Company: Emory Decatur Hospital, Northside Hospital
Location: Tucker, Georgia, United States
Michael S. Jacobson, MD, Doctor at the Emory Decatur Hospital and the Northside Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements and leadership in health care.
Dr. Jacobson has established himself as an accomplished medical professional with nearly 40 years of experience to his credit. In 1978, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and in 1982, he concluded his academic efforts at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut, where he earned an MD. Following these achievements, Dr. Jacobson served as a resident in internal medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, now the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, and started as a staff physician at the McGuire Veterans Administration Hospital in 1983. He garnered further experience as a resident of ophthalmology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and began sharing his knowledge as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Minnesota in 1989. From 1993 to 1996, he was a clinical assistant professor at Emory University and since 1995, he has served as the co-founder, secretary, vice president and finally president of Georgia Retina PC in Tucker, Georgia.
In addition to his work at Georgia Retina PC, Dr. Jacobson currently finds success as a doctor at both the Emory Decatur Hospital and the Northside Hospital. Throughout his career, he has held medical licenses in the states of Illinois, Minnesota, Maryland and Georgia. He has contributed to numerous civic organizations in relation to his areas of expertise and maintains memberships to the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, the Atlanta Ophthalmological Society, the American Medal Association and the American Association of Retinal Specialists, among others. Dr. Jacobson authored a chapter in “Non-Obstetric Surgery During Pregnancy: A Comprehensive Guide” in 2018, and has contributed to numerous journal articles and research studies throughout his career. He attributes his success to his dedication and willingness to sacrifice, as well as to the support of his wife. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, traveling and exercising, and in the coming years, he aims to work with physicians to show them how to survive in the rapidly-changing field of medicine.
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