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Whether your are seeking weight loss surgery, a hernia repair, or help diagnosing and treating your chronic pain or sports injury, you not only want the best and most experienced surgeon, but you also want the most trusted.  With over two decades of experience, Dr. Brian Jacob is an American Board Certified minimally invasive surgeon who is extensively published, an international speaker and educator, and globally recognized as one of the best and most trusted surgeons to help take care of you.

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Brian Jacob, MD, FACS

Dr. Brian Jacob is an internationally recognized hernia, chronic pain, and weight loss surgeon in New York City. For 10 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 - 2023). 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 is an internationally recognized weight loss surgeon who initially learned how to perform the sleeve gastrectomy in 2003 after training with Dr. Michel Gagner, who actually is the original pioneer of the sleeve gastrectomy procedure itself! Over the past 17 years, Dr. Jacob has since performed over 1,000 sleeve gastrectomies with outstanding outcomes. In fact, the sleeve gastrectomy is one of the most common procedures that Dr. Jacob performs.



Dr. Jacob is regarded by peers as one of the top surgeons in the United States to help work-up, diagnose, and treat chronic pain in the groin and pelvis, including pain after hernia repairs or sports injuries. Dr. Brian Jacob has extensive experience with hernia mesh removal and chronic pain treatment procedures in New York City.



Dr. Brian Jacob is an internationally recognized hernia surgeon in New York City. A hernia occurs when some adipose tissue or part of an organ protrudes abnormally through a small or large hole in the abdominal wall. An inguinal hernia is named for its location and is often called a groin hernia. For 8 consecutive years, Dr. Jacob has been selected as one of the best hernia surgeons in NYC by The New York Times Magazine.

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How To Determine if You Have an Inguinal Hernia

Hernias occur when a tissue protrudes through a gap in the muscular wall. An inguinal hernia occurs in the inguinal canal, which is the area that runs down the sides of the pelvis toward the sex organs. That’s why they are also commonly known as groin hernias. Inguinal hernias are most common in males, with approximately 25 percent of men having at ...
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What You Should Be Doing To Prevent a Hernia

A hernia is when tissue, such as from an organ, bulges through or pushes on a weakened portion of muscle or fascia. Though they can happen anywhere on the body, they typically are found in the abdomen and groin areas. Hernias can be incredibly painful and cause you pain to the point of impeding your daily routine. Therefore, doing what you can ...
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