Curriculum Vitae - Ott

EDUCATION:

B.S. Biochemistry
Yale University, New Haven, CN 1962-1966

M.D.
University of California Medical Center,
San Francisco, CA 1966-1970

Externship in Neurology
      Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen’s Square,
      London, England Summer 1969

Internship in Surgery,
Massachusetts General Hospital 1970 - 1971
Boston, MA

Junior Assistant Resident in Surgery,
Massachusetts General Hospital 1971

Junior Assistant Resident in Neurosurgery,
Massachusetts General Hospital 1972 - 1976
      Boston City Hospital
      Beth Israel Hospital
      Boston Children’s Hospital
      Peter Bent Brigham Hospital

Chief Resident in Neurological Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital, 1976

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Course 1994
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

HONORS & AWARDS:

Regents Scholar, University of California- 1967-1970
Roche Award- 1968
Alpha Omega Alpha- 1969
Upjohn Achievement Award for Outstanding Academic Attainment- 1970
Merck Award- 1970

CERTIFICATION:

American Board of Neurological Surgery 1980

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

California Medical Association
San Diego County Medical Society
California Association of Neurosurgeons
San Diego Academy of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons

APPOINTMENTS:

Assistant in Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital 1975 - 1976
President, San Diego Academy of Neurological Surgeons 1980 - 1982
Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of
      California School of Medicine 1980-1991
Board of Directors, San Diego Foundation for Medical Care 1983
President, Yale Club of San Diego 1984-86
Chief Division Neurological Surgery Mercy Medical Center, San Diego 1985
Chief Section Neurological Surgery, Scripps Memorial Hospital 1986 - 1993
Board of Advisors, Pasadena Play House 1993
Executive Director, San Diego Gamma Knife Center 1994
Advisor Trigeminal Neuralgia Association
Advisor International Radiosurgery Association
Chief, Division Neurological Surgery, Scripps Mercy Hospital 2003 - 2005
California Association of Neurological Surgeons Board. 1981 – 1982, 2005 -2012
Chief, Division of Neurosurgery, Scripps Memorial Hospital. La Jolla, 2005 -2007
Vice-Chief of Surgery, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla 2006- 2008
Chief of Surgery, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla 2008 – 2010
President Neurosurgical Medical Clinic, Inc. 2008-2010, 1993-1994
California Association of Neurological Surgeons Board. 1981 – 1982, 2005 -2012
President, California Association of Neurological Surgeons 2010-2011
Past President, California Association of Neurological Surgeons 2011-2012
Board of Directors, California Association of Neurological Surgeons 2012-2013

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla
9888 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037

Start Date: 7/1/1977

Scripps Mercy Hospital
4077 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103

Start Date: 5/26/1977

Scripps Memorial Hospital, Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024

Start Date: 10/1/1988

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost Street
San Diego, CA 92123

Start Date: 1/7/1977

Sharp Grossmont Hospital
5555 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91944

Start Date: 7/15/2008

Tri City Medical Center
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056

Start Date: 5/25/2006

San Diego Gamma Knife Center
9834 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037

Carlsbad Surgery Center
7668 El Camino Real #104-446
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Cyberknife of Southern California, at Vista
902 Sycamore Ave # 100
Vista, CA 92081

Cyberknife of Southern California, at San Diego
5395 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Cyberknife of Southern California, at Encinitas
477 N. El Camino Real #D-101
Encinitas, CA 92024

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

ABSTRACTS:

  1. Eldred E, Ott K: Effects on shivering-of cerebellar lesions and stimulation. Fed Proc 1964;23: 567.

  2. Ishikawa K., Ott K, Stuart DG, Eldred E: Receptor discharges during near sinusoidal stretch. Physiologist 1964;164: 7.

  3. Ishikawa K, Ott K, Stuart DG, Eldred E: Motorneuron responses to stimulation of thermoregulatory regions of the hypothalamus. Physiologist 1965;8: 200.

  4. Ott KH: A new method of Motorneuron excitability testing. Texas Rep Bio Med 27;1969: 929-930.

  5. Gassel MM, Ott K: Cutaneous proprioceptive reflexes in humans. Electroenceph Clin Neurophysiol 1969;27: 716-717.

  6. Gassel MM, Ott K: The relationship of the latencies of the monosynaptic reflex and the direct motor response-an electrophysiological aid in differential diagnosis. Neurol 20;1970: 396.


PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Stuart DG,Ott, K, Eldred E: Effects of cerebellar lesions and stimulation on the shivering tremor. Am J Physiol 1965;209: 1261­ 266.

  2. Stuart DG, Ott, K, Ishikawa K, EIdred E: Muscle receptor responses to sinusoidaI stretch. Exp Neurol 1965;13: 82-95.

  3. Stuart DG, Ott, K, Ishikawa K, EIdred E: The rhythm of shivering. i : general sensory contributions. Amer J Phys Med 1966;45: 61-74.

  4. Stuart DG, Ott, K, Ishikawa K, EIdred E: The rhythm of shivering . ii passive proprioceptive contributions. Amer J Phys Med 1966;45: 75-90.

  5. Stuart DG, Ott, K, Ishikawa, K, Eldred E: The rhythm of shivering. iii : central contributions. Amer J Phys Med 1966; 45: 90 ­104.

  6. Ishikawa K, Ott, K, Porter RW, Stuart DG: Low frequency depression of the h-wave in normal and spinal man. Exp Neurol 1966;15: 140-156.

  7. Eldred E, Ott, K, Ishikawa K, Stuart DG: Proprioceptive contributions to the shivering tremor. Nobel Symposium I. Muscular Afferents and Motor Control. Ragnar Granit ed. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1966.

  8. Ott, K, Gassel M M: Methods of tendon jerk reinforcement. The role of muscle activity in refIex excitabiIity. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiat 1969;32: 541-547.

  9. Gassel MM, Ott, K, A novel and accelerated method of evaluating motorneuron excitability. Trans Amer Neurol Assoc 1969;94: 269-270.

  10. Gassel, MM, Ott, K: Local sign and late effects on motorneuron excitability on cutaneous stimulation in man. Brain 1970;93: 95-106.

  11. Gassel MM, Ott, K: Motorneuron excitability in man. A novel method of evaluation by modulation of tonic muscle activity. Electroenceph Clin Neurophysiol 1970;29: 190-195.

  12. GasseI MM, Ott, K: Patterns of reflex excitability change after widespread cutaneous stimulation in man. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiat 1973;36: 282-287.

  13. Ott, K, Kase CS, Ojemann R.G, Mohr JP: Cerebellar hemorrhage: diagnosis and treatment. A review of 56 cases. Arch Neurol 1974;31: 160-167.

  14. Ott, K, Tarlov E, Crowell R, Papadakis N :Retained intracranial metallic foreign bodies: a report of two cases .J Neurosurg 1976;44: 80-83.

  15. Sinha, YN, Ott, K, Vanderlaam, WP Detection of multiple PRL- and GH- like protein in human pituitary by Western blot analysis. Amer J Med Sci 1987;30:15-25.

  16. Waltz TA, Dalessio DJ, Ott, KH, Copeland C, Abbott G: Trigeminal cistern injections for facial pain. Headache 1985;25: 354-357

  17. Waltz TA, Dalession D, Ott, KH. Trigeminal cistern glycerol injections for facial pain. In: Pfaffenrath V, Lundberg PO, Sjaastad O, eds. Updating in Headache. Berlin: Springer-Verlag 1985: 35-40.

  18. Ott, K: A comparison of craniotomy and gamma knife charges in a community-based gamma knife center. J Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 1996;66 (suppl 1): 357-364.

  19. Goetsch SJ, Hardy T, Hodgens D, Lizarraras A, Ott, K, Scharfen C, Tung H. The Open gamma knife center concept. J Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 1996;66 (suppl 1): 296-301.

  20. Chasen CB, Goetsch S, Ott, K. Radiosurgery for pineal tumors. Is biospy indicated? J Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 1996;66 (suppl 1): 174-183.

  21. Ott, K: Letter to the Editor. Surgery or Radiosurgery? J Neurosurg 1997;86:165-166.

  22. Ott, K: An Algorithm for the determination of functional stereotactic targets.J Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 1998;71:29-35.

  23. Johnstone, PAS, Hodgens DW, Ott, K, Goetsch SJ, Risk Management in a Community Gamma Knife Unit, Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 2001;76:106-114.

  24. Ott, K, Hodgens DW, Goetsch S: Gamma Knife radiosurgery of the trigeminal nerve and sphenopalatine ganglion for cluster headache. McDermott MW (ed): Radiosurgery. Basel, Karger, 2010, vol 7, pp 348-359.

  25. Ott, K. Book review: Radiosurgery and Pathological Fundamentals. Progress in Neurological Surgery, Vol 20 edited by G.T. Szeifert, D. Kondziolka, M. Leviver, and L.D. Lunsford. J Neurosurg in press 2008.

  26. Ott, K, Hodgens DW, Goetsch S. Gamma Knife radiosurgery of the trigeminal nerve and sphenopalatine ganglion for cluster headache. McDermott MW (ed): Radiosurgery. Basel, Karger, 2010, vol 7, pp 348–359.