Dr. Garth R. Jacobsen, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 40

200 W Arbor Dr Suite 8220
San Diego, CA 92103
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 West Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jacobsen

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2008
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Appendicitis
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Jacobsen

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Jacobsen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest where Dr. Jacobsen has admitting privileges:

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    • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Jacobsen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jacobsen to family and friends

    4 responses
    above
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    Dr. Jacobsen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Jacobsen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Jacobsen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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