Susan Jacob, BSN, FNP, MSN-FNP

Academic Appointments

  • Nurse Practitioner
Susan Jacob, BSN, FNP, MSN-FNP

Susan Jacob is a Nurse Practitioner with the Division of Child Neurology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She completed her under graduate degree in nursing at Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. She has gained international nursing and cultural knowledge from India and Saudi Arabia (Saudi Aramco) before she joined as a registered nurse in Children's Hospital of New York at NewYork-Presbyterian NYP/Columbia University Medical Center. While working, she has completed her Masters of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Columbia School of Nursing. She started working in the Child Neurology Division since 2005.

Board Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology

Languages Spoken

(in addition to English)

  • Malayalam
  • Hindi
  • Arabic

Education and Training

  • BSN, Christian Medical College (Vellore, India)
  • MS, FNP-BC, 2004 Nursing, Columbia University School of Nursing

Centers / Institutes / Programs

  • Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (Adult and Pediatric)


I. Akman CI, Montenegro MA, Jacob S, Eck K, McBrian D, Chiriboga CA, Patterson MC. Subclinical seizures in children diagnosed with localization-related epilepsy: clinical and EEG characteristics. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 sep; Epub 2009 Jul 25.PMID: 19632903

2. Akman CI, Montenegro MA, Jacob S, Eck K, Chiriboga C, Gilliam F. Seizure frequency in children with epilepsy: factors influencing accuracy and parental awareness. Seizure. 2009 Epub 2009 Jul 9.PMID: 19592270