About Charity Jacobs


Dr. Charity Jacobs is a Missouri native who is happy to return to her state after completing training in New England and New York City. She considers adult reconstruction the best subspecialty of orthopedics. Her fellowship in total hip and total knee replacements allows her to troubleshoot and revise problematic total joints, providing patients with optimal function of their total joint replacement.

In her free time, Dr. Jacobs enjoys scuba diving and downhill skiing. She also is a huge fan of the Mizzou football Tigers and looks forward to being in the stands to cheer them on.




Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery





  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • 2012, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, MD
  • 2016, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, MS
  • 2004, University of Missouri Columbia, BS


  • 2018, Orthopedic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center


  • NYU Langone Medical Center/Insall Scott Kelly Institute

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Office Locations

Southeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

1723 Broadway, Suite 315
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701    Maps & Directions
Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Millions of Americans suffer from pain and stiffness in their hips, mostly caused by joint inflammation. But you don’t have to live with this debilitating pain. SoutheastHEALTH orthopedic surgeon Dr. Charity Jacobs shares treatment options that will get you back to living the life you love.