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Dr. Scott Olson, MD

Neurology*
3.4 (10)
Map Pin Small La Jolla, CA
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Scott Olson, MD

Dr. Scott Olson, MD is a Neurology Specialist in La Jolla, CA. They specialize in Neurology, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA / COLLEGE OF EDUCATION and is affiliated with UC San Diego Medical Center, Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Poway, Scripps Green Hospital and Tri-City Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Olson an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Olson works at UC San Diego Medical Center in La Jolla, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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. Olson's Office Locations

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    UC San Diego Medical Center
    9300 Campus Point Dr # 7774, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (858) 249-0849

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  • UC San Diego Medical Center
  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Scripps Green Hospital
  • Tri-City Medical Center

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Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Aneurysm
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cerebral Edema
Cervical Vertigo
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Radiculopathy
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Adult Failure to Thrive
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
Bell's Palsy
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Carotid Artery Occlusion
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Atherosclerosis
Carotid Cavernous Fistula
Carotid Dissection
Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Pain
Confusion
Dementia
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
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Diplopia
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Dysphagia
Embolic Stroke
Epilepsy
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Essential Tremor
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Facial Nerve Disorder
Gait Abnormality
Headache
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Hemispacial Neglect
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
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Meningitis
Migraine
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Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Parkinson's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Demyelination
Spinal Stenosis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
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Thoracic Radiculopathy
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
Aneurysm Stenting
Cognitive Function Testing
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Stent-Assisted Coiling
Stenting
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Sudoscan
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Thrombolysis
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    About Dr. Scott Olson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1376568659
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA / COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Scott Olson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Olson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Olson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Olson works at UC San Diego Medical Center in La Jolla, CA. View the full address on Dr. Olson’s profile.

    Dr. Olson has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Olson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Olson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Olson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Olson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Olson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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