Micah Jacobs, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Urology

Biography

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Dr. Micah A. Jacobs received his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. He completed his Urologic Residency at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts and Fellowship training in Pediatric Urology at Seattle Children's Hospital in Seattle, Washington. In addition, he received a Masters in Public Health from the University of Washington while in Seattle. His areas of specialty include minimally invasive surgery and Spina Bifida.

Dr. Jacobs is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is an Assistant Professor and the Fellowship Program Director of Pediatric Urology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is a Robotic Proctor and a member on the Clinical Decision Support Committee (2012-Present), the Clinical Competency Committee (2013-Present) and the Catheter Associated UTI Prevention Workgroup (2013-Present). Dr. Jacobs was recently selected to the Super Doctors 2014 Texas Rising Stars list.

Dr. Jacobs and his wife, Paula moved here from Seattle, Washington to join the Pediatric Urology group in August of 2011.

Education

Medical School Yale University School of Medicine (2003)
Internship Lahey Clinic Foundation (2005), General Surgery
Residency Lahey Clinic Foundation (2009), General Surgery
University University of Washington (2010)
Fellowship Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Seattle (2011), Pediatric Urology

Research Interests

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Spina Bifida

Publications

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Reinnervating the Penis in Spina Bifida Patients in the United States: Ilioinguinal-to-Dorsal-Penile Neurorrhaphy in Two Cases.

Jacobs MA, Avellino AM, Shurtleff D, Lendvay TS J Sex Med 2013 Jul

Practice variation and clinical confusion regarding undescended testes and retractile testes among primary care respondents: a multi-regional survey study in the United States.

Shnorhavorian M, Jacobs MA, Stearns G, Mingin G, Koyle MA Pediatr. Surg. Int. 2012 Jun 28 6 635-9

Conservative management vs early surgery for high grade pediatric renal trauma--do nephrectomy rates differ?

Jacobs MA, Hotaling JM, Mueller BA, Koyle M, Rivara F, Voelzke BB J. Urol. 2012 May 187 5 1817-22

Comparative analysis of nonlinear dimensionality reduction techniques for breast MRI segmentation.

Akhbardeh A, Jacobs MA Med Phys 2012 Apr 39 4 2275-89

Advancements in MR imaging of the prostate: from diagnosis to interventions.

Bonekamp D, Jacobs MA, El-Khouli R, Stoianovici D, Macura KJ Radiographics 2011 May-Jun 31 3 677-703

Prognostic significance of altered p120 ctn expression in bladder cancer.

Silva Neto B, Smith GL, Mandeville JA, Vanni AJ, Wotkowicz C, Rieger-Christ KM, Baumgart E, Jacobs MA, Cohen MS, Zeheb R, Loda M, Libertino JA, Summerhayes IC BJU Int. 2008 Mar 101 6 746-52

Epidermal growth factor receptor status and the response of bladder carcinoma cells to erlotinib.

Jacobs MA, Wotkowicz C, Baumgart ED, Neto BS, Rieger-Christ KM, Bernier T, Cohen MS, Libertino JA, Summerhayes IC J. Urol. 2007 Oct 178 4 Pt 1 1510-4

Identification and prognostic significance of an epithelial-mesenchymal transition expression profile in human bladder tumors.

Baumgart E, Cohen MS, Silva Neto B, Jacobs MA, Wotkowicz C, Rieger-Christ KM, Biolo A, Zeheb R, Loda M, Libertino JA, Summerhayes IC Clin. Cancer Res. 2007 Mar 13 6 1685-94

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Honors/Awards

  • Award for Excellence in Teaching
    (2005)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2011-2013)
  • American Urology Association (2011-2013)
  • Society of Pediatric Urologists (2011-2013)