UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Jacobs, Philip M.

School of Medicine
(210) 567-5125

Philip M. Jacobs MD is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who is also Fellowship trained in both Sports Medicine and Shoulder surgery. He has been in private practice in San Antonio for the past 18 years, with a patient population including professional athletes, college athletes, high school athletes, and weekend warriors. Currently, he is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries, sports related or not, to the knee and shoulder. Dr Jacobs performs arthroscopic surgeries to both the knee and shoulder, as well as joint replacement surgery for both the knee and shoulder.

Dr. Jacobs is an active member of the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) and the AOSSM (American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine). Locally he is a member of the Bexar County Medical Society and Texas Orthopaedic Society.

Dr. Jacobs is currently the team physician for multiple high schools and a consulting surgeon to two local universities. He is also a consultant surgeon for the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). He has served as a team physician in the past for the San Antonio Spurs (NBA basketball), San Antonio Scorpions (NASL soccer), San Antonio Talons (Arena football), San Antonio Rampage (AHL hockey), San Antonio Dragons (IHL hockey), and the San Antonio Iguanas(CHL hockey).

Dr Jacobs has also been involved in product development for Orthopaedics. He was the principal design surgeon for the ReUnion Fracture stem for Stryker Orthopaedics. He also served as a design surgeon team member for the Stryker ReUnion primary total shoulder arthroplasty, Stryker ReUnion reverse shoulder arthroplasty, and the new Stryker ReUnion fracture stem. He has also served as a consultant surgeon to multiple other Orthopaedic companies for new and innovative product development.

Dr Jacobs is available to see any patient for sports related and/or non-sports related injuries, with an emphasis on the knee and shoulder.

1/2017 - Present Assistant Professor/Clinical UT Health San Antonio, Orthopaedics, San Antonio, TX