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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Neurosurgery, Geisinger Medical Center
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Neurosurgery VMB Wilkes-Barre
1000 E Mountain Blvd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711

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  1. He or she does not see patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
  2. He or she sees patients, but has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 40 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
  3. He or she is a community provider, not a Geisinger-employed provider. Community providers tend to see patients in their own private outpatient practices, which we do not survey.

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Jacobs, Darren Lee, DO Visit Geisinger.org for information on Darren Lee Jacobs, DO. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.5 out of 5
1 95 ratings
17 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Neurological Surgery, Board Certified, 2008
  • Spine Surgery

Education:

  • Nova Southeastern U., College of Osteopathic Medicine 1999

Residency:

  • Botsford General Hospital 2001
  • Providence Hospital - Southfield, MI 2002
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 2007

Clinical Interests:

Complex spine surgery and reconstruction, minimally invasive spine surgery, trigeminal neuralgia, chronic pain surgery, carpal tunnel and peripheral nerve surgery, hydrocephalus, trauma, neurosurgical critical care and kyphoplasty for compression fracture pain, spine surgery.

Languages:

  • Spanish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.6 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.5 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.4 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.4 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.5 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.5 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.5 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.4 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.4 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.4 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Dec 11, 2015
I would always recommend Dr. Jacobs.
Dec 1, 2015
Excellent rapport with PA. Felt listened to, professional yet very personable. My son, the patient, has multiple disabilities & PA had child with needs & could relate to my experiences.
Oct 14, 2015
Again doctor can't no what's wrong if no one tells lack of communication from Geisinger.
Sep 11, 2015
*Dr. Darren Jacobs is a class act he remembered me from last visit in 2008.
Aug 27, 2015
*Dr. Jacobs is a very "personable" individual and explained thing so we could understand.
Jul 14, 2015
Great with textbook answers and information but does not relate well with patient as an individual.
Jul 6, 2015
I felt he was rude to me several times, almost to the point of calling me a liar. Husband witnessed & felt the same.
June 10, 2015
came in said couldn't see anything wrong that he wouldn't do surgery couldn't help me with pain to go back to pain management then left. Didn't seem like it matter how I feel
June 5, 2015
Very kind and understanding. Very easy to talk to!
Apr 29, 2015
Dr. Jacobs saved my life on Nov. 16, 2014. We cannot thank him enough. We were very blessed to get the best in the time of need. THANK-you.
Apr 3, 2015
Dr. Jacobs is a very friendly and kind physician. He listens and I would most definitely recommend him to anyone. For example, I am a dental hygienist and a patient asked me today, about my surgery, and if I would recommend him and I replied, most certainly. He tells you the good and the bad and I appreciate his honesty.
Apr 3, 2015
Dr. Sundaresan is an exceptional care provider. She listens!!!!
Apr 1, 2015
He really put me @ ease to let me know the cyst on my brain isn't interfering w/anything.
March 20, 2015
Dr. Jacobs has taken care of myself, my mother, my wife & my daughter - You can only imagine how we value him.
Feb 25, 2015
When I left I knew I was in good hands they made me feel safe no worries.
Feb 25, 2015
Dr. very much made me feel like I wasn't worth his time.
Feb 20, 2015
I have recommended Dr. Jacobs to several people.