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    Jackie Busse

    Jackie Busse, M.D.


    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients

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    Santa Cruz Main
    2025 Soquel Avenue
    Santa Cruz, California 95062
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    (831) 458-5555 
    Westside Clinic
    1301 Mission Street
    Santa Cruz, California 95060
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    (831) 458-6300 


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    Office hours

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Thursday, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    Every other Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    After hours
    Our pediatric office at the main clinic is staffed by at least one pediatrician Monday through Friday until 9 p.m. and every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PAMF urgent care has several locations and are open until 9 p.m. every day. After 9 p.m., patients can reach a pediatric nurse advice line or seek care in the Emergency Department.

    Medical Affiliation(s)

    Hospital Affiliation(s)

    Education & Training

    Medical education:
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, WI, 2006
    Rush University Medical Center 2006-2009
    Rush University Medical Center, IL, 2009; Pediatric Chief Resident, Rush University Medical Center, IL, 2010
    Chief Residency - Rush University Medical Center 2009-2010

    Professional Interests

    Acid reflux, Acne, Adolescent health, Adoption consultation, Allergy, Anemia, Asthma, Child development, Eczema, Gastrointestinal diseases, Immunization, Infectious disease, Neonatal/perinatal medicine, Newborn care, Newborns/infants, Nutrition, Nutritional counseling, Obesity, Parenting issues, Premature infants, Preventive medicine, Wellness

    Additional Information

    Evidence-based medicine, appropriate antibiotic use, community education

    Spoken Languages

    Spanish (Fair)

    Community Activities

    Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics Speaking engagements and panel discussions at local schools Instructor for monthly parenting class: What to Expect with Your Newborn

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Busse enjoys biking, hiking, travel, cooking, and yoga. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog.

    Physician Web Link

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    Co-authored chapters: "Complex Cyanotic Heart Disease: The Heterotaxy Syndromes", "Hypolastic Left Heart Syndrome", "Obesity and Dislipidemia". Heart Diseases in Children: A Pediatrician's Manual. R. Abdulla (Ed.)

    Philosophy of Care

    I love taking care of children and their families and am honored to be a part of my patients' lives. Kids are fun, energetic, resilient and generally healthy! A big part of my job is taking care of healthy kids. Preventive medicine is the cornerstone of pediatrics and vaccinations are a key element of preventive medicine. Together with good nutrition, active lifestyles and a happy stable environment, they can help ensure a lifetime of good health for our children. I also value my role in guiding patients and families through illness. I always try to stay up to date with latest evidence-based medicine to provide high quality diagnostic and therapeutic care for my patients. It's my pleasure to help parents wade through what can be complicated medical facts and recommendations to make the right decision for their child. As a department, we also follow our patients in the hospital and I will also make sure there is good coordination of care with specialists when needed. My goal is to work with parents as part of the healthcare team in providing individualized, high quality, compassionate, kid-friendly care!

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