Dr. Joelle Jakobsen, MD

Dr. Joelle Jakobsen, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
48 y/o
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Dr. Joelle Jakobsen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Carmichael, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in general surgery, critical care surgery, and more.Read her story

Mercy Medical Group

6555 Coyle Ave

Carmichael, CA 95608
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Jakobsen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jakobsen performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Jakobsen performs this procedure more than 99% of her peers

Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jakobsen performs Hernia Repair more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Jakobsen performs this procedure more than 97% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jakobsen treats Abdominal Disorders more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Jakobsen treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Jakobsen's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Advanced Robotic Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Basal Type Breast Cancer
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
Breast Cancer Recurrence
Breast Diseases
Breast Duct Papilloma
Breast Fibroadenoma
Breast Infections
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Breast Tumor
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
Constipation
da Vinci® Colectomy
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Distal Pancreatectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Invasive Breast Cancer
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Resection, Partial
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Male Breast Cancer
Mammosite Catheter Insertion
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Melanoma
Melanoma Removal
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Muscle Biopsy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Surgery, Trauma
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

I want to make a difference in people's life, make them feel whole again, and get them back in their normal routine, pain free, with a speedy recovery.  Our team understands there is no convenient time for a hernia repair, gallbladder or appe...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2002
    Orlando Regional Medical Center-Surgical Critical Care
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    Loma Linda University Med Center-General Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1997
    Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1996
  • Rollins College
    Undergraduate School

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Jakobsen

4.2

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1 Star
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  • Staff friendliness
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I love Dr. Jakobsen. Having a breast cancer diagnosis is a hard thing but then to be told by my provider that it would be 2 months before I could get in to see a surgeon was devasting. A friend recommended Dr. Jakobsen, from Dignity Health Mercy, and she got me in and in surgery within 2 weeks. ...Read More
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Dr. Jakobsen is an outstanding doctor with exceptional knowledge in her field. She performed Stage 1 breast cancer surgery on me five years ago and I have been doing fine ever since. Here kindness and winning personality is something you do not see in doctors all of the time, and I appreciate her...Read More
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Dr Jakobsen is awesome. I just had major surgery last Thursday and jave not had any need for pain meds. This is my second surgery by Dr Jakobsen and she is exceptional. Super personality, understanding, confident, but most of all compassionate! No lack of trust for her competence, she is so...Read More
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Best doctor ever! Love her!
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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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Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Shield of California
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Health Net
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
MultiPlan
Networks By Design
Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Western Health Advantage

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