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Professional Statement

  • 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

Board Certifications

  • 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

Professional Memberships

  • 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

Language Spoken

  • English