Michael Jakobsen, M.D., F.A.C.S.
ENT Specialist in Mission Viejo and Laguna Hills, CA
Dr. Jakobsen received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He spent one year as a Howard Hughes Research Scholar in the laboratory of Steven Rosenberg, M.D. at the Surgery Branch of the National Cancer Institute, studying both immunology and immunotherapy options for the treatment of melanoma. Dr. Jakobsen went on to complete a six year residency in the Department of Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. Dr. Jakobsen's surgical training included one-and-a-half years of general surgery and four-and-a-half years of head and neck specialty surgery. He also spent one year in basic research studying voice and voice disorders along with the feasibility of laryngeal transplantation. Dr. Jakobsen is board certified in Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has written numerous scientific publications relating to laryngology and the study of immunology and immunotherapy of cancer.
His professional interests include head and neck surgical oncology, sleep and sleep related disorders, pediatric surgery/otolaryngology as well as voice disorders/laryngology.