About Dr. Jacobs

Dr. Jacobs is an internationally recognized rhinologist, whose interest in nasal and sinus disease dates back to 1985 during an era of revolutionary developments in the treatment of these disorders. The advent of high definition x-ray techniques called Cat Scanning, as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques, lead to dramatic changes within the field of sinus treatment and surgery. In addition, the availability of additional medical therapies has profoundly enhanced rhinologists capabilities to control the disease process either with or without surgery. Dr. Jacobs is a pioneer within this field and has specific expertise in the evaluation and treatment of Nasal and Sinus disease. His practice is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of such disorders including nasal breathing and sinus problems. Detailed information is available within the web site about these topics. 

He attended Columbia College in New York City followed by medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His Otolaryngology Residency was completed at NYU-Bellevue and his sub-specialty training occurred at UCLA School of Medicine.  

Dr. Jacobs is certified and credentialed by the American Board of Otolaryngology, which is the parent society of all physicians that dedicate their careers to disorders of the ear, nose, and throat. In addition, he is a member and Fellow of the American Rhinologic Society[ARS], which is the ONLY ENT/Otolaryngology sub-specialty society focusing on the treatment of nasal and sinus disorders. The ARS is the most prestigious such organization in the US and provides educational programs for other physicians and patients, www.american-rhinologic.org.  Dr. Jacobs was President of this society from 2005-2006, Treasurer from 2011-2015 and served as the Executive Vice President from 2015-2019. 

Dr. Jacobs is a Professor of Otolaryngology at New York University Medical Center. He is an Associate Editor of the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology, IFAR,  which is the most prestigious journal dedicated to publication of scientific and clinical manuscripts which highlight innovative therapies for diseases of the nose and sinuses. Dr. Jacobs has published over 75 scientific articles within the field of nasal and sinus disease, including the evaluation, medical management, and surgery of such problems. Within these publications are included many landmark articles as well as his thesis, "100 Years of Frontal Sinus Surgery" which won an award from the Triologic Society and gained Dr. Jacobs membership to this most prestigious group of Otolaryngologists

Recognitions and Publications

America's Top Doctors (book series): 14th Edition, 13th Edition, 12th Edition, 11th Edition, 10th Edition, 9th Edition, 8th Edition
America's Top Doctors (digital guide): 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (book series): 18th Edition, 17th Edition, 16th Edition, 15th Edition, 14th Edition, 13th Edition, 12th Edition, 11th Edition, 10th Edition, 9th Edition, 8th Edition, 7th Edition, 6th Edition, 5th Edition
Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area (digital guide): 2010-2019

Additional Information About Dr. Jacobs

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

New York University Medical Center
American Rhinologic Society
International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology

Joseph Jacobs MD

Dr. Joseph B. Jacobs has been providing surgical and non-surgical care for the ears, nose, and throat for more than 30 years. He is board-certified and affiliated with several leading organizations in the field, including:

  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • American Medical Association

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