Dr. Brian P. Jacob is an American Board Certified minimally invasive general and bariatric surgeon. He operates at Mount Sinai Medical Center and at Midtown Surgery Center in New York City. Dr. Jacob performs a variety of GI surgeries, but takes a special interest in treating the diseases of hernia, groin pain, abdominal pain, and obesity.
Dr. Jacob is active in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) heading its social media sub-committee and in the Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) where he is on the Board of Governors and Chair of the publications committee.
He has been selected by The New York Times Magazine and by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for New York Magazine as a Top Doctor 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Dr. Jacob is considered an out-of-network provider with many insurances. His office recognizes that there are hundreds of different types of insurance plans. To best learn about your specific insurance plan's benefits, his office recommends first providing your insurance plan information prior to scheduling an appointment. They are glad to review your specific plan's benefits with you ahead of coming in for an appointment. Please ask for Sue. Fax is 212-650-9981
In addition to operating, Dr. Jacob is the author and co-author of numerous book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics that include robotic surgery as well as the first series of single incision laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernia repairs in the USA. He recently co-edited The SAGES Manual on Hernia Repair.
Education & Training
Medical School - Wayne State University
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Residency in Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center, Fellowship in Laparoscopic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Awards and Publications
Castle Connolly New York Magazine Top Doctors 2014
Castle Connolly New York Magazine Top Doctors 2013
Castle Connolly New York Magazine Top Doctors 2012
Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 2014
Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 2013
Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 2012
Publications: full list can be accessed here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=jacob+b
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, New York State Chapter
American College of Surgeons
American Hernia Society
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons