Richard R. Jacobs, MD, is board certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology. He has over 30 years of practice experience, is an expert in Novalis/Brainlab Stereotactic Body Therapy, and Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy, with clinical interests in Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, Prostate Moderate Hypofractionation Radiation Therapy. Dr. Jacobs most recently was the Chief of the Department of Radiation Oncology at VA Saint Louis Health Care System in St. Louis. As the Chief of Radiation Oncology, he established a high quality, academic level program providing state of the art radiation therapy and overall oncologic care to the nation’s veterans with cancer. Dr. Jacobs was also the Team Leader for the Comprehensive Cancer Care Project; Chairperson for the Cancer Task Force and Program Administrator for the Commission on Cancer. He was also a member of the VA Prostate Moderate Hypofractionation Task Force. Additionally, while in Saint Louis he achieved Practice Accreditation from the American College of Radiology. Dr. Jacobs is currently Lead Radiation Oncology Subject Matter Expert and Medical Director for a large health insurance carrier and benefit management company, and was a Radiation Oncology Physician Clinical Reviewer for NIA Magellan/Magellan Healthcare. Dr. Jacobs’ contributions to the field have also included serving patients through Nevada Cancer Institute, and the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, where he was Chief of those services. He received his Doctor of Medicine from RFUHS/The Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, IL, and conducted postgraduate residency training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine affiliated hospitals. Dr. Jacobs is currently licensed in AZ, IA, IL, IN, MN, MS, NV, OH, WA, and WI. He is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, and a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.
Education & Licenses
M.D. RFUHS/The Chicago Medical School Medical Licenses: AZ, IA, IL, IN, OH, MN, MS, NV, WA, WI