Ian N. Jacobs, MD

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric airway disorders
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Princeton; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

    Internship

    General Surgery - Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

    Residency

    Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Otolaryngology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Otolaryngology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Medical Director, The Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders

    Assistant Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Conditions Treated
  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2011

    Jacobs IN. Bronchoscopy. In: Mattei P, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery. 1st ed. New York: Springer Science-Business Media, Inc.; 2011. p. 185-94.

    2010

    Jacobs IN, Pettignano MM, Pettignano R.  Airway management . In: Walsh BK, Czervinske MP, DiBlasi RM, editors. Perinatal and pediatric respiratory care. 3rd ed. St. Louis: Saunders; 2010. p. 220-45.

    Jacobs IN. Congenital anomalies of the trachea and bronchii. In: Mandell DL, Rahbar R, editors. Bluestone & Stool's pediatric otolaryngology. 5th ed. Hamilton, Ontario (Canada): BC Decker, Inc.; 2010.

    2007

    Zur KB, Jacobs IN. Management of chronic upper airway obstruction. In: Wetmore RF, editor. Pediatric otolaryngology: the requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier; 2007. p. 173-89.

    2006

    Jacobs IN. Croup and epiglottitis. In: Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Polin RA, Gershon AA, editors. Current pediatric therapy. 18th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co.; 2006.

    2005

    Jacobs IN, Zalzal GH. Pediatric tracheotomy. In: Josephson GD, Wohl DL, editors. Complications in pediatric otolaryngology. Boca Raton: CRC Press LLS; 2005. p. 393-403.

    Jacobs IN, Low DW, Crombleholme TM. Wound healing. In: Josephson GD, Wohl DL, editors. Complications in pediatric otolaryngology. Boca Raton: CRC Press LLC; 2005. p. 393-403.

    2004

    Rabkin D, Delgaudio J, Jacobs IN. Surgical anatomy of the larynx. In: Skandalakis J, Colborn G, Foster R, Weidman T, Skandalakis L, Skandalakis P, editors. Surgical anatomy: the embryologic and anatomic basis of modern surgery (2 volume set). Athens (Greece): Paschalidis Medical publications; 2004.

    Rabkin D, Delgaudio J, Jacobs IN. Surgical anatomy of the pharynx. In: Skandalakis J, Colborn G, Foster R, Weidman T, Skandalakis L, Skandalakis P, editors. Surgical anatomy: the embryologic and anatomic basis of modern surgery (2 volume set). Athens (Greece): Paschalidis Medical publications; 2004.

    2003

    Jacobs IN. Airway management. In: Czervinske MP, Barnhart SL, editors. Perinatal and pediatric respiratory care. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, Inc.; 2003. p.:207-32.

    2000

    Jacobs IN, Todd NW. Regional and intracranial complications of otitis media. In: Wetmore RF, McGill T, Muntz H, editors. Pediatric otolaryngology: principles and practice pathways. New York: Thieme; 2000. p.:305-26

    1998

    Jacobs IN, Gray RF, Todd NW. Upper airway obstruction in children with Down syndrome. In: Comprehensive otolaryngology. 1998 yearbook of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. St. Louis: Mosby Publishing Co.; 1998.

    1996

    Hudgins PA, Jacobs IN, Castillo M. Pediatric airway disease. In: Som PM, Curtin HD, editors. Head and neck imaging. Chicago: Mosby-Year Book Inc.;1996. p. 545-611.

    Papers

    2011

    Javia LR, Zur KB, Jacobs IN. Evolving treatments in the management of laryngotracheal hemangiomas: will propranolol supplant steroids and surgery? Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011 Nov;75(11):1450-4. Epub 2011 Aug 31. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21880377. Read the abstract

    2010

    Smith LP, Jur KB, Jacobs IN. Single- vs. double-stage laryngotracheal reconstruction. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jan;136(1):60-5. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20083780. Read the article

    2009

    Smith LP, Otto SE, Wagner KA, Chwaproug L, Jacobs IN, Zur KB. Management of oral feeding in children undergoing airway reconstruction. Laryngoscope. 2001 May;119(5):967-73. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19358199. Read the abstract

    Rizzi MD, Thorne MC, Zur KB, Jacobs IN. Laryngotracheal reconstruction with posterior costal cartilage grafts: outcomes at a single institution. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Mar;140(3):348-53. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19248941. Read the abstract

    2006

    Sobol SE, Wetmore RF, Marsh RR, Stow J, Jacobs IN. Postoperative recovery after microdebrider intracapsular or monopolar electrocautery tonsillectomy: a prospective, randomized, single-blinded study. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006 Mar;132(3):270-4. Cited in PubMed; PMID 16549747. Read the article

    2004

    Hockstein NG, Jacobs IN. Flexible bronchoscopic removal of a distal bronchial foreign body with cinefluoroscopic guidance. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2004 Nov;113(11):863-5. Cited in PubMed; PMID 15562894. Read the abstract

    Hockstein NG, McDonald-McGinn D, Zackai E, Bartlett S, Huff DS, Jacobs IN. Tracheal anomalies in Pfeiffer syndrome. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004 Nov;130(11):1298-302. Cited in PubMed; PMID 15545585. Read the article

    Sobol SE, Jacobs IN, Levin L, Wetmore RF. Pistachio nutshell foreign body of the oral cavity in two children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2004 Aug;68(8):1101-4. Cited in PubMed; PMID 15236901. Read the abstract 

    2002

    Dyce O, McDonald-McGinn D, Kirschner RE, Zackai E, Young K, Jacobs IN. Otolaryngologic manifestations of the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Dec;128(12):1408-12. Cited in PubMed; PMID 12479730.Read the article

    Jacobs IN, Finkel RS. Laryngeal electromyography in the management of vocal cord mobility problems in children. Laryngoscope. 2002 Jul;112(7 Pt 1):1243-8. Cited in PubMed; PMID 12169907. Read the abstract

    Samadi DS, Jacobs IN, Walsh D, Bouchard S, Herlyn M, Crombleholme TM. Adenovirus-mediated ex vivo gene transfer of human vascular endothelial growth factor in a rabbit laryngotracheal reconstruction model. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2002 Apr;111(4):295-301. Cited in PubMed; PMID 11991579. Read the abstract

    Jacobs IN, Tufano RP, Walsh DS, Crombleholme T. The temporal course of adenovirus-mediated gene transfer in the rat larynx. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Mar;126(3):281-9. Cited in PubMed; PMID 11956536. Read the abstract

    Anderson TD, Shah UK, Schreiner MS, Jacobs IN. Airway complications of infant botulism: ten-year experience with 60 cases. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002 Mar;126(3):234-9. Cited in PubMed; PMID 11956530. Read the abstract

    Posters and Presentations

    2013

    Berg E, Sobol SE, Jacobs IN: Laryngeal obstruction by cervical and endolaryngeal lymphatic malformations in children: A proposed staging system and review of treatment. Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 2013 Notes: MS:12-5547 accepted for publication 2/6/13.

    2011

    Jacobs IN, Tunkel D: Pediatric otolaryngology for the office-based practitioner [abstract presentation]. Instructional Course #2714 Presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; 2011 Sep 11-14; San Francisco, CA.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    Reviewer

    2006-present, Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

    2006-present, Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery

    2004-present, The Laryngoscope

    2000-present, Committee Member, Office of Orphan Product Development, Grant Application Panel, Food and Drug Administration


    1999-present, Pediatrics

    Academic committees

    1998-present, Operating Room Laser Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    1998-present, Institution Animal Care and Use Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia