Dr. Walter Jacobsen, MD

Dr. Walter Jacobsen, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Jacobsen, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Independence, MO. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

19550 E 39th St S Ste 105

Independence, MO 64057

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Broken Neck
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 89% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Jacobsen does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Midwestern Univ Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Jacobsen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Jacobsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacobsen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobsen to family and friends
3.9
based on 18 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Jacobsen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Milwaukee, WI |
After my surgery with Dr. Jacobsen, I am finally able to lay flat on my back for the first time in years. I feel completely better and wished I saw him a few years ago.
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in Independence, MO |
I would like to start by saying that it's extremely rare for me to write a review online, but I feel that I must. I saw Dr. Jacobsen after being referred to him and I am so amazed. I went home in a couple days and feel 100 times better in just a couple short months. He is one of those doctors...more
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in Independence, MO |
Overall a great doctor. He's such a wonderful addition to Centerpoint. He is patient and takes his time to inform me of my options and then let's me make a decision. My surgery was wonderful and I went home in two days. Thank you Dr. Jacobsen.
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in Lees Summit, MO |
Dr. Jacobsen was great and I would recommend him to anyone in the area. I was told he was new to the area and I am glad I was able to see him. He took his time to make me feel comfortable and answered all questions I had. I find that's rare these days for a surgeon to actually listen.
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in Independence mo |
Dr Jacobsen was the only surgeon willing to help me. I was turned away by everyone because I have a complex back. He actually listened and helped fix my back with a fusion
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Jacobsen accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Jacobsen has admitting privileges

Centerpoint Medical Center
19600 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64057
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