Dr. Pothen Jacob, M.D.

pothen jacob Dr. Jacob graduated from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. He completed Internal Medicine Residency at University of Pittsburgh in 1985. He then joined a Gastroenterology Fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago. This included a one year fellowship in Motility Disorders, Sponsored by the National Institute of Health. He is the lead author in several scientific publications in gastroenterology journals. He has been in private practice in Pinellas County since 1990. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and board certified in Gastroenterology. Dr Jacob practices in all aspects of Gastroenterology with special interest in Motility Disorders, Liver Disease and Colon cancer screening. He is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and the American College of Gastroenterology.

General Gastroenterology and Weight Loss


Northwestern University
University of Pittsburgh

St. Anthony’s Hospital
Morton Plant Hospital
Largo Medical Hospital
Northside Hospital
St. Petersburg General Hospital

North Pinellas Surgery Center

1840 Mease Dr.
Suite 305
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Phone: (727) 796-4166

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What Patients Are Saying

“What a great doctor! Attentive, caring and he explores and explains and treatments and procedures. Many thanks, Dr Jacob.”
- mpheasant2000’s 2021 Google Review

“Dr. Jacob was very professional in explaining the procedure. He also answered all of my questions. Would highly recommend to anyone.”
- Anonymous’ 2020 Patient Survey Comment

“Dr. Jacob is a caring medical professional who ensures that you completely understand your health and that you are completely prepared for any medical procedure he is performing.”
- Metterle’s 2020 Google Review

“I left my visit feeling very well informed and unexpectedly surprised at how comfortable I felt for the initial meeting of a new doctor. Dr. Jacob, made me feel totally at ease, considering the subject matter. It is a great feeling to leave your doctor’s office feel comfortable and confident in the choice I've made for my new doctor.”
Anonymous’ 2020 Patient Survey Comment