Dr. Douglas Jacobus was born and raised in New Jersey. He completed his undergraduate studies at Seton Hall University, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He was awarded prestigious Honors Citation by the Department of Arts and Sciences for his academic achievement, graduating first in his class. He went on to attend Columbia University College of Dental Medicine where he again graduated first in his class and was awarded the Deans schlorship for academic achievement. Dr Jacobus then went on to complete a six year, dual-degree, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery residency at Rutgers University College of Dental Medicine. In addition to his training in oral and maxillofacial surgery, he completed a medical degree (MD) through Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School. Following medical school he completed an additional year of training in General Surgery.
Dr. Jacobus is extensively trained in facial trauma surgery, reconstructive facial surgery, corrective jaw surgery, dental implant surgery, and dentoalveolar surgery. He has a true passion for dental implantology, from individual dental implants to full arch, immediate load and all-on-x protocols. Additionally, Dr. Jacobus is one of the very few surgeons in the state who places zygomatic implants for the treatment of severely atrophic maxilla.
Dr. Jacobus is an active member in the community and is currently on staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife, their young son, dog, and 2 cats. As a family, they remain active with local animal rescues and continue to foster senior dogs and cats.