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Nisha L. Jacobs, MD

Nisha Jacobs, MD

Primary Location

Coon Rapids Clinic
11850 Blackfoot Street NW, Suite 100
Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55433
(763) 712-2100

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Philosophy of Care

A diagnosis of cancer can be particularly devastating for patients and their families, often signaling the beginning of a physical, emotional and spiritual journey. My role is to provide the most up-to-date information and access to cutting-edge cancer care – and to be a source of comfort and support to my patients and their families.

Areas of Special Interest

  • Gastrointestinal malignancies
  • Breast malignancies
  • Prostate and renal cell carcinoma
  • Benign and malignant hematology
  • Lung malignancies

Academic Honors & Professional Achievement

  • AOA
  • Poster presentations 2006, 2007, 2008 at the American College of Physicians meetings
  • Poster presentation and oral presentations at Digestive Diseases National conference, 2007
  • Several first author and co-authored publications published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer, and the American Journal of Hematology
  • Co-authored a book chapter on appetite loss and cachexia in Cancer Symptom Science
  • Development of an infective endocarditis monograph in Epocrates 


I am an animal lover, and my husband and I love spending time with our dog and two cats. I love to cook, eat, exercise (I have to, because of my previous two interests), and travel. I have a wonderful little girl.

Medical School

University of Missouri, Kansas City


Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


Oncology and Hematology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology & Hematology 


  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Medical Oncology
  • Minnesota Society of Clinical Oncology