Neurology

Mercedes P. Jacobson, MD

Professor, Neurology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Epilepsy
  • Seizure disorders
  • Women's health in neurology 
Research Interests
  • Medically refractory epilepsy
  • Health care disparities in epilepsy
  • Clinical trials in epilepsy
Education
  • MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Training
  • Fellowship, Epilepsy/EEG, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
Memberships
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
  • Philadelphia Neurological Society
Awards and Honors
  • Best Doctors in America®, Neurology, 2015-2016, 2017-2018
  • Top Doctors, Neurology, Philadelphia magazine, 2015-2018
  • Erick Burton Osberg Award, Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania, 2017
  • Top Doc for Women, Philadelphia magazine
  • Best Doctors Award, Consumer’s Research Council, 2003-2017
  • Shining Star Award, 2002
  • Physician Volunteer of the Year, 2000

Publications

Publications

Jacobson MP. Status Epilepticus. In: The Pocket Doctor. Sherman M, Schulman S, eds. Educational Communication, 1999. Revised, 2001.

Ratings & Reviews

45 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

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OVERALL RATING

4.7 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

  • 4.6
  • 4.6
  • 4.8
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  • 4.8

6 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 5.0
    September 07, 2018
    Was very good & respectful of my needs.
  • 5.0
    August 12, 2018
    competent professional
  • 1.5
    June 22, 2018
    the Dr had an intern/trainee w/ her during this visit - she spent most of my visit speaking to him - not so much w/ me
  • 5.0
    May 06, 2018
    Excellent services & care!
  • 4.5
    March 27, 2018
    My provider is very busy in the office but take time to talk with her patients.
  • 5.0
    January 24, 2018
    I had a very good experience.
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