Dr. Jay Doucet, MD

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Dr. Jay Doucet, MD
Dr. Doucet is a Trauma, General and Critical Care surgeon and joined the UC San Diego Trauma Division in March 2007. He completed training as a general surgeon in 1997. He has 22 years military medical service with six deployments including three tours in Afghanistan as combat surgeon with NATO & US forces. He completed his trauma fellowship at UC San Diego in 2003 and has been a faculty trauma surgeon at LA County+USC Medical Center and Vancouver General Hospital. Dr. Doucet was is the medical director for the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). He is also the Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness & Response. He is the American College of Surgeons State Committee on Trauma Chair for San Diego-Imperial. He is also credentialed in ultrasound by ARDMS.

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Dr Doucet is a board certified general, trauma and critical care surgeon, who is committed to providing quality, evidence based and patient-centered care.

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UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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      Dr. Doucet is a Trauma, General and Critical Care surgeon and joined the UC San Diego Trauma Division in March 2007. He completed training as a general surgeon in 1997. He has 22 years military medical service with six deployments including three tours in Afghanistan as combat surgeon with NATO & US forces. He completed his trauma fellowship at UC San Diego in 2003 and has been a faculty trauma surgeon at LA County+USC Medical Center and Vancouver General Hospital.

      Dr. Doucet was is the medical director for the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). He is also the Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness & Response.

      He is the American College of Surgeons State Committee on Trauma Chair for San Diego-Imperial. He is also credentialed in ultrasound by ARDMS. 

      Dr. Doucet's Care Philosophy

      Dr Doucet is a board certified general, trauma and critical care surgeon, who is committed to providing quality, evidence based and patient-centered care.

      Dr. Doucet's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Critical Care Surgery
      •  Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • 2011 San Diego Super Doctors, 2011
        • Finalist - San Diego Business Journal Health Care Champions, 2011
        • AAST Honorary Medal for Combat Casualty Care, 2007
        • Nominee - Kaiser Teaching award, 2008, 2010
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      Board Certifications

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      • Critical Care Surgery
      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Pain
      • Anorectal Disorders
      • Appendicitis
      • Gallbladder Diseases
      • Gallstones
      • Gastrointestinal Tract Tumors
      • Hernia
      • Liver Diseases and Disorders
      • Sepsis

      Education

      • Medical School
        Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1988

      • Internship Hospital
        University of Toronto

        Completed in 1989

      • Residency Hospital
        Dalhousie University
      • Fellowship Hospital
        UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        Dalhousie University

        Graduated in 1984

      • Other Education
        University Of California San Diego

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Professional Affiliations

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      Specialties

      • Critical Care Surgery

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominal Surgery
      • Appendectomy
      • Colectomy
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Hernia Repair
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic