Tikva Jacobs, MD
Vascular Surgery
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Tikva Jacobs, MD

Vascular Surgery

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

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Tikva Jacobs MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery and an Assistant Attending Surgeon in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Board-certified in vascular and general surgery, Dr Jacobs’ clinical expertise is in the treatment of venous disease. Her focus is on the individual patient; developing a personalized treatment plan utilizing state-of-the-art and minimally invasive equipment and techniques to provide optimal cosmetic results while alleviating discomfort. 

Specialties and Expertise


  • Vascular Surgery


  • Cosmetic Sclerotherapy of Legs
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation
  • Varicose Veins
  • Spider Veins
  • Varicose Vein Removal
  • Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Vein of Lower Extremity
  • Sclerotherapy (Spider Vein)
  • Sclerotherapy, Varicose Vein
  • Ultrasound Guidance For Foam Sclerotherapy For Varicose Vein of Leg
  • Phlebectomy, Varicose Vein
  • Varicose Veins of Legs In Pregnancy
  • Varicose Vein Vulva Preg-Unspec
  • Varicose Veins of the Pelvic Area
  • Varicose Veins of Leg With Swelling
  • Varicose Veins of Leg With Pain
  • Vascular Malformation
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Thrombosis
  • Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery


Dr. Jacobs is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon and a Board Certified General Surgeon.  She received her M.D. from George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Barnard College at Columbia University. Dr. Jacobs completed her general surgery residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York.  Following her residency, she continued her career at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where she completed a fellowship in vascular surgery and was an Attending Surgeon.  Prior to joining the Division of Vascular Surgery and the Comprehensive Vein Program at Weill Cornell Medical Center she was in private practice on the Upper East Side, where her focus was on cosmetic and medical treatment of varicose veins and venous disease. 

Dr. Jacobs is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American College of Phlebology.  She has published in academic vascular surgery journals and textbooks and is a speaker at conferences and seminars on the treatment of varicose veins and venous disease.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery (Vascular Surgery)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Surgeon - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery (Vascular Surgery) - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 1998
  • B.A., Barnard College - Columbia University, 1994


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

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