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Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
525 East 68th Street , Starr 8
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-5812
(646) 962-8450
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
156 William Street , 12th Floor
New York, NY 10038
(212) 746-5812
Comprehensive Vein Program
525 East 68th Street , Starr 8
New York, NY 10065
(646) 962-8450
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
38 East 32 Street , 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10016
(646) 962-8450

Personal Statement

Tikva Jacobs MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and an Assistant Attending Surgeon in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Board-certified in vascular and general surgery, Dr Jacobs’ clinical expertise is in the treatment of venous disease.  Her focus is on the individual patient; developing a personalized treatment plan utilizing state-of-the-art and minimally invasive equipment and techniques to provide optimal cosmetic results while alleviating discomfort. 

Specialties & Expertise


  • Vascular Surgery


  • Cosmetic Sclerotherapy of Legs
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation
  • Varicose Veins
  • Spider Veins
  • Varicose Vein Removal
  • Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Vein of Lower Extremity
  • Sclerotherapy (Spider Vein)
  • Sclerotherapy, Varicose Vein
  • Ultrasound Guidance For Foam Sclerotherapy For Varicose Vein of Leg
  • Phlebectomy, Varicose Vein
  • Varicose Veins of Legs In Pregnancy
  • Varicose Vein Vulva Preg-Unspec
  • Varicose Veins of the Pelvic Area
  • Varicose Veins of Leg With Swelling
  • Varicose Veins of Leg With Pain
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Thrombosis
  • Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Surgery

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery (Vascular Surgery)
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 1998
  • B.A., Barnard College - Columbia University, 1994


Dr. Jacobs is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon and a Board Certified General Surgeon.  She received her M.D. from George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Barnard College at Columbia University. Dr. Jacobs completed her general surgery residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.  Following her residency, she continued her career at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where she completed a fellowship in vascular surgery and was an Attending Surgeon.  Prior to joining the Division of Vascular Surgery and the Comprehensive Vein Program at Weill Cornell Medical Center she was in private practice on the Upper East Side, where her focus was on cosmetic and medical treatment of varicose veins and venous disease. 

Dr. Jacobs is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American College of Phlebology.  She has published in academic vascular surgery journals and textbooks and is a speaker at conferences and seminars on the treatment of varicose veins and venous disease.