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Dr. Joelle Jakobsen, MD

General Surgery
4.0 (23)
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Joelle Jakobsen, MD

Dr. Joelle Jakobsen, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Folsom, CA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Surgery. They graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Of Folsom, Mercy San Juan Medical Center and Woodland Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Jakobsen works at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group in Folsom, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Incisional Hernia, Appendicitis and Lipomas along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Jakobsen's Office Locations

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    Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group
    1730 Prairie City Rd Ste 120, Folsom, CA 95630 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed

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    • AARP
    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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    • Managed Care Administrators, Inc.
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    • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
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    4.0
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    Nov 14, 2022
    I love Dr. Jacobsen. She did my cancer surgery in 2019 and took me the very mext morning. She is incredibly compassionate and caring. I will never forget her her.
    D.Gardner — Nov 14, 2022
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    About Dr. Joelle Jakobsen, MD

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1124107511
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Orlando Regional Medical Center-Surgical Critical Care
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Loma Linda University Med Center-General Surgery
    Residency
    Internship
    • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Mercy Hospital Of Folsom
    • Mercy San Juan Medical Center
    • Woodland Memorial Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joelle Jakobsen, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Jakobsen is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Jakobsen has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Jakobsen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Jakobsen works at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group in Folsom, CA. View the full address on Dr. Jakobsen’s profile.

    Dr. Jakobsen has seen patients for Incisional Hernia, Appendicitis and Lipomas, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Jakobsen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Jakobsen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Jakobsen.

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