Dr. Garth Jacobsen is a recognized general surgeon in San Diego, California. He received his medical diploma from the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington in 2000. Dr. Jacobsen completed his medical education with a residency in general surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Illinois and a fellowship at UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California. He is certified by the American Board in surgery. His specialties are: general and gastrointestinal surgery, minimally invasive surgery, weight-loss surgery (bariatric) (primary specialty) and obesity medicine. This doctor works at UC San Diego Medical Center, at UCSD Thornton Hospital and UC San Diego Health System – La Jolla. He was awarded the honors ACS fellow and CMS Stage 1 EHR in 2011, 2012 and 2013. He has published a lot of articles in collaboration with other doctors. He is a member of the medical organizations: Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the medical organization Regents of the University of California – UCSD Medical Group.
University of Washington School of Medicine
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
American Board of Surgery