Chad E. Jacobs, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He received his MD degree from New York University School of Medicine as part of an eight-year BA/MD program at New York University.
He completed his general surgical residency and fellowship in vascular surgery at Rush University Medical Center. He was chief resident from 2000 to 2002, and received the "Chief Resident of the Year" award in 2002. He has been an attending surgeon at Rush and at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County since 2004. Jacobs is board-certified in general surgery and in vascular surgery.
Jacobs is an expert in the use of new procedures for the treatment of varicose veins. Other clinical interests include adult vascular surgery, endovascular procedures, aortic aneurysms, carotid disease, lower extremity ischemia and thoracic aneurysms. He has authored or coauthored several original articles, editorials and abstracts, and has presented widely at conferences around the country.