Indy Gastro | Colonoscopy, rectal bleeding, diarrhea, constipation, endoscopy

James A. Jacob, MD

james-jacob-mdToledo, Ohio native, Dr. James A. Jacob is a member of the Board of Managers at the Mooresville Endoscopy Center and the Executive Committee at Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  




Dr. Jacob’s career is distinguished by his passion for quality healthcare through a number of leadership roles.  He is the past President of Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology and a former Vice Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at Community Hospital South also serving as the Chairman of the department’s Quality Assurance Committee.  During Dr. Jacob’s presidency, IGH increased its clinical presence in Shelbyville from two to five days per week and expanded its clinical and research partnership with Community Hospital South improving healthcare access for south side patients.   

Dr. Jacob graduated Cum Laude from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, then attended the Ohio State University College of Medicine.  He completed his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center and Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.  He joined Indianapolis Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 1994.

Dr. Jacob is a member of the Indianapolis Medical Society, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy.  He enjoys an active family life sharing his love of sports with his wife and three children.    


Cum Laude Miami University

Team Gastroenterologist
Indiana Pacers

Top Docs 2014, 2015


Education & Training

Miami University in Oxford, Ohio 1985

Medical Degree from the Ohio State College of Medicine in 1989

Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center in 1992

Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Indiana University Medical Center 1994



Board Certifications


Patient Reviews

James A. Jacob, MD -Family member treated in past -Having been a patient there myself, I referred my husband to your care as well. Both of us have received excellent care. Nurses are warm, professional and knowledgeable. With the exception of the parking (which you have no control over) the entire experience was extremely good.

I know most of the doctors and many of the staff and find them all caring and professional



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