Plastic surgeons perform a wide variety of surgeries that can restore or correct the form and function of the human body, which can be either cosmetic or reconstructive in nature. Dr. Jacobs is able to correct abnormalities of the body that may be causing adverse health effects, or perform surgeries to correct malformations caused by birth defects, trauma, tumors or disease. He also performs elective surgeries, which patients undergo to improve the aesthetic appearance of a certain body part.
Dr. Robert Jacobs specializes in reconstructing damaged or ill-functioning bones and joints. Issues may be the result of congenital disorders, infections, degenerative diseases, or serious injuries. The ultimate goal is to return patients to full or near-full function as quickly as possible. Surgical treatments are usually performed after non-surgical or minimally-invasive treatments have been ruled out or failed.