Working Days: Friday, Saturday
Dr Jacobs has lived in the North Melbourne and Parkville area continuously since 1987 and knows the community well. He and his family are part of the community fabric. He has committed himself to teaching and training over many years, and his achievements have been recognised with Supervisor (Educator) of the Year awards both nationally and within Victoria.
He was one of the original founders of the Medical Group and he is a Senior Partner. He is committed to be a “family doctor” and to continuity of care for patients, and in his over 27 years at his current practice he has cared for generations within the one family. He has had Paediatric training at the Royal Children’s Hospital in the late 1980’s and was part of the training programme for a period before choosing to do General Practice.
He has an interest in Paediatrics and has obtained his Diploma in Skin Cancer Medicine and Surgery from Queensland University so he can perform skin checks and minor surgery. He enjoys the challenge of managing patients with chronic diseases especially in the areas of heart disease, respiratory disease and diabetes.