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Dr Jonathan Edward Jacob

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  • Consultant, Division of Advanced Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Alexandra Hospital
  • Consultant, FAST Programme (Get Better), Alexandra Hospital
  • Consultant, Division of Advanced Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


MBBS (Singapore), MRCP (UK), MMed (Internal Medicine)


Internal Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Advanced Internal Medicine

Special Interests:

Hospital At Home, Healthcare Systems & Telemedicine, Medical Education


Adj Asst/Prof Jonathan Jacob is a Consultant at Alexandra Hospital (AH) and National University Hospital (NUH). He graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in 2015 and completed his specialty training in Advanced Internal Medicine (AIM) in 2020.

He has an interest in Medical Education, and is the Head of the Junior Doctor Management Committee at Alexandra Hospital. He is also a Core Faculty member of the NUHS AIM Senior Residency programme, the Associate Programme Director of the AH Hospital Clinician Programme (Medicine), and the Phase II Clinical Examination (MSE) Lead at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Adj Asst/Prof Jacob is also the Training & Education lead of the pioneering NUHS@Home programme, one of the few Hospital at Home programmes in Singapore. Established in 2020, the programme provides patients with hospital-level care from the comfort of their own homes, and helped to care for more than 1500 patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • 2021 - NUHS Teaching Excellence Award (Medical)
  • 2015 - NUS YLLSOM Gordon Arthur Ransome Prize in Internal Medicine

Journals & Publications

1. J Jacob, WQ Chng, D Teo. Looking Beyond Numbers: Lithium Toxicity Within Therapeutic Levels. American Journal of Medicine 2020; 133(4): 155-156. [IF - 4.97]
2. J Jacob, YY Liow, D Teo. Approach to Bilateral Lower Limb Oedema. Singapore Medical Journal 2023; 64(7): 444-448. [IF - 3.33]
3. Ko SQ, Kumar SK, J Jacob et al. Technology-Enabled Virtual Ward for COVID Management of the Elderly and Immunocompromised in Singapore: A Descriptive Cohort. BMC Infectious Diseases 2023; 23, 102. [IF - 3.67]

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom

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  • Jurong Community Hospital
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  • National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
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  • Faculty of Dentistry
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