Dr. Paul Jacob is a Board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in replacement of the hip and knee joint as well as revision hip and knee replacement. A native of Akron, OH, he began his medical career as a physical therapist. After graduating from Walsh University with a masters degree in physical therapy, he went on to become a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist. He became the director of physical therapy for Kent State University in Kent, Ohio prior to returning to medical school.
He attended medical school at Ohio University and completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Doctors Hospital and Grant Medical Center in Columbus Ohio. He went on to complete a prestigious fellowship in adult reconstruction at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic (one of the top three orthopedic hospitals in the world as ranked by US News and World Report). While at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Jacob was trained on the latest techniques in both surgical and non-surgical treatment of advanced joint disease.