen Scherl and Dr. Brian Bosworth in the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. She specializes in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease as well as gastroenterology and endoscopy. Under the scope of inflammatory bowel disease, she has given numerous presentations on women's issues in IBD , particularly IBD related fertility and safety of IBD medications during pregnancy. She is also a co-investigator in multiple clinical trials for inflammatory bowel disease."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jacob "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

64  Conditions Treated

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3  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

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Baylor Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacob has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Jacob does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Jacob and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Jacob's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacob to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Jacob's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

A very professional physician with an excellent bedside manner.
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horrible billing services. i was told the blood work and procedures were covered under my insurance which is top grade. but the bills never stopped coming 5 months after the 1 procedure i had. absolutely ridiculous 0 follow up from the doctor no calls with results nothing.
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Dr. Jacobs is incredible; her staff is absolutely unbearable. I could have started my medication a week ago, but the staff’s incompetency has barred me from filling my prescription. BUT, that said, the front staff has become so unbearable, that I am afraid, with much concern and regret, will have...more
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She is nice, kind and extremely good at what she does. She follows up to make sure that things are done correctly and calls back when you have a question. She has a very nice bedside manner and tries to accommodate when you are not feeling well.
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Many times when you're dealing with a medical issue, you go for a second opinion. Dr. Jacob was my 4th. She was the first doctor that didn't brush off issues that I was having, or try to minimize what I was going through. Dr.Jacob kept squeezing me into her schedule to try and figure out what was...more
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