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Listens to concerns
Posted on September 6th, 2017
Dr Jacobson takes the time to really consider what is important to your quality of life. When prescribing a medication for me, we reviewed possible side effects. The medication had a side effect that may interfere with my quality of life, he offered alternate options to try, until we got it right.
All about the $$$
Posted on December 19th, 2016
I went to him as advised by my primary MD for severe depression and uncontrolled anxiety. He was very cocky when we went in...and even made the comment that I looked beat down and on the verge of tears and then in the same breath asks why I asked for help now if I was already on an anti-depressant. Then he proceeds to convince me that I must be having nightmares and that's why I am so emotional and starts me on mini-press which is a heart/BP med FOR NIGHTMARES and tells me he will see me in 6 weeks. Total time 10 minutes. I was alotted an hour. And he has people shuffling in and out consistently with new scripts...maybe 5 minute sessions BUT I am sure he charges the insurance for a full visit. I told him I didn't even care if I died and he never looked up from his computer. Seriously?? Shameful.
Waiting game at Dr Jacobson's office
Posted on November 11th, 2015
I can't believe we put up with this doctor as long as we did. The wait time is OUTRAGEOUS. The last visit we arrived 15 minutes before the scheduled time, checked in, and promptly charged us close to $200. We paid in full, and then the waiting game began. By the time we got to see him, it was 1.5 hrs later! This wasn't the first time, not the second time, not even the third! I was furious. My time is just as previous as his. And as a psychiatrist, he should know that it doesn't take much to set off people with issue. We came to see him for a reason. All his did was apologizing for running late. This is not running late. This is poor time management. Period. When you do sit there, all he does is dispense prescription left and right. He is not even attempt to understand the underlying issue. We are looking for another doctor. Nobody has time nor patience for his poor time management and mediocre service.
Posted on June 27th, 2015
Worst psychaitrist ever. Overly medicates you. Treats you as if he isnt listening to you with his smug smile and hands behind his head. I wish i could do to him what he did to me.
Posted on April 21st, 2015
He is so mean and pessimistic. Aka dr. doom.avoid at all costs. ..for what he did to me. He literally tested out meds on me like an animal claiming ohhh we are ruling out this and that... he should lose his medical license.
Posted on September 24th, 2014
Dr.Jacobson was very unprofessional. His office was a mess and he did most of the talking and very little listening. It was by far the worst experience I have ever had with a doctor. does not listen to you!!!! DOES NOT CARE ABOUT YOU AS A WHOLE. THE BIG MIGHTY $$$$$$$$$$$$$$ IS ALL he is about
Absolutely one of the worst psychiatrists I have ever had
Posted on March 17th, 2014
I was in UBH Denton, with having this "MD" stuck as my Dr. in less then 5 minutes, he told me I was scattered, due to the fact that I kept going back and forth between thoughts. Which is definitely not true. The last day upon me being there, he told me I was provocative and I only patronized him with the very rude comment of "I hope I never see you again, I would be so lucky." He also switched my meds to ones that made me have MORE suicidal thoughts. Coming from a victim of this poor judgment I would advice you to find another physiatrist!
Are you guys kidding?????
Posted on July 26th, 2013
My husband has been on psyciatric medications for depression for 30 years. It took his going to UBH in Denton and finding Dr. Jacobson for him to get a 100% correct diagnosis (bi-polar) and find the medications that were correct for him. Dr. Jacobson even sent my husband for a psychologist (PHD) for testing to make sure his dx was correct. We used to live in Indiana and Illinois and my husband has NEVER gotten the great care he has received from Dr. Jacobson. We been through many, many psychiatrists over 30 years and Dr. J is fantastic! Our insurance doesn't even cover his services and we still chose to stick with him. He is absolutely fantastic!
A help to our family
Posted on March 29th, 2013
Has listened well and worked hard with our difficult son. Shows empathy and insight. Information on medications and practice seems current.
Always been there for me.
Posted on February 7th, 2012
Dr. Jacobson has been a blessing to me and my family. I have MDD, and ADHD and we did have to go through several different medications to find the one right for my situation. I have no complaint. All of you who are complaining need to take some time to research your situation. If you need someone to listen to your problems you need a counselor. Then they communicate with you doctors and they all work together as a team to address your problems, then if needed the psyc doc. will prescribe any medication you may need. It's not a money making relationship . It is a system that is tried and true over the years. Maybe you don't need meds, then try the counselor, he or she may be all you or your family member needs. It works if you let it. Again I emphasis do your homework before you see any doctor for any ailment. There is a system and it works if you let it.....
Posted on June 15th, 2011
Dr.Jacobson was very unprofessional. He answered his cell phone twice during my session. His office was a mess and he did most of the talking and very little listening. It was by far the worst experience I have ever had with a doctor.
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