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Dr Benjamin Jacobs
Dr Benjamin Jacobs
MBBS DCH MRCP (UK) MRCPCH MSc MD
Paediatrics
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About

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.

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Medical Procedures

DEXA Scan

Vitamin D, Calcium and Parathyroid Hormone assessment 


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Special Interests

  • Respiratory Infection

  • Asthma

  • Nutrition

  • Paediatric Malnutrition

  • Paediatric Orthopaedics

  • Respiratory Allergies

  • Paediatrics

  • Paediatric bone disease

  • Vitamin D deficiency

  • Paediatric respiratory problems

Education

  • MBBS Medicine University of London
  • MD Psychology of Childhood Eczema The University of Manchester
  • MSc in Clinical Epidemiology with a thesis on influenza in children

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Great with children . Thank you
Patient seen for:Strep Throat
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11-12-2019
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What a nice and thorough guy. Helped examine my small son and talked through the medication options so I could understand them. He called 6 days later to check in, and also emailed a followup with his letter to our GP. I would highly recommend Dr. Jacobs.
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09-12-2019
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Dr Jacobs was so kind, so knowledgable & really helped our son. We feel very lucky to have been able to get an appointment with him so quickly.
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08-12-2019
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Very kind and caring.
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20-11-2019
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Dr Benjamin Jacobs was very kind, patient and extremely knowledgeable.
Patient seen for:mystery virus for my son
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17-11-2019
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Fantastic service. Great doctor
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19-09-2019
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I took my son with a mild scoliosis diagnosis from the Chiropractor. Dr. Jacobs and his team were exceptional. They thoroughly examined him and looked after him. Dr. Jacobs has looked after him very well and has been extremely helpful in ensuring no stone is left unturned, with various recommendations and advice. Truly grateful. thank you.
Patient seen for:suspected scoliosis
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29-07-2019
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Wonderful doctor 🙏🙏🙏
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12-07-2019
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He was very kind and professional. He responded to me very fast, informed me about everything beforehand, helped me as much as he could.
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12-06-2019
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We would highly recommend Dr Jacobs. He is extremely professional, thorough, patient, understanding and he genuinely cares. Our daughter felt instantly at ease with Dr Jacobs as he has a great rapport with children. Dr Jacobs was very supportive of our concerns as parents, provided great reassurance and went over and above in his communication with us.
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11-06-2019
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Peer Recommendations

BY professor Adam Fox

01-11-2017
Great general paediatrician who I am always very happy to refer to
For specialty: Paediatrics
Connection: Is a colleague

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