Alan Jacobs, MD

Alan Jacobs, MD

Neurology New York, NY

Assistant Professor of Neurology, SUNY/Downstate Medical Center

Office Address

  • 120 E 56th St
    Suite 1040
    New York, NY 10022
    Phone: (212) 888-0002
    Fax: (212) 888-1899

Alan Jacobs, MD

Neurology New York, NY

Assistant Professor of Neurology, SUNY/Downstate Medical Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: General Neurology
  • Clinical Interests: Behavioral health; Behavioral Neurology; Memory Disorders and Neuroendocrinology

Education & Training

  • Beth Israel Hospital
  • Beth Israel Hospital
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
  • Columbia-Presbyterian Med Ctr
  • Duke University School of MedicineDuke University School of Medicine
  • Duke University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1990 - 2016
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology, 1994

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Magna Cum LaudeDuke University, 1984
  • Phi Eta Zeta, Freshman Honor SocietyDuke University, 1980

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Source and function of keto elaidic acids for lungs of cotton workers.  Lynn WS, Lynn D, Sachs C, Phillips N, Jacobs A, Arch Environ Health
  • Psychiatric classification of nonconversion nonepileptic seizures[Letter].  Jacobs AR, Herzog AG, Arch Neurol
  • Apolipoprotein E4 is associated with chronic traumatic brain injury in boxing.  Jordan B, Relkin N, Ravdin L, Jacobs A, JAMA


  • Cholinergic innervation of the lateral geniculate nucleus: Projections to other thalamic and midbrain structures in tree shrew. Jacobs A, Fitzpatrick D, Raczkowski D, Diamond IT, Society for Neurosciences, e.g. San Mateo
  • Hormonally responsive anxiety and maladaptive behavioral disorders in men and women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Jacobs AR, Coleman AE, Herzog AG, J Neuropsych and Clin Neurosciences, e.g. San Mateo
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Presentation as nonepileptic seizures. Herzog AG, Jacobs AR, American Epilepsy Society, e.g. San Mateo


  • “Clinical Issues in Neuroendocrinology”. Grand Rounds in Neurology
  • Grand Rounds in Neurology. University of Vermont Medical Center
  • Behavioral Neurology Unit Rounds. Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA

Research History

  • A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial of Simvastatin to Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s disease.2002 - Present
    Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. PI, Mary Sano, PhD
  • The Effects of Hormone Replacement on Menopausal Women with Epilepsy.2000 - 2003
    NIH Co-investigator. PI, Cynthia L. Harden, MD
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Trial with Estrogens.1999 - 2002
    NIH, NIA Co-investigator. PI, Mary Sano, PhD

Other Languages

  • Spanish


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