Dr. Stephen C. Jacobs, a surgeon, former chief and professor of urology at the University of Maryland Medical Center — who taught even after radiation treatments for cancer robbed him of the use of his arms and hands and reduced his voice to a whisper — died Oct. 30 at his Lutherville home after a fall.
He was 70.
"He was a very intelligent and creative person, and at the same time was down-to-earth," said Dr. Michael J. Naslund head of the division of urology at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
"His patients loved and respected him, and he was a good teacher to the medical students and residents," Dr. Naslund said. "He...