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Reuben Paul Jacob, MD

Gender
Male
Language
English

Primary Specialty

Pathology


Education

Medical School:
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Residency:
Emory University School of Medicine
Fellowship:
Stanford University School of Medicine

Publications

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Introduction

Reuben Jacob, MD, is a board-certified pathologist (Anatomic and Clinical) with subspecialty board-certification in blood-banking and transfusion medicine. As Medical Director of the Apheresis Service, Dr. Jacob supervises and oversees therapeutic apheresis as well as cellular collections. As Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine/Blood Bank, he advises on best practices for transfusing patients, and works with other physicians to recommend appropriate products for specific transfusion needs and provides medical oversight for the Blood Bank.

Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Echols Scholar, University of Virginia
  • Pennell Pro Humanitate Vitae Scholarship, Wake Forest University
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Summer Internship in Bionanotechnology, Rice University, 2007

Focus of Practice

  • Transfusion medicine
  • Blood banking
  • Apheresis

Areas of Interest

  • Cellular therapy
  • Therapeutic apheresis
  • Blood banking
  • Transfusion medicine

Locations

Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta - Pathology

Egleston hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-4078

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Egleston Hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-1112

Professional Affiliations

  • Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies
  • American Society for Apheresis
  • College of American Pathologists
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology

Research & Publications

Dr. Jacob’s research includes methods to optimize Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell (HPC) collection protocols and prediction algorithms, and patient blood management.