Jon Jacobson, MD

Jon Jacobson, MD

Professor, Radiology
Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology
Michigan Medicine
Taubman Center
1500 E. Medical Center Dr., 2910L
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5326

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Jon A. Jacobson, MD is a Professor of Radiology and Director of the Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology in the Department of Radiology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Jacobson is a board-certified musculoskeletal radiologist whose research interests include musculoskeletal ultrasound and MRI. His academic achievements include over 250 peer-reviewed publications and many invited national and international lectures or workshops. Dr. Jacobson has been a visiting professor on 43 occasions, is active in various medical societies, reviews for several journals, and has received numerous teaching and mentoring awards. Dr. Jacobson is the author of the textbook “Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound,” which is now in its third edition. Dr. Jacobson’s curriculum vitae and information about his global outreach efforts in Uganda can be found at

Areas of Interest

Musculoskeletal sonography and magnetic resonance imaging.


Medical School

  • Wayne State University, 1991


  • Henry Ford Hospital, Radiology, MI, 1995


  • Musculoskeletal Radiology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, 1996

Board Certification

  • Diagnostic Radiology