Practice Locations

  • Perlman Medical Offices at UC San Diego Health
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    9350 Campus Point Drive
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    US
  • UC San Diego Medical Center
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    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
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About Jaspreet Somal, MBBS, FRCA

Jaspreet Somal, MBBS, FRCA, is a board-certified anesthesiologist with subspecialty training in critical care and neurosurgical anesthesia.

He oversees anesthesia care for UC San Diego Health's acoustic neuroma program.

Dr. Somal is dedicated to providing the best, evidence-based perioperative care to patients undergoing surgery to treat acoustic neuroma, also called vestibular schwannoma.

He is familiar and skilled with the most recent techniques and medicines related to anesthesia and pain management for neurosurgery. He uses multimodal approaches to minimize the use of opioids during surgery -- to minimize post-operative nausea, vomiting and pain.

An assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesia, Dr. Somal is involved with training medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He conducts research to improve anesthesia for patients undergoing neurosurgery procedures. He is also interested in developing novel anesthesia regimens that do not rely on opioids.

Dr. Somal is a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) in the United Kingdom, and has extensive international experience in anesthesia for neurological surgeries.

He completed fellowship and residency training in anesthesia for neurological surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He earned his medical degree from Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in India.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Anesthesiology.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Dayanand Medical College, Punjab, India

Fellowship

  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Residency

  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2017-08-21

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Anesthesia for Neurological Surgery
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Vestibular Schwannoma
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted