After graduating in 1991, Mr Jacob became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1997. He underwent higher surgical training in the south east of England rotating through virtually all major London teaching hospitals and acquiring specialist training in all major subspecialty niches of ENT. He was awarded the gold medal by the Royal Society of Medicine in 2003 for an outstanding performance at the intercollegiate exit exam for Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery.
Mr Jacob spent a year in advanced research into laryngeal cancer and has published many peer reviewed papers documenting his work. This also culminated in a major thesis for which a Masters degree was awarded by the University of Bristol.
He was awarded travelling fellowships by the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal College of Surgeons of England and used them to gain clinical experience from centres of expertise in North America.
Mr Jacob now works at University Hospital, Lewisham, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich as a full time ENT Consultant. He has been involved in teaching and training junior doctors and is on various teaching faculties.
In addition to extensive experience in the medical and surgical management of General ENT conditions, he also has areas of special interest to include all aspects of paediatric ENT that is borne from experience of working at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children and the paediatric ENT unit at St Thomas’ hospital. He also has special expertise in thyroid disorders, salivary gland disease and the diagnosis and management of head and neck cancers.