Brian Jacob, MD

Brian Jacob, MD

Associate Clinical Prof Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Center of NY
New York City, NY

Dr. Brian Jacob is an American Board Certified minimally invasive general and bariatric surgeon who is passionate about hernia repair.  Operating at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, he says, “I perform many different surgeries, but by embracing a ‘bread and butter’ operation like the hernia repair, I can truly help the greatest number of patients.  As no two hernias or patients are alike, I enjoy the challenge of creating an individualized approach for each patient.”  His deep passion for performing and teaching hernia repair has helped him become aninternationally recognized hernia expert, and he recently co-edited The SAGES Manual on Hernia Repair, a 600 page textbook about hernias.

“Approachable, responsive, and talented in the operating room”, Dr. Jacob has been recognized by the leadership at the Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) .  He has been selected by The New York Times Magazine as a Super Doctor for the past 3 years, and is now listed by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in New York Magazine as a Top Doctor.

In addition to operating, Dr. Jacob is the author and co-author of numerous book chapters andarticles in peer-reviewed journals on topics that include robotic surgery as well as the first series ofsingle incision laparoscopic TEP inguinal hernia repairs in the USA.  A list of his publications can be found here.  In his spare time, he is an avid NY Giants football fan and an entrepreneur. He is the inventor of a patent on a novel medical device and the founder of a new start-up company calledIncLinx.

He is a member of the voluntary faculty at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC where he is anAssociate Clinical Professor of Surgery.   He was a founding board trustee member of the New York State Chapter of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and served as its treasurer for 2 years.  He remains active in the national ASMBS society serving on the committee for patient safety.  To learn about the other operations Dr. Jacob performs,  Weight loss patients can learn more at

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