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Specialties & Research
Dr. Vinita Jacob, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
She has special expertise in 2 Areas, including Colonoscopy; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Ulcerative Colitis; Crohn's Disease; Endoscopy; Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Endoscopy Colonoscopy Peptic Ulcer Disease Diarrhea Colorectal Cancer Colon Polyp Resection Colon Cancer PreventionScreening Colon Cancer Colitis Crohn`s Disease Inflammatory Bowel Diseases IBD Ulcerative Colitis.
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Education & Awards
Dr. Jacob graduated from Albany Medical College.More Education & Awards
Dr. Jacob has 8 hospital affiliations:
- New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Jacob accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 17 plans
- Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Health Plus - 3 plans
- Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) - 3 plans
- Evercare - 9 plans
- Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
- Cigna - 6 plans
- Healthfirst - 11 plans
- The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan
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