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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
ACS Fellow Since 2001

Jay Joseph Doucet, MD FACS

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgical Critical Care
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery - General Surgery

Society Memberships

  • Am Assn for Surg of Traum
  • Soc of Critical Care Med

Additional Information

Gender

Male

General Surgery

200 W Arbor Dr # 8896

UC San Diego Health System

Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery

San Diego, CA 92103-1911

United States

Contact Information

Biography

Dr. Doucet is a Trauma, General and Critical Care surgeon and joined the UC San Diego Trauma Division in March 2007. He completed training as a general surgeon in 1997. He has 22 years military medical service with the RCAF, including six years on exchange with the US Navy, six overseas tours including three tours in Afghanistan as combat surgeon with NATO & US forces. He completed his trauma fellowship at UC San Diego in 2003 and has been a faculty trauma surgeon at LA County+USC Medical Center and Vancouver General Hospital/University of British Columbia. Dr. Doucet is Professor and Chief of the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns and Acute Care Surgery. He is also the Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness & Response for UC San Diego Health. He is an ACS Governor representing the San Diego-Imperial Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and has served as the Chair of the ACS COT Subcommittee on Disaster and Mass Casualties. He is also credentialed in ultrasound by ARDMS.

Subspecialties and Areas of Clinical Concentration

Critical Care

Diagnostic Imaging/procedures

Venous Disorders/Procedures

Trauma/Injury Procedures

  • abdominal injuries
  • abdominal wall reconstruction
  • cricothyroidotomy
  • intestine injuries
  • liver injury
  • neck injuries
  • stomach injuries
  • tracheotomy
  • vascular injuries
  • wound debridement

Vascular Disorders/Procedures

Venous Disorders/Procedures

Hospital Appointments

University of California San Diego Medical Center

San Diego, CA

Attending

03/2007—Present

Academic Appointments

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

La Jolla, CA

Associate Professor

03/2007—07/2013

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

La Jolla, CA

Professor

07/2013—Present