Micah A. Jacobs, MD $$

Pediatric Urologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English,

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Biography

Dr. Jacobs earned his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, after growing up in Houston. He completed his urologic residency at the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts, and fellowship training in pediatric urology at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle, Washington. He also earned a master’s degree in Public Health while at the University of Washington.

Dr. Jacobs joined the urology team at Children’s Health in 2011 and is an Associate Professor at UT Southwestern. He  is board-certified in Urology and is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His interests include congenital urologic abnormalities, Spina Bifida, minimally invasive surgery, complex urologic reconstruction and hypospadias.

Dr. Jacobs teaches for the American Board of Urology review course and is active in the American Urological Association’s academic activities.

Dr. Jacobs co-directs the Adolescent to Adult Transition program in Urology, focusing on spina bifida patients as they move into adulthood. He has written multiple research papers on the long-term outcomes of children with neurogenic bladder dysfunction who have undergone surgical reconstruction, as well as clinical outcomes of various surgical techniques in pediatric urology.

Dr. Jacobs sees patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Children’s Medical Center Plano, as well as at the Children’s Health Specialty Center Rockwall. Dr. Jacobs conducts a clinic for children with spina bifida at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital.

Dr. Jacobs also spends as much time as possible with his two children and wife here in Dallas. He is an active member of his temple and is a lifelong fan of the Houston Astros.

Education and Training

Medical School
Yale University School of Medicine (2003)
Internship
Lahey Hitchcock Clinic (2005), General Surgery
Residency
Lahey Hitchcock Clinic (2009), Urology
Fellowship
University of Washington Pediatric Residency Prgrm (2011), Pediatric Urology
Graduate School
University of Washington School of Medicine (2010)
Board Certification
American Board of Urology,
American Board of Urology(Pediatric Urology)
  • Research Interests

    • Congenital urologic abnormalities
    • Hypospadias
    • Spina Bifida
  • Publications

    • Time Course and Extent of Renal Function Changes in Patients Receiving Treatment for Staphylococcal Pneumonias: An Analysis Comparing Telavancin and Vancomycin from the ATTAIN Trials. Nogid B, Lacy MK, Jacobs M, Bruss J, Dwyer J, Pharmacotherapy 2018 10 38 10 990-998
    • Early Vs. Expectant Management of Spina Bifida Patients-Are We All Talking About a Risk Stratified Approach? Edwards AB, Jacobs M, Current urology reports 2019 Nov 20 11 76
    • Streamlining risk stratification in infants and young children with spinal dysraphism: Vesicoureteral reflux and/or bladder trabeculations outperforms other urodynamic findings for predicting adverse outcomes. Timberlake MD, Jacobs MA, Kern AJ, Adams R, Walker C, Schlomer BJ Journal of pediatric urology 2018 Jun
    • Splenogonadal fusion: A rare finding during routine orchiopexy. Chen CJ, Kavoussi N, Jacobs MA, Urology case reports 2019 Nov 27 100904
  • Professional Activities

    • American Urological Association
    • Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas
    • Society for Fetal Urology
    • Society for Pediatric Urology
    • South Central Section of American Urological Association
  • Awards and Honors

    • D Magazine Best Doctor 2022
    • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist, (2015-2018, 2020-2021)
    • "Super Doctors Texas Rising Stars" - Texas Monthly, (2014-2016)
    • Young Leadership Position: Maimonides Medical Delegation 2015, Israel Bonds
    • Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
    • Award for Excellence in Teaching 2005, Tufts University School of Medicine

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