Dr. Jay Doucet, MD

Critical Care SurgeryMaleAge 59

Dr. Doucet
Accepting new patients

UC SAN DIEGO MEDICAL CENTER a HILLCREST

200 W Arbor Dr San Diego, CA 92103

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(619) 543-7200

Dr. Jay Doucet, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Doucet to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Doucet's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lipomas
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Doucet accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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About Me

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.

Biography

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...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Dalhousie University
Residency Hospital
2003
UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University of Toronto
Internship Hospital
1988
Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
Dalhousie University
Undergraduate School
University Of California San Diego
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Awards

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

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What are Dr. Jay Doucet, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Doucet frequently treats Wound Repair, Rib Fracture, and Soft Tissue Tumor Removal. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Doucet treats.

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Dr. Doucet's office is located at 200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

UC SAN DIEGO MEDICAL CENTER a HILLCREST200 W Arbor Dr San Diego, CA 92103
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Doucet is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

San Diego, CA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

22 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2022)