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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (21)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Ostrup, Neurological Surgeon, Peripheral Nerve Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Ostrup has been reviewed by 38 patients who have provided 21 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.5
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 8 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
1979 Alpha Omega Alpha
1991 American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)


Dr. Ostrup has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center 
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Ostrup MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard Ostrup practice?
Dr. Richard Ostrup has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Ostrup practices Neurological Surgery near La Jolla, CA.
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