Dr. Jacoub is currently the medical director of OC Blood & Cancer Care as well as the director for the Thoracic Oncology Program at the Memorial Cancer Institute and an assistant clinical professor at UCI.
He did his undergraduate studies at the UCI followed by completion of his medical education at RU School of Medicine in 1998. Thereafter he did his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Nevada where he was selected to serve as the Chief Medical Resident for an additional academic year. His specialty training was completed at the George Washington University, School of Medicine and Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, both in Washington, D.C. and the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. He was selected the resident of the year as well as the clinical fellow of the year at his respective training programs. He was also inducted to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society.
Dr. Jacoub has received several awards in clinical research and has been published. He is or has been a principal investigator or sub-investigator for numerous oncology clinical trials and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology.
He has a particular interest in lung and breast cancer but also intestinal cancer, lymphoma, leukemia, gynecologic cancer, genitourinary cancer and blood clotting disorders.
He is originally from New York but has called Southern California home for nearly 30 years. During his free time (which is not often) he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, scuba-diving, riding his motorcycle and playing sports.
This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.
- Oncology & Hematology
- Internal Medicine