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Neurology

Mercedes P. Jacobson, MD

Specialties

Neurology

Distinctions
4.8
55 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
offices
publications
ratings & reviews
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, 2019-2020
  • Top Doctors, Neurology, Philadelphia magazine, 2015-2020
  • 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
offices

Office Locations

Temple Neurosciences Center

Temple University Hospital 

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

publications
Digital Bibliography
Publications

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

ratings & reviews

55 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

4.80 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.7
Gives easy to understand instruction
4.9
Explains in a way you understand
4.8
Listens carefully to you
5.0
Shows respect for what you say
4.6
Spends enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
October 24, 2019

[...] Some how Dr. Jacboson's office didn't have me scheduled, yet they saw me anyway, much appreciated!!

5.0
October 14, 2019

My visit was overall very good. [...]

5.0
October 2, 2019

Dr. Mercedes Jacobson MD is a very good & please person [...].

5.0
September 3, 2019

In my role as a patient to Dr. Jacobson I find her to be a reliable, intelligent, and totally loyal physician who allocates her time so as to make sure I am comfortable with my appointments and has gone out of her way to me and also my wife when my wife has had concerns about my condition. All in all Dr. Jacobson is an excellent neurologist [...].