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Practice Philosophy

"I believe in practicing patient and family-centered, evidence-based medicine. Our multidisciplinary team is essential for providing the best care to children, and our patients' families are a critical part of this team."

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 - Graduated with Distinction - George Washington University School of Medicine
  • 2015 - Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Dr. Saul Jacob joined Valley Children’s as a hospitalist in 2018.
Throughout his training, Dr. Jacob has exercised his passion for global health through a project related to adolescent sexual health in Ecuador, the development and training of staff using pediatric emergency pathways in India and by providing training assistance to health workers in newborn and maternal resuscitation in Nepal. He has also been published in peer reviewed journals such as Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology in regard to infection control practices in low and middle-income countries.
Dr. Saul Jacob earned his medical degree from George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2015 and completed his residency in pediatrics from the University of Utah in 2018.

Medical Education

  • Medical SchoolGeorge Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC
  • ResidencyPediatrics - University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT


Interest in global health

Weinshel K, Dramowski A, Hajdu A, Jacob S, Khanal B, Zoltán, M, Mougkou K, Phukan C, Staneloni M, Singh N. Gap Analysis of Infection Control Practices in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015. 36:1208-1214.

Jacob S, Malhotra R, Bjella K, Chambers A, Sherpa A, Levy D, Fassl B. Assessing Opportunities for Improved Maternal-Newborn Health in Solukhumbu, Nepal. (Oral Presentation/Abstract, Western Medical Research Conference, 2018).

Additional Information

  • Has volunteered with an NGO intermittently at the US-Mexico border to provide medical care to asylum seekers since 2021