Dr Benjamin Jacobs is a consultant Paediatrician in London, UK. Following his graduation he trained across London in paediatrics before taking up a four year lecturer post (Honorary Senior Registrar) at the University of Manchester. It was during this time Dr Jacobs submitted his thesis on the psychology of children's eczema which saw him awarded a three year fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada from 1996-1999. Before returning to the UK he obtained an MSc in Clinical Epidemiology with a thesis on measuring the severity of influenza in children (CARIFS).
He has a specialist interest in the treatment of children and teenagers with bone or musculoskeletal problems, especially those relating to nutrition, bone disease, growing pains and Vitamin D. He is also experienced in the treatment of more rare and genetic bone diseases such as osteogenesis, rickets and CRMO.
Paediatric bone disease
Vitamin D deficiency
Paediatric respiratory problems