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Ian N. Jacobs, MD

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

Awards

2011, Top Physicians of South Jersey, South Jersey Magazine

2011, Top Docs for Kids, South Jersey Magazine

2010, Best Children's Physicians, South Jersey Magazine

2010, Top Docs for Kids, South Jersey magazine

2009, Honorary Lifetime Member, Israeli Society of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

2009, Top Physicians of South Jersey, South Jersey Magazine

2009, Top Docs for Kids, South Jersey magazine

2009, Best Doctors in America

2008, Top Docs for Kids, South Jersey Magazine

2007, Top Docs for Kids, South Jersey magazine

2001, American Broncho-Esophagological Association Mentor for Resident Research Award

2001, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Honor Award

2001, Top Docs for Kids, Philadelphia Magazine

1998-2000, Percy Memorial Research Grant Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

1998, Presidential Citation - Foreign Body Award (Co-Author), American Broncho-Esophagological Association

1997, American Laryngological Association Research Grant Award

1995, Top Pediatric Specialist, Atlanta Magazine

1989, American Laryngological Association Resident Research Award

1989, New York Academy of Medicine Otolaryngology Section Paper Presentations - First Place

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.

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

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations


1995-present, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)

  • 2009-present, Member, Otolaryngology Specialty Society Advisory Council - Swallowing and Airway Committee

2000-present, American Medical Association

2000-present, Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children (SENTAC)

2000-present, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)

1999-present, American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA)

  • 2002-present, Chair, Difficult Airway Committee

2000-present, Society of University Otolaryngologists

2000-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Bronchoesophagology

2000-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Otolaryngology 
 
2000-present, American Academy of Pediatrics,  Nominating Committee

2000-present, American Rhinologic Society

New Media

2012

Jacobs IN. Interviewed by: Gorman A. Dangers of Lithium Batteries. 6ABC Philadelphia News. January 2012.

2011

Jacobs IN. Interviewed by: Brucker A. Dangers of lithium batteries. Philadelphia NBC 10 News. 2011 Nov 17.

Jacobs IN. Button battery ingestions: how dangerous is it in kids? [Internet]. Medscape Today; 2011 Nov 18. Available from: http://www.chop.edu/service/airway-disorders/home.html.

2010

Jacobs IN. Your kid ate what? Season 1, Episode 1. Parents' Worst Nightmare. The Learning Channel (TLC); 2010 Feb 28.

Original 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.

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