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About Dr. Ira Jacobson

Dr. Ira Jacobson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY, with another office in New York, NY. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Jacobson is affiliated with New York Presbyterian / Westchester, New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia and New York Presbyterian Hospital / The Allen Pavilion. Dr. Jacobson has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

38 Ratings with 11 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ira Jacobson is Great. Dr. Ira Jacobson has been rated by 38 patients. From those 38 patients 11 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ira Jacobson is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

MOUNT SINAI DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND ENDOSCOPY

10 Union Sq E
New York, NY 10003
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WEILL GREENBERG CENTER

1305 York Ave
New York, NY 10021
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Specialties

Dr. Ira Jacobson has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ira Jacobson has the following 24 expertise

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Hepatitis B
  • Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Fatty Liver
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Diseases
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Viral Human Hepatitis

Dr. Ira Jacobson has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Ira Jacobson is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Highly recommended

Dr. Jacobson is the best in the business

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Five Stars

Humble man but he's thebest

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The Best There Is

There is no one better than Ira Jacobson. End of story.

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Five Stars

A world leader in the treatment of hepatitis

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autoimmune

Dr. Jacobson is an exceptional doctor. I am truly grateful to him . thank you for putting me at ease.

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013, 2014, 2016)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Jacobson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • New York Presbyterian / Westchester
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / The Allen Pavilion
  • New York Presbyterian HospitalNew York Weill Cornell Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1979

  • Li Jewish Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ira Jacobson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO

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