Dr. Israel Jacobowitz MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Israel Jacobowitz is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Brooklyn, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Maimonides Medical Center and New York Community Hospital. He received his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Jacobowitz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Maimonides Medical Center and one of 2 at New York Community Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hebrew.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1973 - 1978

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Class of 1973

NYU School Of Medicine
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1978 - 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The relationship between timing of repair of disruptions and subsequent aneurysm formation in laser-assisted microvascular anastomoses.
Marini, C. P., Wang, S., Basu, S., Woloszyn, T. T., Coons, M. S., Ascer, E., Jacobowitz, I. J.

Acute mesenteric ischemia after cardiopulmonary bypass.
Gennaro, M., Ascer, E., Matano, R., Jacobowitz, I. J., Cunningham, J. N., Uceda, P.

Dynamic cardiomyoplasty: left ventricular diastolic compliance at different skeletal muscle tensions.
Cheng, W., Avila, R. A., David, B. S., Robertazzi, R., Nathan, I., Marini, C. P., Cunningham, J. N., Jacobowitz, I. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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