Dr. Jacob H. Jordan, M.D. has been a leading provider of surgical services in Southwest Florida since 1989.
Dr. Jordan has performed over 18,000 major surgical procedures, spanning the full spectrum of general surgery and surgical oncology. Each procedure is tailored to the patient’s individual needs and desires, using the latest minimally invasive/ small incision techniques whenever possible. Dr. Jordan is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care, and has been ranked in the top 1% of surgeons nationally. He has received numerous awards for quality and superior clinical outcomes from patients, peers and national organizations. Dr. Jordan has served as Chairman of Surgery of the Naples Community Hospital System, Naples, Florida. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery since 1990, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 1991.
Education & Training
Dr. Jacob Jordan is a second generation surgeon who grew up making patient rounds with his father, a professor of surgery. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in Biology from Austin College in Sherman, Texas in 1980. Dr. Jordan attended Baylor College of Medicine, receiving a Medical Doctorate in 1984. During his undergraduate and postgraduate years, Dr. Jordan had the distinct privilege of working under renowned surgeon Dr. Michael E. DeBakey.
Dr. Jordan completed surgical internship and residency training at the University of Florida Affiliated Hospitals in Gainesville, Florida from 1984-1988. He served as Chief Resident of the University of Florida Hospital System Surgical Program from 1988-1989.
Dr. Jordan continues his education, keeping apprised of the latest surgical techniques and breakthrough innovations as an active member of several surgical societies. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the Southeastern Surgical Congress, a member of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and a member of the American Academy of Breast Surgeons.
Honors & Awards
Listed in SuperDoctors, Top 5% of Surgeons Nationally 2009-2013
Top Doctors in America 2011
America’s Top Surgeons, Consumer Research Council 2010-2011 edition; 2013 edition
Best Doctors in America 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
Ranked Top 1% of Surgeons Nationally, Press Gainey Medical 2006-2010, 2012
Physician of the Year, Naples, Florida 2005
Physician of Excellence, Naples, Florida 2005
Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical 2004
Chairman Department of Surgery, Naples Community Hospital System, 2006-2010
Vice- Chairman of Surgery, Naples Community Hospital System, 2003-2006
Chief of General Surgery Department, Naples Community Hospital System, 2003- present
General Surgical Procedures
Minimally invasive Parathyroidectomy
Laparoscopic gallbladder removal
Open and Laparoscopic Small and Large (colon) Intestine Resection
Gastric resection and Surgery for Peptic Ulcer Disease.
Surgery for Diseases of the Pancreas
Treatment of Diverticular Disease
Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Complex Hernia Repair
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Placement of Vascular Mediport for Chemotherapy