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Jacob Samuel Gessin, MD

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My specialty:
Emergency Medicine

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English, Spanish

My gender: Male

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Where I practice

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About me

Thank you for viewing my biography. I feel very fortunate to be surrounded by the extraordinary group of members, staff, nurses, and physicians who make up the Kaiser Permanente family.

Biography

I was raised in Dana Point, California. I earned my bachelor's degree in bioengineering at UC Berkeley. I attended medical school at USC and did my residency training in emergency medicine at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. My decision to pursue medicine was sparked by my fascination with science as it relates to the human body. It is my pleasure to interact with many people in my profession and help patients live happier lives. I met my wife while studying medicine at USC. She also works in health care as a physician assistant.

About my practice

The emergency physicians at Kaiser Permanente San Diego work as a team to provide critically important care to many patients at the same time. We pride ourselves on seeing patients of all ages, with illnesses affecting all organ systems, at all hours of the day every day of the year. We feel honored to have such an important impact on peoples' lives.

How I thrive

I enjoy outdoor sports, including beach volleyball, surfing, snowboarding, tennis, and biking. My wife and I eat a healthy diet, cooking most meals at home. Lastly, and definitely not least, I feel happy and proud to do the work that I do.

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My office

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My Provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • HMO
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Point-of-Service Plan (POS)
  • Senior Advantage/Medicare Cost
Acute Care-med/surg Department
4647 Zion Ave, San Diego, CA 92120

Contact information

  • Admitting
  • 619-528-0140
  • California Relay Service
  • 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)
  • Operator/information
  • 619-528-5000
  • Pharmacy information/refills by phone
  • 1-866-370-1958 (toll free)

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Los Angeles , CA

Board certification

Emergency Medicine

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Medical training

Internship

Emergency Medicine

UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento , CA

Residency

Emergency Medicine

UC Davis
Sacramento , CA

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2012

Active license information

License number

A116321

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1760610414
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My hospitals

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9455 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92123

I have admitting privileges at this hospital.

Setting the standard: Measuring care quality in our hospitals(PDF)

4647 Zion Ave, San Diego, CA 92120

I have admitting privileges at this hospital.

Setting the standard: Measuring care quality in our hospitals(PDF)

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Kaiser Permanente uses the same quality, member experience, or cost-related measures to select practitioners and facilities in Marketplace Silver-tier plans as it does for all other Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (KFHP) products and lines of business.The measures may include, but are not limited to, HEDIS/CAHPS performance, member/patient complaints, patient safety scores, hospital quality measures, and geographic need. Members enrolled in KFHP Marketplace plans have access to all professional, institutional and ancillary health care providers who participate in KFHP plans’ contracted provider network, in accordance with the terms of members’ KFHP plan of coverage. All Kaiser Permanente Medical Group physicians and network physicians are subject to the same quality review processes and certifications.
 
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This page was last updated on:

12/10/2018