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Sincer K. Jacob, MMS, PA-C, RRT

Sincer K. Jacob

“Sincer joined Dr. Brian Forsythe’s team in November of 2015 from the University of Chicago where he specialized in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation. Now as a member of the sports medicine team he assists Dr. Brian Forsythe in seeing patients within the clinic setting and providing surgical assistance in the operating room. He aids in formulating diagnoses, and treatment plans. He also provides patients with preoperative and postoperative education.

In addition to his clinical and surgical responsibilities, Sincer is involved in providing lectures for medical education in the fields of cardiopulmonary medicine and sports medicine. He is also involved in research. Sincer provides sports medicine coverage and his experience allows him to assist in returning patients and athletes to their highest level of activity and competition.

Sincer was born in Chicago, but grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is married to his wife Tara, and he loves their English Bulldog, Hulk.”

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Obtains medical histories
  • Performs physical examinations
  • Orders and interprets laboratory tests and imaging studies
  • Formulates diagnoses and treatment plans
  • Administers injections
  • Performs musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Provides surgical assistance in the operating room
  • Performs surgical procedures and wound care checks
  • Provides preoperative and postoperative education
  • Triages patient phone calls and writes prescriptions

Education:

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

  • Master of Medical Science, 2013

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

  • Bachelor of Science, Allied Medical Professionals, 2009

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Accelerated programs: Physics and Chemistry, 2006-2007

Professional Certifications and Licenses:

  • Certified Physician Assistant, NCCPA
  • Physician Assistant, Indiana and Illinois
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, AHA
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support, AHA
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist, NBRC

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American Association for Respiratory Care

Sincer has office hours at the following locations: