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Dr. Israel Jacobowitz, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 76
Dr. Israel Jacobowitz, MD
4.9 (16 Ratings)
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Dr. Israel Jacobowitz, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 76
New York, NY
Accepting new patients
51 years of experience


Dr. Israel Jacobowitz, MD works in New York, NY as a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist and has 51 years experience.

They are board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery and graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1973. Dr. Jacobowitz completed a residency at Residency In Cardiothoracic Surgery Nyu Medical Center. At present, Dr. Jacobowitz has received an average rating of 4.9 from patients and has been reviewed 16 times. They are affiliated with NYU Langone Hospital-Manhattan and NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn. They are accepting new patients. They accept many private insurances, Medicaid, and Medicare. Dr. Jacobowitz also speaks Yiddish. Dr. Jacobowitz practices at NYU Langone Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates in New York, NY.

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  1. 1 NYU Langone Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates
    530 1st Ave Ste 4KSTE4K, New York, NY 10016

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Jun 23, 2023
dr. jacobowitz saved my husband as well as my brother lives . he is the most caring person and a gifted surgeon, anytime any health issue comes up we reach out to dr Jacobowitz and he gets back to us right away. my husband's surgery was an emergency quintuple surgery and he was very anxious before and dr Jacobowits was able to reassure him that he is in good hands...he was so right!!! we heard of so many people that he saved them as well and they are forever grateful! dr. jacobowitz is the best of the best. thank you!!!!!
Goldie Grunhut — Jun 23, 2023
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Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Medical Education
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
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Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
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  • New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital


Residency Hospital
  • Residency In Cardiothoracic Surgery Nyu Medical Center
Residency Hospital


Fellowship Hospital
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
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Dr. Israel Jacobowitz, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Jacobowitz accepts Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna, Amerigroup (Wellpoint) and Amerihealth as well as many others.

Yes, Dr. Jacobowitz speaks Yiddish. See Dr. Jacobowitz's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Jacobowitz has a star rating of 4.9/5 and has been reviewed 16 times.

Dr. Jacobowitz is board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. Jacobowitz has been practicing as a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist for 51 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NYU Langone Hospital-Manhattan
  • NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn

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  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)