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Specializes in Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery • Male

210 E De Renne Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
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Procedures Dr. Jaakkola Performs

  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
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Candler Hospital
5353 Reynolds St
Savannah, GA 31405
Optim Medical Center -Tattnall
247 S Main St
Reidsville, GA 30453

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Optim Orthopedics
Optim Orthopedics-DeRenne
210 E De Renne Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
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Optim Orthopedics-Statesboro
16915 Highway 67
Statesboro, GA 30458
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    Dr. Jaakkola's Experience

    Dr. Jaakkola's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Joint Drainage
    • Steroid Injection
    2
    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Hammer Toe
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Jaakkola

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Georgia Baptist/Atlanta Medical Center
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    Foot & Ankle with Dr. Roger Mann
    Complete in 2001

    Other Education

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Jaakkola & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Jaakkola's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Optim Medical Center -Tattnall

    • Candler Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
    • 16 Star Ratings
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    3.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jaakkola to family and friends

    3.7 out of 5

    16 responses

    Dr. Jaakkola's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    15 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    16 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    16 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    16 responses

    Experience with Dr. Jaakkola

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.1 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    16 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

    16 responses

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    Is Dr. Jaakkola accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    Optim Orthopedics
    Optim Orthopedics-DeRenne
    210 E De Renne Ave
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 644-5300 (Office)
    (912) 644-5241 (Fax)
    B
    Optim Orthopedics
    Optim Orthopedics-Statesboro
    16915 Highway 67
    Statesboro, GA 30458
    (912) 681-2500 (Office)
    C
    Optim Orthopedics
    Optim Orthopedics-Pooler
    101 W Mulberry Blvd Ste 140
    Pooler, GA 31322
    (912) 748-5111 (Office)
    D
    Optim Orthopedics
    Optim Orthopedics-Reidsville
    247 S Main St # A
    Reidsville, GA 30453
    (912) 557-8990 (Office)
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