Micah A. Jacobs, MD $$

Pediatric Urologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English,

Locations

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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

    • Complex urologic reconstruction
    • Congenital urologic abnormalities
    • Hypospadias
    • Minimally invasive surgery
    • Spina bifida
  • Professional Activities

    • Diplomate of the American Board of Urology
    • American Urological Association
    • Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas
    • Society for Pediatric Urology
    • South Central Section of American Urological Association
    • Dallas County Medical Society
    • Texas Medical Association
    • Society for Fetal Urology
  • Awards and Honors

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

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