Dr Tarryn Jacobs
FC DERM (SA) Cum Laude
MMed (Derm) (Pret) Cum Laude
MP No: 0698814
Dr Tarryn Jacobs spent most of her schooling years at St. Mary’s DSG in Pretoria. She completed her undergraduate MBChB medical degree at the University of Pretoria in 2008. Dr Jacobs obtained further experience in general and emergency medicine at Tshwane District and Steve Biko Academic Hospital.
Dr Jacobs completed her registrar training at the University of Pretoria, qualifying as a specialist dermatologist and obtaining the Fellowship of the College of Dermatology as well as her MMed with Cum Laude. Dr Tarryn Jacobs was honoured to receive the prestigious Peter-Gordon-Smith Award in recognition of academic excellence in the Fellowship examination of the College of Dermatologists of South Africa. She completed her MMED research looking at the quality of life of patients with blistering diseases, and was awarded the second prize at the Dermatology for Africa Conference in 2018.
I consider providing dermatological care a privilege and strive to deliver patient- centred care. I enjoy a collaborative relationship with my patients- one where they are free to ask questions and no concern is too small to discuss. I believe in the power of prevention and I’m passionate about healthy skin, so I use each visit as an opportunity to teach and empower my patients.
Although I take pride in a very active professional life my greatest joy comes from my family. I love spending time with my husband, a local cardiologist, Dr Bradley Brits and our daughter. A dancer since early childhood to this day, I truly believe in having a healthy and active lifestyle outside work.