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Dr. Richard Ostrup, MD
Neurological Surgeon, Peripheral Nerve Surgery
32 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Ostrup, Neurological Surgeon, Peripheral Nerve Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Ostrup has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Ostrup, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Ostrup graduated from University of California at Davis. He has 7 awards.

1986 Chairman's Award, UCSD Department of Surgery for Outstanding Achievement in Residency
1991 American College of Surgeons
1979 Loren D. Carlson Student Research Award for Outstanding Senior Research Project
1991 American Association of Neurological Surgeons
1979 Alpha Omega Alpha
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)


Dr. Ostrup has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Scripps Green Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Ostrup MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard Ostrup practice?
Dr. Richard Ostrup has 7 office locations.
Dr. Richard Ostrup practices Neurological Surgery near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Encinitas, CA and Chula Vista, CA.
See San Diego Neurological Surgeons.