Cara Jacob

Cara Jacob , MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor

One Stetson Square
260 Stetson Street
Suite 2300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219-0525
Phone 513-558-4050
Fax 513-558-7015


Bachelor's Degree: Indiana University Indianapolis, IN, 2004

Medical Degree: Indiana University Indianapolis, IN, 2008

Residency: Methodist Hospital Indianapolis, IN, 2009

Residency: Methodist Hospital Indianapolis, IN, 2011 (Chief Resident)

Residency: Indiana University Indianapolis, IN, 2012 (Neurology)

Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2014 (Movement Disorders)


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 09-20-2012 )

Clinical Interests

Movement Disorders


Parkinson's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease


Balance Disorders

Bell's Palsy



Cerebellar Ataxia


Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD)




Essential Tremor (ET)

Gait Disorders

Hemifacial Spasm

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

Huntington's Disease

Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis

Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body Disease

Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)

Muscle Rigidity

Muscle Spasticity

Myoclonic Seizures

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Orthostatic Hypotension (Postural Hypotension)


Parkinson's Hypophonia (Bowing/Atrophy)

Posterior Cortical Atrophy

Prion Disease

Psychomotor Disorders

Sensory Ataxia

Serotonin Syndrome


Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA)

Spinocerebellar Degenerations

Stiff-Person Syndrome

Subacute Combined Degeneration


Tay-Sachs Disease

TDP-43 Proteinopathies

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome


Tropical Spastic Paraparesis

Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Vascular Dementia

Wernicke Encephalopathy



Research and Practice Interests


Peer Reviewed Publications

Pecina, Cara Ann (2012. ) Tick paralysis.Seminars in neurology, , 32 (5 ) ,531-2 More Information

Brownstein M.J.; Simon N.G.; Long J.D.; Yankey J.; Maibach H.T.; Cudkowicz M.; Coffey C.; Conwit R.A.; Lungu C.; Anderson K.E.; Hersch S.M.; Ecklund D.J.; Damiano E.M.; Itzkowitz D.E.; Lu S.; Chase M.K.; Shefner J.M.; McGarry A.; Thornell B.; Gladden C.; Costigan M.; O’suilleabhain P.; Marshall F.J.; Chesire A.M.; Deritis P.; Adams J.L.; Hedera P.; Lowen K.; Diana Rosas H.; Hiller A.L.; Quinn J.; Keith K.; Duker A.P.; Gruenwald C.; Molloy A.; Jacob C.; Factor S.; Sperin E.; Bega D.; Brown Z.R.; Seeberger L.C.; Sung V.W.; Benge M.; Kostyk S.K.; Daley A.M.; Perlman S.; Suski V.; Conlon P.; Barrett M.J.; Lowenhaupt S.; Quigg M.; Perlmutter J.S.; Wright B.A.; Most E.; Schwartz G.J.; Lamb J.; Chuang R.S.; Singer C.; Marder K.; Moran J.A.; Singleton J.R.; Zorn M.; Wall P.V.; Dubinsky R.M.; Gray C.; Drazinic C. (11-01-2020. ) Safety and tolerability of srx246, a vasopressin 1a antagonist, in irritable huntington’s disease pa.Journal of Clinical Medicine, , 9 (11 ) ,1-14 More Information

Wissel B.D.; Dwivedi A.K.; Merola A.; Chin D.; Jacob C.; Duker A.P.; Vaughan J.E.; Lovera L.; LaFaver K.; Levy A.; Lang A.E.; Morgante F.; Nirenberg M.J.; Stephen C.; Sharma N.; Romagnolo A.; Lopiano L.; Balint B.; Yu X.X.; Bhatia K.P.; Espay A.J. (06-01-2018. ) Functional neurological disorders in Parkinson disease.Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, , 89 (6 ) ,566-571 More Information

Obeidat A.Z.; Jacob C.; Zabeti A. (07-01-2017. ) Concurrent Dawson's Fingers and Area Postrema Lesion in a Mixed Neuroimmune Disorder.Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, , 44 (4 ) ,452-454 More Information

Jacob C.; Espay A.J.; Hagen M.C.; Duker A.P. (05-01-2016. ) Misleading Imaging and Clinical Features in Pathology-Proven Corticobasal Degeneration.Movement Disorders Clinical Practice, , 3 (3 ) ,315-317 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - One Stetson Square
260 Stetson Street
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219-0525
Phone: 513-558-4050
Fax: 513-558-7015

Practice - UCGNI
3113 Bellevue Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 513-475-8730
Fax: 513-475-8033

Practice - WCH
7700 University Drive
West Chester   Ohio, 45069
Phone: 513-475-8730