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Stephen C. Jacobs

Stephen C. Jacobs M.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Surgery
Location: UMMC, S8D18
Phone: (410) 328-5544
Fax: (410) 328-0595

Personal History:

Stanford University, B.A., 1967

Case Western Reserve Unversity, M.D., 1971

University of California, San Diego, Surgery, 1971-1975

Harvard University, Urology 1975-1977

Medical College of Wisconsin, 1977-1989

University of Maryland, Chief of Urology, 1989-2002

Research Interests:

Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

Prostate cancer

Clinical Speciality:



Glassman, DT, Chon, JK, Borkowski, A, Jacobs, SC, Kyprianou, N: Combined effect of terazosin and finasteride on apoptosis, cell proliferation, and transforming growth factor-B expression in benign prostatic hyperplasia. Prostate 46:45-51,2001.
Keledjian, K, Borkowski, A, Kim, G, Isaacs, JT, Jacobs, SC, Kyprianou, N: Reduction of human tumor vascularity by alpha 1-adrenoreceptor antagonist terazosin. Prostate 48:71-78, 2001.

Jacobs, SC, Cho, E: Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy - why not? Arch Esp Urol 55:714-720, 2002.

Schweitzer, EJ, Wilson, J, Jacobs, S, Machan, CH, Philosophe, B, Farney, A, Colonna, J, Jarrell, B, Bartlett, ST: Increased rates of donation with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Ann Surg 232:392-400, 2000.

Jacobs, SC: Editorial comment on Ruiz-Deya "Open donor, laparoscopic donor and hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: analysis of outcomes". J. Urol. 166:1270-1274, 2001.

Kusek, JW, Ahrens, A, Burrows, PK, Clarke, HS, Foster, HE, Hanson, K, Jacobs, SC, Kirkemo, A, O'Berry, K,  Pavlik, V: Recruitment for a clinical trial of drug treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Urology 59:63-67, 2001.

Swartz, DE, Cho, E, Flowers, JL, Dunkin, BJ, Ramey, JR, Bartlett, ST, Jarrell, B, Jacobs, SC: Laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy: technique and comparison to left nephrectomy. Surg Endosc 15:1390-1394, 2001.

Cho, E, Dunkin, Turner, JA, BJ, Jacobs, SC, Flowers, JL: Analysis and avoidance of complications of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy. Surg Endosc (In press).

DiBiase, SJ, Hosseinzadeh, K, Gullipalli, R, Jacobs, SC, Naslund, MJ, Sklar, G, Alexander, RA, Yu, C: Magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging-guided brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys 52:429-438,2002.

DiBiase, SB, Jacobs, SC: "Does radiation therapy really work for prostate ca?" Handbook of Prostate Cancer: Biology, Epidemiology, and Therapeutic Modalities (Godec,C, Mydlo,J, eds) London: Academic Press, 2002. Ch.40.

DiBiase, SB, Jacobs, SC: "Brachytherapy for prostate cancer" Handbook of Prostate Cancer: Biology, Epidemiology, and Therapeutic Modalities (Godec,C, Mydlo,J, eds) London: Academic Press, 2002. Ch. 43.

Jacobs, SC, Bartlett, ST: Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. ACS Surgery:Prinicples & Practice 2003 (Wilmore, DW, Cheung, LY, Harken, AH, Holcroft, JW, Meakins, JL, Soper, NJ,eds) New York:WebMD, Inc, 2003. Ch. 28, pp 984-994.  Internet version, 2002.

Kwok, Y, DiBiase, SJ, Amin, PP, Naslund, M,  Sklar, G, Jacobs, SC: Risk group stratification in patients undergoing permanent I-125 prostate brachytherapy as monotherapy. Int J Rad Oncol Biol Phys 53:588-594, 2002.

Sun, Y, MaLossi, J, Jacobs, SC, Chai, TC: Effect of doxazosin on stretch-activated adenosine triphosphate release in bladder urothelial cells from patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Urology 60:351-356, 2002.

Del Pizzo, JJ, Jacobs, SC, Bishoff, JT, Jarrett, TW: Pleural injury during laparoscopic renal surgery: early recognition and management. J. Urol 169:41-44, 2002.

Glassman, DT, Jacobs, SC: Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy In Glenns Urologic Surgery, Graham, S.D., Jr., ed (Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004) pp 940-945.

Atiemo, H, Glassman, DT, Silverberg, S, Jacobs, SC, Sklar, GN: Xanthogranulomatous adrenalitis. J. Urol. 170:177, 2003.

Buzdon, MM, Cho, E, Jacobs, SC, Jarrell, B, Flowers, JL: Warm ischemia time does not correlate with recipient graft function in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Surg Endosc 17:746, 2003

McConnell, JD, Andriole, GL, Jr., Bautista, O., Dixon, CM, Kusek, JW , Lepor, H, McVary, KT, Nyberg, LM, Jr., Roehrborn, CG, Clarke, HS, Crawford, ED, Diokno, A, Foley, J, Foster, HE, Jacobs, SC, Kaplan, SA, Kreder, KJ, Lieber, M, Lucia, S, Menon, M, Milam, DF, Ramsdell, JW, Schenkman, NS, Slawin, KW, Smith, JW for the Medical Therapy of Prostate Symptoms (MTOPS) Research Group: The Long-term Effects of Doxazosin, Finasteride and the Combination on the Clinical Progression of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. New Engl J Med 349:2387-2398, 2003.

Jacobs, SC, Sklar, GN: Suprapubic extraction site for laparoscopic renal surgery. Contemporary Urology 17: 10-13, 2005.

Jacobs, SC, Cho, E, Foster, C, Liao, P, Bartlett, ST: Laparoscopic donor  nephrectomy: the University of Maryland 6 year experience. J. Urol. 171:47-51, 2004.

Jacobs, SC: Laparoscopic nephrectomy for kidney transplantation. Proc Middle East Medical Assembly 34:20-24,1999.

Liao, P, Jacobs, SC: Laparoscopy in the obese. In Laparoscopic urologic surgery in malignancies. (De La Rosette, J, Gill, IS, eds) Springer-Verlag  2004, pp237-245.

Jacobs, SC, Ramey, JR, Sklar, GN, Bartlett, SB: Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy from patients over the age of sixty. J. Am Coll. Surg 198:892-897, 2004.

Jacobs, SC: Editorial :Laparoscopic versus open donor nephrectomy: ureteral complications in recipients, Urology 63:39-40, 2004.

Phelan, M, and Jacobs, SC: "Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: Current  Status" in Textbook of Laparoscopic Urology (Gill, IS, ed.) New York:Marcel Dekker, 2006. Chapter 30 (in press).

Foster, C, Borody, P, Jacobs, SC: Non-elective Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Can Be Done Safely. Curr Surg 62:103-105, 2005.

Jacobs, SC, Sklar, GN, Bartlett, ST: Renal transplantation using older living donors. Am. J. Urol. Rev (In press, 2004).

Jacobs, SC: Editorial: Future of Laparoscopy. J. Urol. 172:2127, 2004.

Jacobs, SC, Kandzari, SJ, Preminger, GM, Roehrborn, C, Soloway, MS:
Urology Board Review Study Guide. Am J. Urol. Rev. 3 Suppl 1: 1-16,  2005.

Jacobs, SC, Pitroff, L, Jarrell, B: Department of Surgery: University of Maryland School of Medicine. Arch. Surg. 141:233-234, 2005.

Sutton, MT, Yingling, M, Vyax, A, Atiemo, H, Borkowski, A, Jacobs, SC, Kyprianou, N: Finasteride targets prostate vascularity by inducing apoptosis and inhibiting cell adhesion of benign and malignant prostate epithelial cells. Prostate (In Press) 2006.

Jacobs, SC: Editorial:Laparoscopic versus open donor nephrectomy: ureteral complications in recipients, Urology 63: 36-39,2004.

Jacobs, SC: Editorial: Techniques to optimize vascular control during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Urology 61:93-97, 2003

Holton, MA, Van Zijl, SP, Oberle, WT, Jacobs, SC, Sklar, GN: Complete Urinary Tract Extirpation: The University of Maryland Experience. Urology 68:65-69, 2006.

Shimko, M.S., Jacobs, S.C, Phelan, M.J.:Renal metastasis of melanoma with unknown primary. Urology 2007 (In press).

Jacobs, S.C.: Editorial: Ligation of the IVC. J. Urol (in press Aug 2007).