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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Jacobson is Average. Dr. Jacobson has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 2.7
Spends Time with Me 2.7
Follows Up After Visit 2.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Jacobson, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Jacobson graduated from University of Iowa, Iowa City.


Dr. Jacobson has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center 
  • Mercy Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. William C Jacobson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. William C. Jacobson practice?
Dr. William Jacobson has 2 office locations.
Dr. William Jacobson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Ankeny, IA.
Additional practice locations include: Indianola, IA.
See Ankeny Orthopedic Surgeons.