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Dr. Paul Jacob Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Paul Jacob

Dr. Paul Jacob is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the replacement of the hip and knee joint as well as revision hip and knee replacement. A native of Akron, OH, he began his medical career as a physical therapist. After graduating from Walsh University with a master's degree in physical therapy, he went on to become a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist. He became the director of physical therapy for Kent State University in Kent, Ohio prior to returning to medical school.

He attended medical school at Ohio University and completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Doctors Hospital and Grant Medical Center in Columbus Ohio. He went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in adult reconstruction at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic (one of the top three orthopedic hospitals in the world as ranked by US News and World Report). While at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Jacob was trained on the latest techniques in both surgical and non-surgical treatment of advanced joint disease.

He has a vibrant academic side to his practice. He serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty and has an extensive background in clinical research. Dr. Jacob is the author of several Peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Jacob brings cutting edge techniques and technology to the Oklahoma City area. He has extensive training in minimally invasive, rapid recovery joint replacement as well as robotically assisted hip and knee replacement. Dr. Jacob is a pioneer in outpatient joint replacement allowing some patients to go home the same day as their procedure and recover in the comfort of their own home. Dr. Jacob's practice serves both adult and geriatric patients. He is married to his wife Leah (a native Oklahoman) and has two young children.

www.drpauljacob.com

Education
  • Ohio University
    College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Walsh University
    Masters of Science
    Physical Therapy
  • Walsh University
    Bachelors of Science Biology
Professional Experience
  • Oklahoma Joint Reconstruction Institute

    Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in hip and knee arthroplasty and adult reconstruction including complex revisions. Founder and CEO.

  • The Cleveland Clinic - Adult Reconstruction Fellow

    Responsible for all aspects of patient management associated with adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery. Emphasis placed on surgical principles, from primary cases to the most complex revisions. Fellows actively participate in all aspects of patient care, ranging from preoperative planning to postoperative follow-up. In addition, formal weekly teaching conferences and fellows actively participate in the training of orthopedic residents.

  • Doctor’s Hospital – Orthopedic Surgery Resident

    Responsible for evaluation and treatment of orthopedic patients at Doctors Hospital as well as Grant Medical Center, Dublin Methodist Hospital, and Nationwide Childrens Hospital.

  • PRN Physical Therapist – Cuyahoga Falls Country Place

    PRN physical therapist for Cuyahoga Falls Country Place skilled nursing facility -Responsible for evaluation and treatment of the geriatric orthopedic patients.

  • Kent State University - Director of Rehabilitation

    Responsible for coordination of the rehabilitation department. 60% patient treatment and 40 % administrative duties. Responsible for staff development and collaboration with all other departments at the University.

  • Kent State University – HIPPA security officer

    Responsible for oversight of HIPPA requirements for all departments at KSU. Oversee implementation of review process for continuing regulation changes.

  • Kent State University – Staff Physical Therapist

    Responsible for physical therapy evaluation and treatment for Kent State University campus. Patient population is 20% post-surgical, 10% work related injury, 70% sports medicine / orthopedic injury. Communicate on a daily basis with university physicians / team physician / team surgeon on patient status as well as projected return to sport / work.

  • Kent State University - PRN Physical Therapist

    DeWeese Health Center – Started as a licensure applicant and progressed to staff physical therapist.

Current Licensure / Certification
  • Medical License – State of Oklahoma #5494
  • · Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) June 2006 – June 2016
    Recognition of advanced clinical competence in orthopedic physical therapy.
  • · Licensed Physical Therapist in the state of Ohio – lic # OH-9638 (expired)
Professional Presentations
  1. Osteoarthritis Research Society International Annual Meeting in Liverpool: Identification of a human cartilage microbiome and characterization of distinct microbiome profiles associated with knee and hip osteoarthritis 2018
  2. Southern Society for Clinical Investigation Annual Meeting in New Orleans: Identification of a human cartilage microbiome and characterization of distinct microbiome profiles associated with knee and hip osteoarthritis 2018 (Oral presentation)
  3. Osteoarthritis Research Society International Annual Meeting in Liverpool: Identification of a human cartilage microbiome and characterization of distinct microbiome profiles associated with knee and hip osteoarthritis 2018 (Poster)
  4. American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Chicago: Identification of a human cartilage microbiome DNA signature and characterization of distinct microbiome profiles associated with knee and hip osteoarthritis 2018 (Poster)
  5. OhioHealth Research Symposium Exhibition “Femoral Neck Fracture – Is a Capsulotomy Necessary” poster presentation April 2014.
  6. Ohio Osteopathic Symposium Poster Competition and Exhibition “Femoral Neck Fracture – Is a Capsulotomy Necessary” poster presentation April 2014.
  7. American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics “Femoral Neck Fracture – Is a Capsulotomy Necessary” poster presentation April 2014.
  8. Varus-valgus Constrained Knee Implants: Survivorship and Outcomes Podium Presentation at the 2014 AAHKS Annual Meeting, held November 6-9, 2014 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel
  9. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and Canadian Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons combined meeting. Discharge Disposition following Joint Replacement: Effect of Surgeon Preference as a Scientific Poster Display at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, June 18-21, 2014.
  10. Ohio Osteopathic Symposium Poster Competition and Exhibition “Elbow Arthrodesis: A novel Technique and Review of the Literature” Presentation May 2013
  11. Ohio Osteopathic Symposium Poster Competition and Exhibition “Bosworth Fracture Dislocation: A Highly Unstable variant” Presentation May 2013
  12. Ohio Osteopathic Symposium Poster Competition and Exhibition “Long-head of the Biceps Tenodesis: “A Cadaveric Study of Arthroscopic and Open Tenodesis Techniques” Presentation May 2013
  13. OhioHealth Research Symposium “Elbow Arthrodesis: A novel Technique and Review of the Literature” Presentation May 2013
  14. OhioHealth Research Symposium “Bosworth Fracture Dislocation: A Highly Unstable variant” Presentation May 2013
  15. OhioHealth Research Symposium “A Cadaveric Study of Arthroscopic and Open Tenodesis Techniques” Presentation May 2013
  16. 2013 Ohio Orthopaedic Society Meeting “A Cadaveric Study of Arthroscopic and Open Tenodesis Techniques” Presentation May 2013
  17. 31th annual Mallory Coleman Research Symposium: “A Cadaveric Study of Arthroscopic and Open Tenodesis Techniques” Presentation May 2013
  18. Ohio Osteopathic Symposium Poster Competition and Exhibition “Evaluating the use of preoperative antibiotics in pediatric orthopaedic surgery” poster presentation April 2012
  19. Ohio Osteopathic Symposium Poster Competition and Exhibition “Periosteal Avulsion of the Posterolateral Corner of the Knee (PAP Lesion) in an Adolescent: An Unreported Case” April 2012
  20. OhioHealth Research Symposium “Periosteal Avulsion of the Posterolateral Corner of the Knee (PAP Lesion) in an Adolescent: An Unreported Case” June 2012
  21. OhioHealth Research Symposium “Evaluating the use of preoperative antibiotics in pediatric orthopaedic surgery” poster presentation April 2012. June 2012
  22. American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Evaluating the use of preoperative antibiotics in pediatric orthopaedic surgery” poster presentation April 2012. October 2012
  23. 2012 Ohio Orthopaedic Society Meeting “Evaluating the Use of Preoperative Antibiotics in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery” May 2012
  24. 30th annual Mallory Coleman Research Symposium: Evaluating the Use of Preoperative Antibiotics in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery” April 2012
Lectures Given at Professional and Scientific Conferences
  1. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Conference “Robotic Joint Replacement: November 2019
  2. Texas Orthopedic Association Annual Conference – Adult Recon panel of experts guest speaker April 2018
  3. Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association “The Next Generation of Joint Replacements for a New Generation of Patients” February 2017
  4. Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association “The Next Generation of Joint Replacements for a New Generation of Patients” February 2016
  5. Ohio College Health Association – Annual conference 2003 Hands on assessment of the shoulder – CME provided through North Eastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine – CME credit for physicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, and athletic trainers
  6. Ohio College Health Association – Annual conference 2002 Hands on assessment of the spine. CME provided through North Eastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine – CME credit for physicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, and athletic trainers 7.5 CEU’s / CME’s in Ohio - approval # 02S398)
  7. Ohio College Health Association – Annual conference platform presentation 2001
  8. Ohio Physical Therapy Association – platform presentation Annual conference 2001
  9. American Society of Biomechanics – platform presentationAnnual conference 2000
  10. Seminar conducted at Joel Polmerene Memorial Hospital – April 2000 Affects of bilateral force deficit on the intrinsic and extrinsic musculature of the hand
Organizations
  • Sigma Sigma Phi national medical honors fraternity 2005 - present
  • American Osteopathic Association - Sept. 2005 – present
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons – 2005 - present
  • Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity – October ‘94-present (alumni member)
University Teaching / Tutoring Experience
  • Adjunct Faculty – Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine July 09’ – present – division of orthopedic surgery
  • Medical college tutor – 2005-2006 appointed by university to tutor first and second year medical students
  • Osteopathic manipulative medicine teaching assistant – 2005-2006 appointed to assist OMM faculty and staff in instruction of first year medical students
  • Adjunct faculty – Walsh University School of Physical Therapy – clinical coordinator of clinical education – 2002 –
Offices Held in Professional Organizations
  • Walsh University Board of Advisors – School of Physical Therapy - June ’01 – present
  • HIPPA Security Officer – Kent State University – May ’01 – November 01’
  • President of Walsh University Physical Therapy Organization – May ‘00- May ‘01
Professional Appointments
  • Appointed by Interim Vice President Charles E. Rickard to serve as Kent State University’s HIPPA security officer.
  • Appointed by Interim Vice President Charles E. Rickard to serve on the Total Quality Service committee for the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs.
  • Appointed by Vice President Dr. Nancy Scott to serve as United Way representative for the division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
  • Appointed to Board of Advisors for Walsh University – School of Physical Therapy June ’01 - present
Publications
  1. “Bilateral Multi-Finger Deficit in Static Pressing Tasks” submitted and accepted for platform presentations at the American Society of Biomechanics 2000 Annual Conference as well as the Ohio Physical Therapy 2001 annual conference. Research published through the American Society of Biomechanics and can be viewed at www.asb-biomech.org
  2. Kovack T, Jacob PB, et al. Periosteal Avulsion of the Posterolateral Corner of the Knee (PAP Lesion) in an Adolescent: An Unreported Case. Journal of Orthopedics, October 2011;34(10):791.
  3. Lucas D, Philbin TM, Jacob PB, Peroneus Longus Tendon Rupture at the Cuboid Groove: Diagnosis and Treatment Options. Current Orthopaedic Practice January 2012.
  4. Formaini N, Jacob PB, Kean J, The Use of Preoperative Antibiotics in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. J Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 2012 Oct;32(7): 737-740.
  5. Hancock J, Jacob PB, Lucas D, Kovack TJ, Baker T, Bosworth Fracture – An Unstable Variant. Journal of Injury – Currently In Review
  6. Kovack TJ, Jacob PB, Mighell MA, Elbow Arthrodesis – A Novel Technique – Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery – Journal of Orthopedics May 2014 - Volume 37, Issue 5: 313-319 DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20140430-04
  7. Kovack TJ, Idoine JD, Jacob PB, A Cadaveric Study of the proximal biceps tendon –Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – Submitted August 2013 – American Journal of Sports Medicine
  8. Froimson, M, Jacob P. Discharge Disposition following Joint Replacement: Effect of Surgeon Preference. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and Canadian Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons combined meeting. Palais des Congrès de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, June 18-21, 2014.
  9. Jason C. Ho MD, Marcelo B.P. Siqueira MD, Paul Jacob DO, Ryan C. Goodwin MD, Wael K. Barsoum MD. Case Report: Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty in a 15 year old with skeletal dysplasia and open physes - a 5 year follow-up. May/June 2016 - Volume 39 · Issue 3: e549-e552 April 5, 2016 DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20160324-04
  10. Varus-valgus Constrained Knee Implants: Survivorship and Outcomes Podium Presentation at the 2014 AAHKS Annual Meeting, held November 6-9, 2014 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. Pending publication in the special supplement highlighting the best peer-reviewed manuscripts presented at the 2014 AAHKS Annual Meeting.
Book Chapters
  • · Lucas D, Philbin TM, Jacob PB, Peroneus Longus Tendon Rupture at the Cuboid Groove: Diagnosis and Treatment Options. Current Orthopaedic Practice January 2012.
Other Research Experience
  • Reviewer for Journal of Arthroplasty August 2014 - present
  • Ipsilateral force deficit effect of extensor digitorum communis activity on force production of finger flexors.
  • EMG analysis of force deficit and bilateral deficit in extrinsic hand muscles
Awards / Scholarships
  • Best Scientific Poster 2nd place; Ohio Osteopathic Symposium May 2013
  • Best Scientific Poster, 1st place; OhioHealth research symposium May 2013
  • Best Scientific Poster, 2nd place; American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics October 2012
  • AOAO annual conference – Best Scientific Poster 2nd place 2012
  • Best Scientific Poster, 1st place; OhioHealth research symposium June 2012
  • AAS Master of Dissection Award winner Dr. Paul B. Jacob DO 2008-2009
  • American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons 3rd Annual Resident Corse – scholarship awarded Nov 2011
  • Outstanding Resident Consultant Award – Doctors Hospital of Columbus June 2010
    Award criteria include:
    1. Responsive and courteous service to the emergency department
    2. Inspires confidence and promotes morale
    3. Superb bedside teaching
    4. Excellent role model
    5. Healing persona
    6. Progressive practice with current knowledge
    7. Promotes the public image of Doctors Hospital through his/her caring attitude
  • Outstanding Tutor Award – 2006

    Award given to most outstanding medical school tutor and voted on
    by peers in the classes of 2008 and 2009

  • David J. Merk, D.O. Memorial Scholarship – 2005-2007
  • Peer Mentor Award – 2006
    Nominated by peers in class of 2008 and 2009
  • All-Around Award – 2006
    Nominated by peers in class of 2008 and 2009
  • Most outstanding COMrade - 2006
    Nominated by members of the class of 2009 for outstanding
    mentoring
    and peer tutoring
  • Kent State University – Team Player Award 2004
  • Kent State University – Customer Service Award 2004
    Recognizes an employee who exceeds the expectations of their patients and/or customers and provide service that goes above and beyond the expectations of the position
  • Research Excellence Award – Walsh University Research Award – 2001
    Awarded for most outstanding graduate research
  • Tower Award Candidate Walsh University - 5 candidates chosen by faculty for highest Walsh University award

    T – Talented leadership

    O – Outstanding campus and public service

    W – Walsh commitment

    E – Ethical, personal, spiritual integrity

    R – Responsible extra-curricular distinction

  • Cum Laude Graduate - Walsh University
  • College Football Academic/Athletic All-American ‘97-’98 and ’98-‘99
  • Academic/Athletic All-Conference ’96 - ‘98
  • Walsh University Deans List ’96 - ’98
References
  • 1. Dr. Robert Hines – Orthopedic Surgeon
    Oklahoma Sports Science and Orthopedics
    9800 Broadway Ext. Unit 201
    Oklahoma City, OK 73114
  • 2. Dr. Brett Braly – Orthopedic Surgeon
    Oklahoma Sports Science and Orthopedics
    9800 Broadway Ext. Unit 201
    Oklahoma City, OK 73114
  • 3. Dr. Thomas Baker – Orthopedic Residency Director Doctors Hospital
    Orthopedic and Sports Medical Institute
    5131 Beacon Hill Rd.
    ste. 160
    Columbus, Ohio 43228
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Musculoskeletal Infection Society – MSIS
  • Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  • Stryker
  • Cleveland Clinic
Oklahoma Joint Reconstruction Research Institute
9800 Broadway Ext.
Suite 201
Oklahoma City, OK 73114