Ian N. Jacobs, MD

Ian N. Jacobs, MD

Ian N. Jacobs, MD, is the Medical Director of the Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders in the Division of Otolaryngology (ENT) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He holds the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Endowed Chair in Pediatric Otolaryngology and Pediatric Airway Disorders.

Areas of Expertise: General pediatric otolaryngology, Pediatric airway disorders
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

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

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

Fellowship

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

Board Certification

Otolaryngology

Graduate Degree

MLA - University of Pennsylvania College of Arts & Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Otolaryngologist

Medical Director, Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders

Endowed Chair in Pediatric Otolaryngology and Pediatric Airway Disorders

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

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Jatana KR, Rhoades K, Milkovich S, Jacobs IN: Basic mechanism of button battery ingestion injuries and novel mitigation strategies after diagnosis and removal. The Laryngoscope 127(6): 1276-1282, June 2017 Notes: Epub 2016 Nov 9.

2016

Carter J, Rahbar R, Brigger M, Chan K, Cheng A, Daniel SJ, De Alarcon A, Garabedian N, Hart C, Hartnick C, Jacobs I, Liming B, Nicollas R, Pransky S, Richter G, Russell J, Rutter MJ, Schilder A, Smith RJ, Strychowsky J, Ward R, Watters K, Wyatt M, Zalzal G, Zur K, Thompson D: International Pediatric ORL 2 Group (IPOG) laryngomalacia consensus recommendations. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 86: 256-61, July 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.04.007. Epub 2016 Apr 7.

Strychowsky JE, Albert D, Chan, K, Cheng A, Daniel S, DeAlarcon A, Garabedian N, Hart C, Hartnick C, Inglis A, Jacobs I, Kleinman M, Mehta N, Nicollas R, Nuss, R, Pransky S, Russell J, Rutter M, Schilder A, Thompson D, Triglia JM, Volk M, Ward B, Watters K, Wyatt M, Zalzal G, Zur K, Rahbar R.: International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group (IPOG) consensus recommendations: Routine peri-operative pediatric tracheotomy care. Routine peri-operative pediatric tracheostomy care: Consensus recommendations. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. (eds.). 86: 250-5, July 2016.

Jacobs IN, Redden RS, Goldberg R, Hast M, Salowe R, Mauck RL, Doolin EJ: Pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction with tissue-engineered cartilage in a rabbit model. Laryngoscope. 2016 Jan;126 Suppl 1:S5-S21.

2013

Berg EE, Sobol SE, Jacobs, IN. Laryngeal obstruction by cervical and endolaryngeal lymphatic malformations in children: A proposed staging system and review of treatment. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Sep;122(9):575-81.

Jatana KR, Litovitz T, Reilly JS, Koltai PJ, Rider G, Jacobs IN. Pediatric button battery injuries: 2013 task force update. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Sep;77(9):1392-9.

Cheng J, Jacobs IN. Postcricoid infantile hemangioma: Management of a case in the propranolol era. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra 2014. Notes: Ms. No. IJPORL-D-13-00356 accepted July 2, 2013. Online-only companion journal.

Merati AL, Brandt C, Brown C, Hartnick C, Dawson CJ, Deakins K, Setzen G, Jacobs IN, Nussenbaum B, Mitchell R. Clinical consensus statement: Tracheostomy care. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Jan;148(1):6-20.

Cheng J, Jacobs IN. Thyroid ala cartilage graft laryngotracheoplasty for closure of large pediatric tracheocutaneous fistula. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 Jan;77(1):147-9.

2012

Ishman SL, Benke JR, Johnson KE, Jacobs IN, et al. Blinded evaluation of interrater reliability of an operative competency assessment tool for direct laryngoscopy and rigid bronchoscopy. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Sep 17:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]

Cheng J, Jacobs IN. An Interesting Case: Airway Foreign Body with Magnetic Properties. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, San Diego, CA. April 20-22 2012.

Books

Chapters

2016

Jacobs IN: Tracheoplasty. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.) Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 448-455; 478-483, 2016.

Jacobs IN: Harvesting the Costal Cartilage Graft. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.) Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 448-455; 478-483, 2016.

Jacobs IN: Laser Cordotomy and Arytenoidectomy. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.) Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 448-455; 478-483, 2016.

Jacobs IN: Supraglottoplasty. Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2nd ed.  Potsic WP, Cotton RT, Handler SD, Zur KB (eds.) Thieme Medical Publishers; New York, NY, Page: 448-455; 478-483, 2016.

2012

Lando T, Jacobs IN. Congenital Neck Masses. Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. In: Tunkel DE, Licameli GR (Vol. 5 editors). Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers Private Limited, India. Chapter 19, November 2012.

 Jacobs IN. Introduction to Disorders of the Upper Airway. Pediatric Otolaryngology: Principles and Practice Pathways, 2nd ed. In: Wetmore RF, Muntz HR, McGill TJ , editors. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, NY, page: 697-707, 2012.

Jacobs IN. Chronic Cough in Children. Pediatric Otolaryngology. In: Schoem SR, Darrow DH, editors. AAP Section on Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Page: 387-400, 2012.

2011

Jacobs IN, Cahill AM. Special Considerations in Vascular Anomalies: Airway Management. Clinics in Plastic Surgery. In: Perlyn C, Greene A, editors. Elsevier Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 38: 121-131, 2011.

Jacobs IN. Bronchoscopy. Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery. In: Mattei P, editor. Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. Page: 185-194, July 2011.

2010

Jacobs IN, Pettignano MM, Pettignano R. Airway Management (Chapter 15). Perinatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care, 3rd ed. In: Walsh BK, Czervinske MP, DiBlasi RM, editors. Saunders, St. Louis, MO, Page: 220-245, 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.

2002

Jacobs IN. Disorders of the Larynx Current Pediatric Therapy, 17th ed. In: Burg FD, Ingelfinger JR, Polin RA, Gershon AA, editors. W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, PA, Page: 476-482, 2002.

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

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.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Jacobs IN. "Innovations in Airway Simulation" Oral presentation at the European Laryngological Society Congress 2018, London, UK., May 2018.

2017

Jatana KR, Jacobs IN: “Initial Clinical Application of Tissue ph Neutralization After Esophageal Button Battery Removal in Children” Oral presentation at the Annual Meeting of ASPO, Austin, TX. (Accepted via abstract, Jatana speaker.) 5/21/17).

Lectures by Invitation

2018

Jacobs N. "Decision-Making in Airway Surgery: The Role of Aerodigestive Centers and New Frontiers" Oral presentation/Visiting Professor at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York, NY (2/16/18)

2017

Jacobs N. Co-Course Director and Instructor: Annual Foreign Body Pediatric Airway Endoscopy Course at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in conjunction with CHOP's Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders; 2017 Mar 25; Philadelphia, PA.

Jacobs N. Management of Airway Foreign Bodies. Oral presentation at annual George Washington University SOM airway course. Children's National Hospital; 2017 Feb 4; Washington, DC.

2016

Jacobs IN. "Subglottic Stenosis & Button Battery Injuries in Children." Invited Lecturer at: Mt Sinai ORL Grand Rounds. Mt. Sinai School of Medicine; 2016 Sep 1; New York, NY.

Jacobs IN, Tunkel D. Pediatric Otolaryngology for the Office-Based Practitioner. Instructional course presented at: 2016 AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO; 2016 Sep 18-21; San Diego, CA.

Awards and Honors

2007-2010, 2014, 2017, 2018, Best Doctors in America

2017, FY18 Frontier Grant Award benefiting the Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders, CHOP

2016, Best Children's Doctors, South Jersey Magazine

2013, "No Kidding...Presenting the best doctors for children in the Philadelphia area" Suburban Life, February 2013 issue.

2013, Best Doctors, South Jersey Magazine - Volume 9, Issue 11

2012, Top Otolaryngologists in Philadelphia - International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP) publication, "The Leading Physicians of the World"

2012, Fellow, The College of Physicians (Philadelphia)

2012-2013, Triological Society Career Development Award

2011, Top Physicians of South Jersey, 2011, 2012. South Jersey Magazine

2010, Best Children's Physicians, South Jersey Magazine (Volume 6, Issue 11)

2009, Top Physicians of South Jersey. South Jersey Magazine

2009-2011, Top Docs for Kids. SJ Magazine

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

2007, Top Docs for Kids. SJ 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

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

1989, American Laryngological Association Resident Research Award

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 and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2012-present, European Laryngological Society

National

Spring 2017, Inducted Member, American Laryngological Association (ALA/COSM 2017)



1995-present, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

- 2009-present: Member, Otolaryngology Specialty Society Advisory Council (SSAC) - Swallowing and Airway Committee



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

- 2002-present, Chair, Difficult Airway Committee

- 2013-present, BOG PR Representative and Chair, Button Battery Task Force



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



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