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Patient Reviews

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Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Samuel Jacobson is Good. Dr. Jacobson has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
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Promptness 4.1
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Bardet-Biedl Syndrome
  • Cataract
  • Color Vision Defects
  • Eye Diseases
  • Genetics
  • Hereditary Eye Diseases
  • Hereditary Optic Atrophies
  • Inherited Retinal Degeneration
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Atrophy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vitamin A Deficiency

Education & Awards

Dr. Jacobson graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 8 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Color Vision Defects
Leber Hereditary Optic Atrophy
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Vision Disorders
Career development award (1980-1983) foundation fighting blindness
1991 scholar research to prevent blindness

Affiliations

Dr. Jacobson has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System 
  • Hospital of the University of PA 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Samuel Gregory Jacobson MD and PHD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 41 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Samuel G. Jacobson practice?
Dr. Samuel Jacobson has 3 office locations.
Dr. Samuel Jacobson practices Ophthalmology near Philadelphia, PA.
See Philadelphia Ophthalmologists.