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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Garth Jacobsen is Good. Dr. Jacobsen has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Garth Jacobsen, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Hernia

Education & Awards

Dr. Jacobsen graduated from University of Washington, Seattle. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
La Jolla, CA


Dr. Jacobsen has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • UC San Diego Health System 
  • Promise Hospital San Diego 

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Additional Information
Dr. Garth R Jacobsen MD is a male Surgeon, has 11 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Garth R. Jacobsen practice?
Dr. Garth Jacobsen has 1 office location.
Dr. Garth Jacobsen practices Surgery near San Diego, CA.
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