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. During this lectureship, 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).
Dr Jacobs works in London at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital with 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.
Dr Jacobs has spoken in international conferences about children's bone diseases and frequently speaks on behalf of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health to the media highlighting Vitamin D problems.
Dr Jacobs is flexible and patients are seen within 2 to 3 days, please enquire with us.
Telephone follow-up consultations are available at £40 for 15 minutes related to the first appointment.
Please rest reassured that your enquiry will be dealt with quickly.
Paediatric bone disease
Vitamin D deficiency
Paediatric respiratory problems