Jihad Jaffer, MD

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Jihad Jaffer, MD
Accepts new patients
Treats adults


270 N El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
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2181 Citracado Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92029
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  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Spanish
  • English


Jihad Jaffer, MD, specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Jaffer has special clinical interests in the treatment of amputees, ultrasound-guided injections and non-medication alternatives to pain management.

Dr. Jaffer is committed to rehabilitating his patients to their fullest potential and enjoys teaching his patients about their bodies so that they take can control of their own healing and wellness. 

Dr. Jaffer was pleased to move back to San Diego with his wife and three children after his training and early career. 

In his spare time, he enjoys playing hockey, cooking and all things tech.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2010

Medical Education

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, MD, 2002


  • New York Medical College, No internship, this was for a Fifth Pathway Certification, 2006


  • MetroHealth Medical Center, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2009
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2006

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