Jacob M. Feagans, MD
Dr. Jacob M. Feagans is a physician at Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology. He earned his medical degree at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Ga. He completed an internal medicine internship and residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, La., and a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Miami and Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Fla. Dr. Feagans is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Feagans serves as a governing body representative for Hattiesburg Clinic’s Ambulatory Surgery Center. He helps oversee ASC policy and operations to ensure an optimal experience for patients and physicians.
Dr. Feagans is especially interested in colon cancer prevention. He also treats patients for a range of gastrointestinal diseases, among which are acid reflux (GERD), trouble swallowing (dysphagia), celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), chronic liver disease, and pancreatic and biliary disorders. Additionally, he is trained in advanced endoscopic techniques, including ERCP, esophageal pH monitoring and resection of complex polyps. He also has significant experience with capsule endoscopy (PillCamTM) and remote motility testing (SmartPillTM).
Dr. Feagans conducts ongoing research with machine learning technology in order to improve liver transplant survival and organ allocation. His hope is for this technology to be used by Hattiesburg Clinic patients in order to deliver the latest medical advances right here in Hattiesburg.
Dr. Feagans and his wife, Mary, reside in Hattiesburg with their two children. When Dr. Feagans is not caring for patients, he enjoys restoring cars, spending time with family and exploring the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
“Every day, I try to make my patients feel like they’re getting the best care right at home. I make efforts to see every patient on time, and the result is an improved doctor-patient relationship that benefits us both.” – Jacob Feagans, MD
Hattiesburg Clinic Gastroenterology offers clinical services to evaluate diseases of the intestinal tract, liver and pancreas, including esophageal disease, peptic ulcer disease, gallstone disease, pancreatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, hepatitis and cirrhosis.