After July 1st, 2019 Dr. Jacobson's practice relocated and is now in The Pediatric Department at Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. He may be reached by calling (520) 324-6290.
About The Practice
Services that Dr. Jacobson specializes in:
Treatment for children, adolescents and young adults with High Cholesterol, Overweight, Obesity, PCOS and
Metabolic Syndrome. Treatment includes evaluation of family history, diet and physical activity and medical conditions.
Healthy food choices and physical activity are the cornerstone of treatment. Supplements and medication are
prescribed in a stepwise fashion depend on the results of the primary treatment.
Evaluation of children with a parent with an early Heart Attack, Stroke or other cardiovascular disease.
Evaluation and treatment focused on prevention of heart disease
Enrollment of appropriate patients in clinical trials of newer treatments as they become available.
Dr Jacobson has been a lead investigator in 10 clinical trials of diet and/or medication for high cholesterol and obesity.
Resources for Parents and Practitioners
Parent's Guide to Children's Body Mass Index (BMI)