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Dr. David Jacobs, MD

Dr. David Jacobs, MD

Age 47 Ophthalmology* M
(28) 28 reviews
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Dr. David Jacobs, MD works in Richmond, VA as an Ophthalmology Specialist and has 19 years experience.

They are board certified in Ophthalmology and graduated from University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia in 2005. Dr. Jacobs completed a residency at Wake Forest University Eye Center, Ophthalmology. Dr. Jacobs has has worked on more claims relating to Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Benign Neoplasm of Eye than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Jacobs has received an average rating of 4.7 from patients and has been reviewed 28 times. They are affiliated with Trinity Hospital. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Jacobs practices at Virginia Eye Institute in Richmond, VA and has additional offices in Prince George, VA.


  • Wake Forest University Eye Center, Ophthalmology, Residency Hospital — 2009
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Vitreoretinal Surgery, Fellowship Hospital — 2009
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Internal Medicine, Internship Hospital — 2006
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, Medical School — 2005

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  • Anthem
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  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
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  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Oct 06, 2023
Very friendly. Made me feel comfortable. I was very afraid at my first visit. Each aftercare visit was the same. He explained everything to me on detail.
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Dr. David Jacobs, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today. See Dr. Jacobs's profile to make an appointment.

Dr. Jacobs accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others.

Dr. Jacobs' office is located at 400 Westhampton Sta Richmond, VA 23226. Find other locations and directions on MedicalNewsToday.

Dr. Jacobs frequently sees patients for Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Benign Neoplasm of Eye. Check Dr. Jacobs' experience on other conditions or procedures on their MedicalNewsToday profile.

Dr. Jacobs has a star rating of 4.7/5 and has been reviewed 28 times.

Dr. Jacobs is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Jacobs has been practicing as an Ophthalmology Specialist for 19 years.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Trinity Hospital


  1. Virginia Eye Institute

    1. 1
      Virginia Eye Institute
      400 Westhampton Sta, Richmond, VA 23226 Directions (804) 287-4200
    2. 2
      2015 Waterside Rd, Prince George, VA 23875 Directions (804) 287-4200

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