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Dr. Richard Ostrup, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.7 (94)
Map Pin Small San Diego, CA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Richard Ostrup, MD

Dr. Richard Ostrup, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Diego, CA. Dr. Ostrup, completed a residency at University C S D Medical Center - Hillcrest|Ucsd Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Ostrup an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Ostrup works at Practice in San Diego, CA with other offices in La Mesa, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ostrup's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Neurosurgical Medical Clinic Inc.
    3750 Convoy St Ste 301, San Diego, CA 92111 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 297-4481
  2. 2
    Office
    2100 5th Ave Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92101 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 297-4481
  3. 3
    Sharp Memorial Hospital
    7901 Frost St, San Diego, CA 92123 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 939-3400
  4. 4
    Office
    5565 Grossmont Center Dr Ste 210, La Mesa, CA 91942 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 297-4481

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  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital

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    About Dr. Richard Ostrup, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1780797019
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University C S D Medical Center - Hillcrest|Ucsd Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Michigan|University of Michigan / Ann Arbor|University of Michigan Hospitals
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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