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Bret Charles Jacobs, D.O.

Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Medical Group Middletown
3100 Schoolhouse Road
Middletown, PA 17057
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-948-5180 Fax: 717-948-0488


Family Medicine Primary Care Sports Medicine

Patient Services Provided

Musculoskeletal ultrasound Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Biographical Information

Bret Jacobs, D.O. graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008.  He then completed a Family Medicine Residency at York Hospital in York, PA. After residency he completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC. Dr. Jacobs is currently an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Family and Community Medicine and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. He serves as team physician for the Harrisburg Senators Minor League Baseball team, Penn State Harrisburg, and Middletown High School. He has special interests in musculoskeletal ultrasound  and custom foot orthotics. Dr. Jacobs enjoys fly fishing, tying flies for fishing, bass fishing, golf, and soccer. Dr. Jacobs is a central Pennsylvania native, born and raised in York, PA, and he currently lives in Lancaster with his wife and dog. 

To schedule a Family Medicine appointment with Dr. Jacobs in Middletown, please see office location above.

To schedule a Primary Care Sports Medicine appointment with Dr. Jabobs in Hershey (30 Hope Drive, Entrance B), please call the Penn State Hershey Bone & Joint Institute at (717)531-5638.

Professional Education

Fellowship, Sports Medicine, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital (2012) Residency, Family Medicine, York Hospital (Pennsylvania) (2011) Internship, Family Medicine, York Hospital (Pennsylvania) (2009) D.O., Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (2008)

Academic Interests

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Instruction

Resident Education


Jacobs BC, Lee JA
Durable medical equipment: types and indications. Apr 2014
Khan MN, Jacobs BC, Ashbaugh S.
Considerations in footwear and orthotics. Oct 2013
Floranda EE, Jacobs BC
Evaluation and treatment of upper extremity nerve entrapment syndromes. Dec 2013
Jacobs BC, Draper TR, Fields KB
Shoulder pain in a high school wrestler

Honors and Awards

Excellent Teacher Award from Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine 2013-2014 Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Penn State College of Medicine 2014