Dr. Karen Jacks, MD - Las Vegas, NV - Medical Oncology
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Dr. Karen Jacks, MD

Medical Oncology

(702) 952-1251

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

9280 W Sunset Rd Ste 100 Las Vegas , NV 89148

Get to Know Dr. Karen Jacks, MD

Accepting Patients



20 Years

Care Philosophy

I care for each patient as a special individual as I would treat members of my own family.


Insurances Carriers Accepted

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Dr. Karen Jacks, MD's Experience

Medical Oncology



Clinical Research

Board Certifications

Procedures Performed

Conditions Treated

Awards and Recognitions

In My Own Words

EDUCATION Karen S. Jacks, MD, completed her undergraduate studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned her medical degree at Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. She completed her internal medicine residency at the Vidant Medical Center, formerly University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina, where she served as Chief Medical Resident and Clinical Assistant Professor. She completed her hematology/medical oncology fellowship at Vidant Medical Center and Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST Treats all cancer and serious blood disorders with a special interest in breast cancer and other female cancers. EXPERIENCE Dr. Jacks is a medical oncologist and hematologist at Comprehensive Cancer Centers who is focused on staying up-to-date with the latest in cancer treatments and research. She has participated in several research studies as principal investigator or co-principal investigator. Prior to joining Comprehensive, Dr. Jacks worked at UC San Diego Nevada Cancer Institute and Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI), where she focused on breast cancer and other female cancers and served as Assistant Professor for Medical Oncology. Dr. Jacks also served as Co-Chair for the Cancer Control Committee and member of the Blood Utilization Committee at University Medical Center (UMC). She previously served as an oncology fellowship preceptor, Medical Director of Oncology Services at UMC, and as the oncology rotation residency coordinator at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Dr. Jacks has published numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations. She received the Eugene Furth, MD Award for Most Outstanding Senior Resident and the Sir Williams Osler Award for Best Senior Resident in Cardiology. She has been recognized as a Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine and Top Doctor by VEGAS INC, Greenspun Media Group. She has received awards for On-Time Physician, Compassionate Doctor and Patients' Choice from Vitals as well as the Five Star Physician award by CareDash. PERSONAL Dr. Jacks is a native of North Carolina. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and sewing. BOARD CERTIFIED Internal Medicine Medical Oncology Hematology MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS Alpha Omega Alpha American Society of Clinical Oncology American Medical Association Clark County Medical Society

Dr. Karen Jacks, MD's Locations

Accepting New Patients


Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

9280 W Sunset Rd Ste 100, Las Vegas, NV 89148

(702) 952-1251 Fax: (702) 952-1241
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