James W. Jacobs, MD

Internal Medicine
115 Crescent Commons Drive Suite 250
Cary, NC 27518 Get Directions
James W. Jacobs, MD
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Annual Membership Fee

412.50 every 3 months
825.00 every 6 months
1,650.00 each year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Dr. Jacobs' Credentials

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University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Internal Medicine 1992-1995
Acting Chief Resident 1995

Medical School:
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH
Doctorate of Medicine 1992

Cedarville University
Cedarville, OH
Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry and Biology, Bible minor 1988

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
WakeMed Cary Hospital
Rex Hospital
University of North Carolina
- “Golden Boots” Award for Jr. Resident with Superior Clinical Judgment 1994
- David Ontjes Intern of the year 1992-1993
- Representative to Chairman’s Advisory Board1994-1995
- Nominee of Resident Teaching Award 1993
One of the Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors Inc. 2007-2008, 2015-2016.
One of the Triangle’s Top Physicians, Cary Magazine 2009
United Health Care Premium Designation Program for Quality and Efficiency 2009
National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), Certification for Delivery of Quality Cardiovascular and Stroke Care 2007-2010, renewed 2012-2015
National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), Certification for Delivery of Quality Diabetic Care 2007-2010, renewed 2012-2015
National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCOA), Patient Centered Medical Home Level 3 (Top Level) 2011-2014, renewed 2014-2017
Patients' Choice Award RecipientPatients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine 1997-present
Managing Physician Raleigh Medical Group/Cary Medical Group 2000-2009
American College of Physicians
North Carolina Medical Society
Wake County Medical Society
North/South Carolina Quality Management and Peer
Review Committee Cigna/Healthsource 1998-2003
Cigna Credentialing Committee 1998-2007
Dr. Jacobs lives in Cary with his wife Kimmie and their five children since adopting a 14 year old from Ukraine in 2015.
Dr. Jacobs and Kimmie have served together on a short-term medical mission trip to El Salvador and since 2008 he serves as a board member supporting this ongoing work.
The entire Jacobs' family was able to serve short-term in two orphanages in Beijing, China in May 2008. Subsequently members of the Jacobs clan have served in Kenya, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Red Springs, NC.
They are active members in the children's and youth ministry at Colonial Baptist Church and in the sports ministry where Dr. Jacobs volunteers as a developmental league basketball coach.
from Carol in NC March 1, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

I have been a patient of Dr. Jacobs for many years. Since his association with MDVIP I have benefited greatly by his approach to treatment of his patients. His monitoring of a patient's overall health and the time he spends on each patient is so valuable to keeping us all as healthy as possible. He is an outstanding doctor and is patient and caring. I am glad to be included in his… See more

from Lenwood V in NC March 1, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

Dr. Jacob is an awesome caring doctor that really goees beyond measure in making sure that not only patients recieves the best medical care but takes the time to discuss to make sure there is understanding of the care as well as ailment. I am proud that he is my doctor and more than pleased with his quality health care. One of the reason I drive from Wake Forest to Raleigh to Cary is… See more

from Barbara in NC March 1, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

When Dr. Jacobs decided to go with MDVIP and leave his Cary practice, I knew I had to stay with him. Paying the fee has been valuable to me with some of the health problems that I have experienced over the years. Dr. Jacobs and his team have always provided their valuable time that I need to exam each and every health issue. Dr. Jacobs and his nursing staff (Cheryl and Maggie) are AWESOME… See more

from Nancy in NC February 27, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

Due to Dr. Jacobs encouragement, I went on a whole foods, plant based diet and at age 74 lost weight for the first time in many years.

from Christine in NC February 27, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

Dr. James Jacobs is undoubtedly the best doctor that I have ever had. He is thorough, very knowledgeable, current with medical advances, health conscious, and always available for my health needs. I appreciate all the time that he spends with me during my doctor visits. He cares about my health and advocates healthy living over prescription medication to improve and maintain a healthy life… See more

from Ted in NC February 28, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

My doctor was aware of my hernia. He had referred me to a specialist but I had not acted on the recommendation for surgery. At 11:00 one Saturday night the hernia blew out and it was very painful. I pushed it back in, as the doctor had done. My wife called him and he picked up the phone immediately. He walked me through what to do and called me the next morning to check on me and to plan for… See more

from Chris in NC February 28, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

Dr. Jacobs was everything I needed in an attentive and knowledgeable physician as he helped me navigate a very difficult journey through Chronic Lyme Disease and the associated complications discovered along the way.

Its nice feeling like a physician actually has time to speak with you and makes you feel like a very important person. I never felt rushed out the door when I had… See more

from Carrie in NC February 28, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

Dr. Jacobs listens!
That's all you need to know.
He pays attention.
He spends the time to get to know how you are feeling both physically and mentally.
He should be the model for all doctors. If all physicians took the time to listen, people would be healthier, live longer, feel better about themselves.

from Trip in NC February 28, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

Dr. Jacobs took me on as a patient after a scary ordeal with DVT's which my previous doctor mismanaged. Dr. Jacobs provided expert care when I needed it most. He is both incredibly knowledgeable and compassionate, and I am privileged to call him my doctor. He and his wonderful staff now care for my entire family.

from Ruby in NC February 27, 2018 for James W. Jacobs, MD

Thank you, Dr. Jacobs, for being our doctor for so many years. Dalton and I always appreciated you so much and always depended on you to take good care of us in any health situation that we encountered, You are like part of our family. Happy Doctor's Day!