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Welcoming Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon Jacob Wester, M.D.

Physicians, 2018

Adventist Health Sonora welcomes Jacob Wester, M.D., an Otolaryngologist, more commonly known as an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeon who has joined James Reese, M.D., and Daniel DuBose, M.D., at Greenley Oaks Ear, Nose and Throat.

An Oregon native, Wester earned a Bachelor of Science from Oregon State University and Doctor of Medicine from Oregon Health and Science University. He completed residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UCLA.

Wester appreciates that ENT provides a good combination of both surgery and medicine, allowing him to provide patient-centered care. “If I am treating a patient for chronic sinusitis, I consider how the condition is affecting the patient’s life and treat the patient as a whole, not just the disease,” Wester explains.

Wester is accepting patients of all ages and provides comprehensive ENT care. He treats a wide range of conditions including chronic ear infections, sinusitis, thyroid and parathyroid disorders, voice and swallowing problems, sleep disorders, skin lesions, salivary gland disorders, and head and neck tumors. He offers both minimally-invasive procedures and performs major head and neck surgeries.

In high school, Wester developed a fascination with physiology and the workings of the inner ear, which led him to shadow a local ENT surgeon. He then decided to focus his academic career on medical school. Wester excelled in his studies, graduating summa cum laude at the top of his class, both as an undergrad and in medical school with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction. He has earned numerous awards in academic excellence and has several publications in reputable medical journals.

Wester has moved to Sonora from Southern California and is glad to be back in a small town similar to where he grew up in Oregon. He is joined by his finance who is an elementary school teacher. Together they enjoy the outdoors and appreciate that Sonora is equidistant to her family in Southern California and his in Oregon. “We look forward to putting down roots here in Sonora,” Wester says.

More information can be obtained by calling Greenley Oaks Ear, Nose and Throat at (209) 536-3680.