Ira M. Jacobson, M.D.

Hepatology

Ira M. Jacobson, M.D.

Ira Jacobson, M.D. is Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vincent Astor Distinguished Professor of Medicine, The Joan Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, & Attending Physician, NewYork-PresbyterianHospitalCornell Campus. Dr. Jacobson is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a world-renowned expert in Hepatology and Liver Disease. He is the Medical Director for the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, and is a principal investigator on many important trials involving antiviral therapy for both hepatitis B and C. He has published two textbooks: ERCP and Its Applications, Lippencott and Raven, 1998, and ERCP Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications, Elsevier,1989. His special interests include hepatology, and endoscopy.

Dr. Jacobson, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vincent Astor Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus, is a world-renowned expert in Hepatology and Liver Disease. Dr. Jacboson graduated summa cum laude from Yale University and received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Jacobson completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California in San Francisco, where he received his Internal Medicine Board Certification. He then completed a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and received his Gastroenterology Board Certification the following year.

In addition to serving as Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. Jacobson has an active practice and serves as a principal investigator on many important trials involving antiviral therapy for both hepatitis B and C. Dr. Jacobson has published two of the leading textbooks in his field: ERCP and Its Applications, Lippencott and Raven, 1998, and ERCP Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications, Elsevier, 1989. He has given numerous lectures and presentations, seminars and study groups at Cornell and throughout New York metropolitan area. He is currently a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).

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