Dr. James G Jakowatz MD Surgeon

Dr. James Jakowatz is a surgeon in Orange, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of California, Irvine Healthcare and Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Jakowatz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at University of California, Irvine Healthcare and one of 10 at Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Education & Medical Training

City of Hope National Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1985

Rush University Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1983

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 30 years in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Phase II clinical trial evaluating docetaxel, vinorelbine and GM-CSF in stage IV melanoma.
Eroglu, Z., Kong, K.M., Jakowatz, J.G., Samlowski, W., Fruehauf, J.P.

Randomized trial of an allogeneic melanoma lysate vaccine with low-dose interferon Alfa-2b compared with high-dose interferon Alfa-2b for Resected stage III cutaneous melanoma.
Mitchell, M.S., Abrams, J., Thompson, J.A., Kashani-Sabet, M., DeConti, R.C., Hwu, W., Atkins, M.B., Whitman, E., Ernstoff, M.S., Haluska, F.G., Jakowatz, J.G., Das Gupta, T.K., Richards, J.M., Samlowski, W.E., Costanzi, J.J., Aronson, F.R., Deisseroth, A

Potential drug-drug interaction between interferon alfa-2b and gemfibrozil in a patient with malignant melanoma.
Wong, S., Jakowatz, J.G., Taheri, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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