Dr. Garth R. Jacobsen, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 41

200 W Arbor Dr Ste 8220
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dr. Jacobsen's Experience

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Dr. Jacobsen's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
200 W Arbor Dr Ste 8220
San Diego, CA 92103
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    Dr. Jacobsen's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Aneurysm
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Jacobsen

    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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Illinois At Chicago Med Center
    Complete in 2002

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Illinois At Chicago Med Center
    Complete in 2007

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of California San Diego Med Center
    Complete in 2008
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Jacobsen & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Jacobsen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobsen to family and friends

    3.4 out of 5

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    Dr. Jacobsen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Jacobsen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.3 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.4 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    200 W Arbor Dr Ste 8220
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (619) 543-6711 (Office)
    (619) 543-5869 (Fax)
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