Douglas Jacoby, MD, has been appointed Chief of Cardiology at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Most recently, Dr. Jacoby treated patients at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Penn Heart and Vascular Center in Cherry Hill. He has served as Medical Director of the Center for Preventive Cardiology and Lipid Management for several years, and will continue in this role.
A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Jacoby completed his residency and cardiology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical interests include the accurate assessment of cardiovascular risk and the reduction of the modifiable risk factors identified with heart attacks and strokes, including cholesterol disorders, hypertension and diabetes.
Dr. Jacoby also manages patients that are sensitive to medications to help them achieve treatment goals and combines heart healthy lifestyle and medications to minimize cardiovascular risk.
Board certified both in cardiology and in clinical lipidology, Dr. Jacoby sees patients at Pennsylvania Hospital and at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine as a consultative cardiologist, and as both a certified specialist in hypertension and clinical lipid specialist.