SOMC Radiologist Receives CertificationPosted on December 2, 2010
Norman Jacobs, M.D., M.S., diagnostic radiologist and neuroradiologist at Southern Ohio Medical Center, recently achieved board certification in cardiovascular computer tomography offered by the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CBCCT). The CBCCT is a not-for-profit corporation established for physicians to document their skills and knowledge in the field of cardiovascular computed tomography. The mission of the CBCCT is to promote and enhance patient care by defining the domain of cardiovascular computed tomography and identifying the requisite knowledge and skills for quality practice through a certification program that fosters excellence and encourages continual learning. Dr. Jacobs is one of only 1,506 physicians, nationwide, to have received this certification. Dr. Jacobs received his medical degree from Temple University Medical School and completed his training at Duke University Medical Center and Georgetown University Medical Center. He has been in practice as a radiologist in the Portsmouth area for the past 25 years.