Highland Medical, OBS-GYN of Rockland (Nyack)
258 High Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
Jonathan J. Jakus, MD
Jonathan J. Jakus, MD, ABOG is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist. For over 40 years he has served the Rockland County Community as the primary physician of his private practice, Hudson Center for Women’s Health. Since joining Highland Medical, he continues to inspire trust and confidence by providing comprehensive care to his patients.
Dr. Jakus received his medical degree from Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest, Hungary and graduated Summa Cum Laude. He completed his internship in general surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He was a resident and administrative chief resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Luke’s Women’s Hospital of Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Jakus was instrumental to the establishment of the first modern collaborative Midwifery Practice in Nyack. Since then it has become the largest of its kind in the Hudson Valley, assisting in the delivery of close to 1000 babies a year at the state of the art Maternity Department of Montefiore Nyack Hospital.
Dr. Jakus is a senior attending, past Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Medical Director of the Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. He has held appointments at Columbia University and Touro Medical College teaching medical students and residents in the art of obstetrics and gynecology. As the first one at Nyack Hospital to perform minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, he developed a microinvasive laparoscopic tubal sterilization procedure.
He enjoys traveling with his wife, playing tennis with friends, skiing with family and spending time with his grandchildren.