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Infectious Disease Specialist (virus, bacteria, parasites), Pediatric Specialist
35 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Jacobs, FAAP, MD is board certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

  • He has special expertise in 21 areas:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Bacteremia
  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Bone marrow inflammation (Osteomyelitis)
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections
  • HIV Infections
  • Haemophilus Infections
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Infection
  • Infant Disorders
  • Infectious Arthritis (septic arthritis)
  • Lung Diseases
  • Meningitis
  • Meningitis (Meningococcal Tuberculosis)
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Sepsis (Blood Poisoning)
  • Strep Infection (Streptococcal Infections)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vaccination
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Education & Awards

Dr. Jacobs graduated from University of Arkansas , Little Rock. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Jacobs has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • UAMS Medical Center 
  • University Hospital of Arkansas 


  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Fuller Jacobs FAAP and MD is a male Infectious Disease Specialist, has 35 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.
Where does Dr. Richard F. Jacobs practice?
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Dr. Richard Jacobs practices Pediatric Infectious Diseases near Little Rock, AR.
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