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Northeast Philadelphia Native Known for Geriatric Medicine Specialty 

Joby Jacob, MD

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 12, 2023)Roosevelt Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in northeast Philadelphia has appointed Joby Jacob, MD, as its medical director. Located at 7800 Bustleton Ave., the 240-bed skilled nursing facility provides post-hospital care, short-term rehab and long-term residential care.  

A northeast Philadelphia native, Dr. Jacob is affiliated with First Docs, an independent physician-owned practice. His specialties include geriatric medicine, hospitalist medicine and preventative care. 

“Dr. Jacob is passionate about serving his hometown community,” said Danielle Koons, senior regional director of market development for Marquis Health Consulting Services, which supports Roosevelt. “He is well respected in the region for his expertise in geriatrics and internal medicine as well as his personalized approach to care. Roosevelt is fortunate to have him in this leadership role.” 

Dr. Jacob earned his medical degree from American Medical University. He completed his internal medicine residency training at Nazareth Hospital in Philadelphia. 

“Roosevelt has a well-established reputation for progressive skilled nursing services,” said Dr. Jacob. “I look forward to working with everyone on the facility’s talented team in our shared commitment to provide for the best possible outcomes for all those in our care.”  

Roosevelt is undergoing a multi-million-dollar renovation and modernization, which includes an expansive, state-of-the-art rehab therapy gym. More information on the skilled nursing facility and its programming can be found at   

Brick, N.J-based Marquis Health Consulting Services provides administrative and consulting services to skilled nursing facilities and senior housing communities along the Eastern Seaboard. The organization’s operational guidance enables its client facilities to overachieve their quality and customer service goals by embracing a progressive, multi-specialty approach to healthcare.      


Roosevelt Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center     
7800 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19152        

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