Kenneth Ott, MD, FACS
Dr. Ott has practiced neurosurgery for more than forty years in San Diego, joining NMC following his residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston in 1976. Prior to residency he attended Yale University and U.C. San Francisco School of Medicine.
He has been the Chief of the Divisions of Neurosurgery at Scripps Mercy Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital. He developed the Gamma Knife Radiosurgery program at Scripps Memorial Hospital in 1994 and a movement disorders surgery program in 1999. He has been the Medical Director of the San Diego Gamma Knife Center, the Chief of Neurosurgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital and the President of the California Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Areas of Special Interest:
Minimally invasive forms of neurosurgery such as outpatient microlumbar discectomy and anterior cervical discectomy; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, as well as Cyberknife and Brainlab Novalis radiosurgery. He has much interest in image-guided and frame-based stereotactic surgery; functional neurosurgery for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders; endoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhydrosis as well as pituitary surgery; brain tumor surgery is a significant portion of his practice.
Curriculum Vitae for Kenneth Ott, M.D., F.A.C.S.