Cardiologist joins the medical staff at Martin General Hospital

Published 5:23 pm Monday, September 3, 2018

From Martin General Hospital

WILLIAMSTON — Cardiologist Jose Jacob, MD, FACP, FACC has joined the medical staff of Martin General Hospital and will lead the Williamston Heart & Vascular clinic. A longtime resident of eastern North Carolina, Jacob has nearly 20 years of experience in invasive cardiology with focus areas in interventional and invasive cardiology.

He is fully credentialed to provide treatments including invasive cardiology, diagnostic cardiac catheterization, Pacemaker implantation, nuclear cardiology procedures, angiograms, stent placement, echocardiograms and pulmonary angiograms. Jacob will also provide congestive heart failure clinics and Pacemaker clinics.

Jacob is board certified in adult cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He completed his medical training at St. John’s National Academy of Internal Medicine in Karnataka, India. He completed his residency at Coney Island Hospital Department of Internal Medicine in Brooklyn, New York, and his cardiology fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital Division of Cardiology in New York, New York.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Jacob to our medical staff and to Williamston Heart & Vascular. His addition to our team means that our community now has local, convenient access to the specialty services of a full-time cardiologist,” said Joan L. White-Wagoner, CEO of Martin General Hospital. “We are delighted to partner with such an experienced physician to bring interventional cardiology care back to Martin County and the surrounding area.”

Williamston Heart & Vascular, where Jacob will see patients, provides high quality preventive, medical management, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular conditions, diseases and disorders.

Jacob will maintain office hours Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. He is currently accepting new patients. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 252-809-6464.