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Meet Dr. Jacob

Dr. Brian Jacob is an internationally recognized hernia surgeon in New York City.  For 8 consecutive years, he has been selected as one of the best hernia surgeons in NYC by The New York Times Magazine, and is listed by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in New York Magazine as a Top Doctor (2012 - 2017, 2019, 2020).  Over the past decade, Dr. Jacob has performed thousands of hernia procedures, and he has devoted the majority of his career to treating hernias and groin pain, with a goal of offering his patients an optimized outcome and uneventful rapid recovery.

Dr. Jacob can discuss hernia treatment options, recovery plans, and the types of complications as well as the (low) risk rate. Please use the button below to contact Dr. Jacob and make an appointment to discuss your hernia.

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Dr. Brian Jacob - Hernia and Bariatric Surgeon

Featured Procedures

Weight Loss Procedures

Weight Loss Surgery

With over 17 years experience, Dr. Jacob has performed thousands of bariatric surgery procedures. This mastery level of experience helps to optimize surgical outcomes!Most patients lose at least 50% or more of their initial excess body weight in the first 6 months... Read More!

Sleeve Gastrectomy

Over the past 17 years, Dr. Jacob has since performed over 1000 sleeve gastrectomies with outstanding outcomes. In fact, the sleeve gastrectomy is one of the most common procedures that Dr. Jacob performs. He has one of the lowest complication rates at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he performs the procedure, and almost every patient is discharged within 18 to 24 hours of the procedure... Read More!

Adolescent Sleeve Gastrectomy

Dr. Jacob performs a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy on adolescents and young adults starting at the age of 15 years old. Obesity can be very challenging for adolescent aged children and Dr. Jacob is here to help on the journey to a healthier and happier self. Dr. Jacob hosts long personalized discussions not only with the patients themselves, but also with the parents of the patients, so everyone is on the same team moving forward... Read More!

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