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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 40

4910 Directors Pl Ste 330
San Diego, CA 92121
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10666 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Scripps Mercy Hospital
4077 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103

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San Diego Pain Institute
Sorrento Valley Office
4910 Directors Pl Ste 330
San Diego, CA 92121
San Diego Pain Institute
Otay Lakes Office
955 Lane Ave Ste 200
Chula Vista, CA 91914
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    Dr. Dobecki Jr.'s Experience

    Dr. Dobecki Jr.'s Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine
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    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
    • Cervical Medial Branch Block
    • Discography
    • Epidural Injection
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    2
    • Cervical Disc Degeneration
    • Cervical Herniated Disc
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Spondylitis
    • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
    • Cervical Sprain
    • Cervicogenic Headache
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lower Back Sprain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Lumbar Sprain
    • Sacroilitis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Graduated in 2001

    Internship Hospital

    Lac King-Harbor Medical Center
    Complete in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    University of California, San Diego
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    University of California, San Diego
    Complete in 2006

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of California, San Diego
    Graduated in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Dobecki Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Dobecki Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    • Scripps Green Hospital

    • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    • Scripps Mercy Hospital

    • Sharp Grossmont Hospital

    • Sharp Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Office Locations

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    San Diego Pain Institute
    Sorrento Valley Office
    4910 Directors Pl Ste 330
    San Diego, CA 92121
    (858) 526-0950 (Office)
    (858) 552-0908 (Fax)
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    San Diego Pain Institute
    Otay Lakes Office
    955 Lane Ave Ste 200
    Chula Vista, CA 91914
    (858) 526-0950 (Office)
    (858) 552-0908 (Fax)
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