Dr. Douglas Dobecki Jr, MD

Dr. Douglas Dobecki Jr, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Douglas Dobecki Jr, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 2001 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

7625 Mesa College Dr

San Diego, CA 92111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MercyCare Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dobecki Jr "Dr. Dobecki is the founder and medical director of the San Diego Pain Institute, a practice focused on minimally invasive solutions for pain. All consultations begin with a detailed and focused evaluation by Dr. Dobecki and development of a personalized treatment plan. Dr. Dobecki offers his patients a variety of treatments ranging from some of the most advanced and progressive interventional pain therapies in the region to chronic medication management."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
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26  Procedures

Background Check

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.


  • University Of California, San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Lac King-Harbor Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of California, San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of California, San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dobecki Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dobecki Jr to family and friends
43 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dobecki Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr dobeki is amazing and very good at his job. His staff is HORRIBLE!!! They are rude, mean and incompetent! The scheduler, Nancy, has no regard for any patient and is slow and incompetent. She does not know how to do her job. She needs to be fired!! Trying to make an apt with the front deck is a...more
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Love Dr. Dobecki. He is polite, knowledgeable easy going and good at what he does. I have been seeing him for about 4+ years and go in about every 9 months as I call it for a tune up. Kelly his P.A. is caring and takes her time with you. I highly recommend this group. They are honest, up...more
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Dr. Dobecki is a highly skilled and knowledgable pain management physician! Kelly, his PA in the office, is the best of the best!! His office staff is excellent, caring and very professional. I am so blessed to under the care of Dr. Dobecki, he is truly the best in this field!! I am in good, no...more
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I had 1 ,procedure done by Dr. Never have I meet him office visit your seen by someone else. Receptionist very pleasant but there office sceduler is the worst. Never returns calls and when she does always says she has to call you back. Never have I gotten such bad patient service....
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