Dr. Elizabeth Jacobs is a dual fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at the Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute. She specializes in orthopedic trauma and arthroplasty, and her skills include:
- Primary hip and knee replacement
- Robotic and navigated total joint replacement
- Hip and knee revision surgery
- Periprosthetic fracture repair
- Pelvis and acetabulum surgery
- Upper and lower extremity fractures
- Complex traumatic injuries
As the daughter of an emergency room physician, Dr. Jacobs understands the importance of treating every patient as if they were family. She believes in the art of medicine and emphasizes a comprehensive scope of care that includes more than just a patient’s musculoskeletal pathology. Open communication is very important to her, and she takes the time to explain the options available to her patients for treatment.
Dr. Jacobs’ Training
Dr. Jacobs earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, where she also completed an orthopedic surgery residency. She completed two fellowships: one in orthopedic adult joint reconstruction at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and one in orthopedic trauma at the University of Texas Health Science Center, which helped her to treat traumatic injuries including complex periprosthetic fractures and revisions.
About Dr. Jacobs
Dr. Jacobs has contributed research articles to medical journals on topics including lower extremity fracture management, ligament reconstruction, femur defects, periprosthetic fractures, and patient-reported outcomes after total joint arthroplasty and acetabular fractures. She has contributed to book chapters, received several research grant awards, and has presented her research at medical conferences.
Outside of work, she enjoys competing in triathlons, hiking, playing piano, cooking and exploring national parks with her husband. As a lifelong athlete, she values the importance of being a good teammate and the many lessons in discipline, grit and preparedness.