John Jacobs

John Jacobs, MD

Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Internal Medicine

Contact Info Swallowing Center
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 72
Tampa FL 33612

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Academic Phone:(813) 974-4115


  • MD, Medicine, University of Miami, 2008

Recent Publications

  • Bohm M, Jacobs JW, Gupta A, Gupta S, Wo JM. Most children with eosinophilic esophagitis have a favorable outcome as young adults. Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. 30(1) : 1-6, 2017.
  • O'Connor AM, Wray J, Tomlinson RS, Cassedy A, Jacobs JP, Jenkins KJ, Brown KL, Franklin RC, Mahony L, Mussatto K, Newburger JW, Wernovsky G, Ittenbach RF, Drotar D, Marino BS. Impact of Surgical Complexity on Health-Related Quality of Life in Congenital Heart Disease Surgical Survivors. Journal of the American Heart Association. 5(7) , 2016.
  • Jacobs J, Richter JE. Opening the Bird's Beak: Tips and Tricks for Effective Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia. The American journal of gastroenterology. 111(2) : 157-8, 2016.
  • Jacobs JW Jr, Fatima H, Cote GA, Kessler WR. Stenting of Esophageal Perforation in the Setting of Eosinophilic Esophagitis Digestive Diseases and Sciences. : PMID: 25326114, 2014.
  • Jacobs JW Spechler SJ. A systematic review of the risk of perforation during esophageal dilation for patients with eosinophilic esophagitis. Digestive Diseases and Sciences.. 55(6) : 1512-5, 2010.