- Fellowship - Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Seattle (2009-2011), Pediatric Urology
- Graduate School - University of Washington (2009-2010)
- Residency - Lahey Clinic Foundation (2005-2009), Urology
- Internship - Lahey Clinic Foundation (2003-2005), General Surgery
- Medical School - Yale University School of Medicine (1999-2003)
- Other Post Graduate Training - University of Washington (2009-2010)
Micah A. Jacobs, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery and spina bifida.
Dr. Jacobs earned his medical degree at Yale School of Medicine. He completed a residency in urology at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts, and received advanced training in pediatric urology through a fellowship at Seattle Children's Hospital. In addition, he holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Washington.
Certified by the American Board of Urology in pediatric urology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2011.
Dr. Jacobs is the Program Director of the UTSW Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program, a faculty senator at UTSW, and on the Joint Ambulatory Governance Council for UTSW and Children's Health. Outside of UTSW, he’s a member of the American Urological Association, the Society for Pediatric Urology, and the Society for Fetal Urology, among other professional organizations.
Dr. Jacobs has delivered a number of national and international invited lectures and written multiple research papers focused on the long-term outcomes of children who have undergone surgical reconstruction after neurogenic bladder dysfunction, as well as clinical outcomes of various surgical techniques in pediatric urology.
He has been named a D Magazine Best Doctor and a Texas Monthly Super Doctor and Texas Rising Star.
Dr. Jacobs lives in Dallas with his wife, two children, and two dogs.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Jacobs at Children's Health, please call 844-4CHILDRENS or request an appointment online.
- American Urological Association
- Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas
- Society for Pediatric Urology
- South Central Section of American Urological Association
- Dallas County Medical Society
- Texas Medical Association
- Society for Fetal Urology
- D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist, (2015-2018, 2020-2021)
- Young Leadership Position: Maimonides Medical Delegation 2015, Israel Bonds
- "Super Doctors Texas Rising Stars" 2014-2016, Texas Monthly Magazine
- Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
- Award for Excellence in Teaching 2005, Tufts University School of Medicine
Varicocele in Pediatric Urology
Jacobs, MA (2013), Springer
Ureteroceles and Ectopic Ureters in Pediatric Urology
Jacobs, MA, Snodgrass, W (2013), Springer
Neurogenic Bladder in Pediatric Urology
Snodgrass, W, Jacobs, MA, Gargollo, P (2013), Springer
Robotic Surgery of the Kidney and Ureter in the Pediatric Population in Robotic Urologic Surgery
Jacobs, M, Lendvay, T (2012), Springer
Hernias and Hydroceles in Pediatric Urology
Jacobs, MA (2013), Springer
- Varicocele in Pediatric Urology
Conservative management vs early surgery for high grade pediatric renal trauma--do nephrectomy rates differ?
Jacobs MA, Hotaling JM, Mueller BA, Koyle M, Rivara F, Voelzke BB The Journal of urology 2012 May 187 5 1817-22
A Comparison of Complications of Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic versus Open Appendicovesicstomy in Children.
Grimsby GM, Jacobs MA, Gargollo PC The Journal of urology 2015 Mar
Pediatric Priapism Secondary to Psychotherapeutic Medications.
Armstrong WR, Grimsby GM, Jacobs MA Urology 2015 Jul
Multi-Institutional Review of Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Extravesical Ureteral Reimplantation.
Grimsby GM, Dwyer ME, Jacobs MA, Ost MC, Schneck FX, Cannon GM, Gargollo PC The Journal of urology 2014 Oct
Demographics of Pediatric Renal Trauma.
Grimsby GM, Voelzke B, Hotaling J, Sorensen MD, Koyle M, Jacobs MA The Journal of urology 2014 Jun
Upper tract changes in patients with neurogenic bladder and sustained pressures >40 cm following bladder neck surgery without augmentation.
Snodgrass W, Villaneuva C, Jacobs M, Gargollo P Journal of pediatric urology 2014 Jan
Practice variation and clinical confusion regarding undescended testes and retractile testes among primary care respondents: a multi-regional survey study in the United States.
Shnorhavorian M, Jacobs MA, Stearns G, Mingin G, Koyle MA Pediatric surgery international 2012 Jun 28 6 635-9
Prognostic significance of altered p120 ctn expression in bladder cancer.
Silva Neto B, Smith GL, Mandeville JA, Vanni AJ, Wotkowicz C, Rieger-Christ KM, Baumgart E, Jacobs MA, Cohen MS, Zeheb R, Loda M, Libertino JA, Summerhayes IC BJU international 2008 Mar 101 6 746-52
Painless pediatric priapism and cough.
Jacobs M, Lo MD, Lendvay TS Pediatric emergency care 2015 Jan 31 1 36-8
Diagnosing Testicular Torsion before Urologic Consultation and Imaging: A Validation of the TWIST Score.
Sheth KR, Keays M, Grimsby GM, Granberg CF, Menon VS, DaJusta DG, Ostrov L, Hill M, Sanchez E, Kuppermann D, Harrison CB, Jacobs MA, Huang R, Burgu B, Hennes H, Schlomer BJ, Baker LA The Journal of urology 2016 Jan
Perioperative and Short-Term Outcomes of Robotic vs Open Bladder Neck Procedures in Patients with Neurogenic Incontinence.
Grimsby GM, Jacobs MA, Menon V, Schlomer BJ, Gargollo PC The Journal of urology 2015 Nov
Success of Laparoscopic Robotic Assisted Approaches to UPJ Obstruction Based on Pre-Operative Renal Function.
Grimsby GM, Jacobs MA, Gargollo PC Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2015 Mar
Long Term Outcomes of Bladder Neck Reconstruction without Augmentation Cystoplasty in Children.
Grimsby GM, Menon V, Schlomer BJ, Baker LA, Adams R, Gargollo PC, Jacobs MA The Journal of urology 2015 Jul
Laparoscopic-assisted Ureteroureterostomy for Duplication Anomalies in Children.
Grimsby GM, Merchant Z, Jacobs MA, Gargollo PC Journal of endourology / Endourological Society 2014 Jul
Reinnervating the Penis in Spina Bifida Patients in the United States: Ilioinguinal-to-Dorsal-Penile Neurorrhaphy in Two Cases.
Jacobs MA, Avellino AM, Shurtleff D, Lendvay TS The journal of sexual medicine 2013 Jul
Identification and prognostic significance of an epithelial-mesenchymal transition expression profile in human bladder tumors.
Baumgart E, Cohen MS, Silva Neto B, Jacobs MA, Wotkowicz C, Rieger-Christ KM, Biolo A, Zeheb R, Loda M, Libertino JA, Summerhayes IC Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research 2007 Mar 13 6 1685-94
Epidermal growth factor receptor status and the response of bladder carcinoma cells to erlotinib.
Jacobs MA, Wotkowicz C, Baumgart ED, Neto BS, Rieger-Christ KM, Bernier T, Cohen MS, Libertino JA, Summerhayes IC The Journal of urology 2007 Oct 178 4 Pt 1 1510-4
Streamlining risk stratification in infants and young children with spinal dysraphism: Vesicoureteral reflux and/or bladder trabeculations outperforms other urodynamic findings for predicting adverse outcomes.
Timberlake MD, Jacobs MA, Kern AJ, Adams R, Walker C, Schlomer BJ Journal of pediatric urology 2018 Jun
Early Vs. Expectant Management of Spina Bifida Patients-Are We All Talking About a Risk Stratified Approach?
Edwards AB, Jacobs M, Current urology reports 2019 Nov 20 11 76
Splenogonadal fusion: A rare finding during routine orchiopexy.
Chen CJ, Kavoussi N, Jacobs MA, Urology case reports 2019 Nov 27 100904
Time Course and Extent of Renal Function Changes in Patients Receiving Treatment for Staphylococcal Pneumonias: An Analysis Comparing Telavancin and Vancomycin from the ATTAIN Trials.
Nogid B, Lacy MK, Jacobs M, Bruss J, Dwyer J, Pharmacotherapy 2018 10 38 10 990-998
- Conservative management vs early surgery for high grade pediatric renal trauma--do nephrectomy rates differ?
- Spina Bifida
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Pediatric Urology