James G. Jakowatz

James G. Jakowatz, MD


Surgical Oncology, General Surgery

Clinical Interests

melanoma, skin cancers, skin lesion excisions, surgical oncology, surgical removal of benign and malignant growths

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  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery - General
  • English
Medical School
University of Kansas
Rush-Presbyterian St Luke'sSurgery
Rush-Presbyterian St Luke'sSurgery
City of Hope - Duarte, CAOncology
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, UCI School of Medicine 
  • Director — Melanoma Center, UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Awards and Recognition
  • Best Doctors in America® — Melanoma, Surgical Oncology — 2011-2012, 2015, 2016
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2015, 2020-2021, 2023
More Information

Dr. James Jakowatz is not a member of University Physician and Surgeons medical group. Please call his office directly to verify insurance coverage prior to your visit. You may also contact his office directly to obtain answers regarding billing questions or your care.

UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
101 The City Drive South, Building 23
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-8000
Fax: 855-211-3729