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Curriculum Vitae - Ostrup

NAME:
RICHARD C OSTRUP, M.D., F.A.C.S

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Date of Birth: April 11, 1953
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California

EDUCATION:

1975 BA University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
MD University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Davis, CA
1979 Intern., General Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
1980 Resident, General Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
1981 Resident, Neurological Surgery, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA
1986 Chief Resident, Neurological Surgery, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Clinical Instructor at UCSD - Department Division of Neurology
January 1987 - June 1987 Clinical Fellow in Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
June 1987 - Present Member and Partner of Neurosurgical Medical Clinic, San Diego, CA
November 1991 Board Certified American Association of Neurological Surgeons

HONORS:
2004-2012 "Top Doctor" - Neurosurgery - San Diego Magazine
1979 Loren D. Carlson Student Research Award for Outstanding Senior Research Project
1979 Alpha Omega Alpha
1986 Chairman's Award, UCSD Department of Surgery for Outstanding Achievement in Residency
1993 Appointed Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
1994 Appointed to the Congress of Neurological Surgeons

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Peripheral Nerve
  • California Association of Neurosurgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • San Diego Surgical Society
  • San Diego Neurological Society
  • Lo Jolla Academy of Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine


APPOINTMENTS:

October 1986 – December 1992 Clinical Instructor, University of California, San Diego
Division of Neurological Surgery, San Diego, California
January 1993 – Present Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Diego, Division of Neurological Surgery, San Diego, California
January 1994 – 1997 Division Chief of Neurosurgery, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California
November 2000 – 2002 President of the San Diego Neurological Society
January 2005 – November 2006 Division Chief of Neurosurgery, Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, California
January 2009 – December 2010 Division Chief of Neurosurgery, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California
January 2012 – Present Division Chief of Neurosurgery, Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, California

ADDENDUM:
Co-Inventor Olm Catheter Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Device
(L.F. Marshall and T.G. Luerssen) 1986, Camino Labs

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla
9888 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Start Date: 8/10/1987
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: 8/19/1987
Sharp Grossmont Hospital
5555 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91944
Start Date: 6/17/2008
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
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

  1. Ostrup, R.C.: “Pulsatile levage in the management of Postoperative Wound Infections”, Am. Surgeon. Volume 46, July 1980. ARTICLE
  2. Todd M.D., Drummond J.C., U.H.S., Ostrup R., Stansk D.R.: “Hemodynamic Effects of High Dose Thippental in Anesthesia in Humans”. Anesthesiology (Special Supplement), 57:A39, Sept. 1982. ARTICLE
  3. Ostrup R.C., Marshall, L.F.: “Real-Time Ultrasonography: a Useful Tool in the Evaluation of the Craniectomized, Brain Injured Patient”. Neurosurgery 12:225-227, February 1983. ARTICLE
  4. Ostrup, R.C., Todd, M.M., Zornow M.H., Marshall, L.F., Luerssen, T.G.: “The Clinical Measurement of Brain Tissue Pressures – A New Device Advantageous for Measuring Intracranial Pressure in the Child”. American Association of Neurological Surgeons Pediatric Section, Houston, TX, December 1985. ABSTRACT
  5. Marshall, L.F., Zovickian, J., Ostrup, R. and Seelig, J.M.: “Multiple Simultaneous Recordings of ICP in Patients with Acute Mass Lesions.” In: Intracranial Pressure VI, JD Miller, GM Teasdale, JO Powan, et al. (eds). 184-186, 1986. Springer-Verlag, New York. BOOK CHAPTER
  6. Ostrup, R.C., Luerssen, T.G., Marshall, L.F., Zornow, M.H., Todd, M.M.: “A Miniaturized Fiber Optic Device for the Continuous Monitoring of Intracranial Pressure”. Journal of Neurosurgery 67: 206-209, 1987. ARTICLE
  7. Hesslink, J., Healy, M., Ostrup, R., Alksne, J.: “Magnetic Resonance Demonstration of Symptomatic Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis”. Neurosurgery.
  8. Raiszedeh, K., Korsh, E., Ostrup, R.: “Cervical Spine Surgery in an Ambulatory Surgery Center”. The Spine Journal of the North American Spine Society. Volume 3, Number 5S September / October 2003. ARTICLE

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