Background and Education

Dr. Jacobs’ distinguished credentials began during his youth when he attended the world-renowned Stuyvesant High School. He then received his M.D. degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.

After completing his internship and residency in General Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, he continued at Mount Sinai as a resident and ultimately chief resident in Plastic Surgery. After the completion of all his training, he served in the US Air Force for two years. He then returned to New York City and opened his office for the private practice of plastic surgery, specializing in cosmetic surgery of the face, body and breast.

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A Body Contouring + Chest Surgery Expert

Dr. Jacobs’ understanding and specialization in gynecomastia (male breast reduction) extends far beyond the procedure itself; having designed his own special surgical instruments that could accomplish both liposuction and gland excision thereby allowing him to provide pleasing results with a minimum of tissue trauma and scars.

Dr Jacobs’ unique skillset and depth of expertise has made him a sought-after expert on the subject and he is frequently tapped for interviews by broadcast and print media about male breast reduction. He has been interviewed on New York local and national radio and has been quoted in virtually every major national news, beauty, and health magazine as well as all the major New York and national newspapers.

A Unique Affinity for Gender-Affirming Procedures

As his reputation for outstanding results extended globally, Dr. Jacobs attracted patients from every continent for one of the most intricate and underserved domains of plastic surgery – FTM gender affirming top surgery.

Few surgeons in the world can boast the number of successful FTM top surgery cases that Dr. Jacobs has had the opportunity to perform and fewer still possess Dr. Jacobs’ unique ability to listen to patients and understand their individual needs as they seek gender-affirming procedures.

Equipped with his extensive knowledge of what is surgically possible and exercising superb aesthetic judgment, he can devise an individual FTM top surgery plan that is unique for every patient. Best of all, he possesses the rare ability to make his hands create what his mind has conceived.

Certifications and Memberships

His additional organizational activities include or have included certification by or membership in:

  • Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Certified, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, The Aesthetic Society
  • Member, Florida Medical Association
  • Member, New York State Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Member, Medical Society of the State of New York
  • Member, New York County Medical Society
  • Member, New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, International College of Surgeons

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