Dr. Michael Jakobsen specializes in head & neck surgery, otolaryngology in Mission Viejo, California.
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Head & Neck SurgeryHead & Neck Surgery
A plastic surgeon with additional training in plastic and reconstructive procedures within the head, face, neck and associated structures, including cutaneous head and neck oncology and reconstruction, management of maxillofacial trauma, soft tissue repair and neural surgery. The field is diverse and involves a wide age range of patients, from the newborn to the aged. While both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery are practiced, there are many additional procedures which interface with them. and OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology
An otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for patients with diseases and disorders that affect the ears, nose, throat, the respiratory and upper alimentary systems and related structures of the head and neck. An otolaryngologist diagnoses and provides medical and/or surgical therapy or prevention of diseases, allergies, neoplasms, deformities, disorders and/or injuries of the ears, nose, sinuses, throat, respiratory and upper alimentary systems, face, jaws, and the other head and neck systems. Head and neck oncology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and the treatment of disorders of hearing and voice are fundamental areas of expertise. . He obtained board certification from The American Board of Otolaryngology for Otolaryngology.
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Dr. Jakobsen is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
Dr. Jakobsen attended medical school at University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and graduated in 1994 having 20 years experience.
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