Brian P. Jacob, MD, FACS

Dr. Brian Jacob is an internationally recognized hernia surgeon in New York City.  For 6 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).  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.

An expert hernia surgeon, Dr. Jacob is extensively published and sits on the Board of Governors of SAGES and was on the board of the Americas Hernia Society – AHS from 2015 to 2018.  He is the founder of the International Hernia Collaboration, and he is also an active participant in the AHSQC, a national hernia quality collaborative where vetted hernia surgeons optimize patient outcomes.  Operating at Mount Sinai Medical Center and Midtown Surgery Center in NYC, he says, “By embracing hernia as a specialty, I can truly help the greatest number of patients.  As no two hernias or patients are alike, I enjoy the challenge of creating an individualized approach for each patient.”

In addition to operating, Dr. Jacob is the author and co-author of numerous book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics that include robotic surgery as well as the first series of single incision laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernia repairs in the USA.  He recently co-edited The SAGES Manual on Hernia Repair, a hernia textbook devoted to hernia repair and the  SAGES Manual on Groin Pain, the only single resource covering the entire spectrum of groin pain.

A full list of his publications can be found here.  In his spare time, he is an avid NY Giants football fan and an entrepreneur. He is the inventor of a patent on a novel medical device and the founder of a new start-up company called IncLinx, which was acquired by AngelMD.  Recently he founded The International Hernia Collaboration, Inc and is the current President of this international hernia organization.  He was recognized by Facebook(TM) for his global effort to revolutionize the way hernia surgeons collaborate with eachother by starting a Facebook group under the same name.

Dr. Jacob works with all insurances that offer an out-of-network benefit.

To learn more about Dr. Jacob and other operations he performs, visit him at The Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York.

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