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Douglas S. Jacoby, MD

Douglas S. Jacoby, MD Physician

Director, Penn Cardiology Preventative Care
Medical Director, Penn Presbyterian Heart and Vascular Pavilion
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Jacoby is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 2005

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cardiac Nuclear Imaging
  • Cardiac Risk Reduction
  • Cardiac Stress Tests
  • Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Cholesterol
  • Consultative Cardiology
  • Echocardiographic Stress Testing
  • Echocardiography
  • Holistic Approach to Care
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Lipid Disorders Management
  • Metabolic Syndrome (Syndrome X)
  • Non-Invasive Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Ultrafast CT Scan
  • Women Cardiology

Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiovascular risk assessment using imaging of plaque and genetics.
Novel treatments for dyslipidemia and reducing future cardiac events.
Radiation vasculopathy.
Treating medication sensitive patients.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Cardiology, National American Society of Hypertension, National American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, National Delaware Valley Echo Society, Local National Lipid Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Jacoby is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Cardiovascular risk assessment using imaging of plaque and genetics.
Novel treatments for dyslipidemia and reducing future cardiac events.
Radiation vasculopathy.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia Heart Institute
Suite 400
39th and Market Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9000
Fax: (215) 243-4629
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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