Hip & Knee Replacement Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
William A. Hark, MD, Susanne G. Swift Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center
Past President (2013) of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Dr. Jacobs concentrates his practice on total hip and total knee replacement surgery at Rush University Medical Center, where he serves as chairperson of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush Medical College.
Dr. Jacobs is especially interested in the materials used for prosthetic devices and has conducted research and published extensively on this topic. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is the recipient of several awards for his work in research.
In his spare time, Dr. Jacobs enjoys long distance cycling and playing the baritone saxophone.
Dr. Jacobs has consulting contracts with orthopedic implant manufacturers regarding the development, regulation and testing of certain spine, knee and hip implant devices. He receives payments for these consulting services and his laboratory receives research funding. Additional information regarding these arrangements will be provided to you upon request.
Dr. Joshua Jacobs was voted among the top 1% of Top Doctors in America® by U.S.News & World Report and Castle Connolly. The Top Doctors list is widely regarded as a high-quality reference guide to the medical profession.
|Practice Emphasis:||Total Hip Replacement|
Total Knee Replacement
|Medical School:||University of Illinois College of Medicine|
|Residency:||Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA - Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Fellowship:||Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Board Certification:||Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Special Procedures:||Hip and knee replacement|
|Disclosures:||AAOS Record of Disclosure|
Clinical Support Staff
Dr. Jacobs has office hours at the following location:
Rush University Medical Center
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