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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Glenn Jakobsen is the founder and medical director of North Shore Medical Rehabilitation. He attended New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated with honors. Completing an internal medicine focused clinical internship at St. Barnabas Hospital, he was named Intern of the Year from among the 24 doctors in training. Dr. Jakobsen performed his specialty training at NYU Medical Center’s Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine, consistently ranked among the world’s best. During his residency, he was honored when chosen from among 36 doctors to serve as Chief Resident , responsible for schedules, patient admissions, and the education lectures provided during the program. Dr. Jakobsen trained extensively in all aspects of musculoskeletal care, closed head injury and coma, spinal cord injury, electrodiagnostics, neuromuscular diseases, rheumatic diseases, pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation, organ transplant recipients, muscular dystrophies, amputations, prosthetics, congenital malformations, car/work accidents, and sports injuries. Following his residency training, Dr. Jakobsen began practicing rehabilitation medicine in 1996, creating a multidisciplinary team in Forest Hills Queens which included physical therapy and chiropractic. Intrigued by its potential, Dr. Jakobsen also studied medical acupuncture under Dr. Joseph Helms of the Helms Institute, UCLA. North Shore Medical Rehabilitation's team of Board Certified specialists all bring decades of experience and are up to date on the latest advances in this fast moving field. To better serve the diverse communities of Queens, North Shore Medical opened in two locations; Woodside in the north, and Richmond Hills in the south. Dr. Jakobsen has devoted his professional career to providing a holistic approach to outpatients suffering from pain and disability. He and the entire staff are committed to creating a warm, friendly environment and personalized care.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Jacobsen had left by the time of my visit, however, someone else was available and it really helped me.
His office staff were very friendly. He was helpful with my complaint and offered therapy services to help me with additional pain relief. The PT was great! Very great experience overall!
Very friendly and makes his patient feels comfortable. He readily shares his knowledge. Will recommend him to friends.
Visit was quick and easy. I was taken in right away. The doctor and everyone else I saw was excellent. I felt calm and confident in the course of treatment suggested.
a HORRIBLE place. Is a workers compensation place not suit for individual consultations
He's cheerful, upbeat and easy going and he got me on physical therapy immediately. And I got the appointment the day before!
He was very personable and professional.