Dr. John Joy Jacobsen MD Allergist-Immunologist

Dr. John Jacobsen is an allergist-immunologist in Grand Forks, North Dakota and is affiliated with Altru Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Nebraska College of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Jacobsen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Altru Health System who specialize in Allergy & Immunology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Allergist-Immunologist: General Allergy & Immunology

Hospital Affiliation

Altru Health System

Education & Medical Training

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1977–1980

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, 1987–1989

University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Certified 25 years in Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 33 years in Pediatrics

ND State Medical License
Active through 2014

MN State Medical License
Active through 2014

SD State Medical License
Active through 2015

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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