Dr. Joelle L. Jakobsen, MD

Dr. Joelle L. Jakobsen, MD

General Surgery | Female | 46 years old

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3.9
based on 11 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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very friendly and makes you feel very comfortable with the procedure you are about to have. she is very confident and professional. I had navel hernia surgery and had minor pain and feel very comfortable with her work thank you DR Jakobsen
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anal Fissure
  • Appendicitis
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Duct Papilloma
  • Breast Fibroadenoma
  • Breast Infections
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Tumor
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Gallstones
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Lipomas
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Resection, Partial
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Loma Linda University Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Loma Linda University Med Center-General Surgery

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Orlando Regional Medical Center-Surgical Critical Care

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Rollins College

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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