Dr. R Patrick Jacob MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. R Jacob is a neurosurgeon in Gainesville, Florida and is affiliated with Shands at the University of Florida. He received his medical degree from University of Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 17 doctors at Shands at the University of Florida who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Shands at the University of Florida
Ranked #37 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Florida
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1984

University FL Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1984 - 1989

University of Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Mixed-reality simulation for neurosurgical procedures.
Bova, F. J.,Rajon, D. A.,Friedman, W. A.,Murad, G. J.,Hoh, D. J.,Jacob, R. P.,Lampotang, S.,Lizdas, D. E.,Lombard, G.,Lister, J. R.

Temporary percutaneous pedicle screw fixation for treatment of thoracolumbar injuries in young adults.
Cox, J. B.,Yang, M.,Jacob, R. P.,Pincus, D. W.

Vertebral brown tumors causing neurologic compromise.
Fargen, K. M.,Lin, C. S.,Jeung, J. A.,Yachnis, A. T.,Jacob, R. P.,Velat, G. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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