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Dr. Scott Olson, MD

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21 years of experience

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Overview

Dr. Scott Olson, MD is a Neurology Specialist in La Jolla, CA. They specialize in Neurology, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA / COLLEGE OF EDUCATION and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Poway, Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido, Scripps Green Hospital, Tri-city Medical Center and UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest.

Dr. Olson works at UC San Diego Medical Center in La Jolla, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Brain Aneurysm, Aneurysm and Cerebrovascular Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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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    UC San Diego Medical Center
    9300 Campus Point Dr # 7774, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
  • Scripps Green Hospital
  • Tri-city Medical Center
  • UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest

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    Feb 22, 2018
    Six months ago I suffered a cerebral aneurysm and was taken to Palomar Hospital. There, Dr. Scott Olson did the most amazing job of stopping the bleed! He saved my life and I will be forever grateful to him.
    Tracy Olson in Ramona CA — Feb 22, 2018
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    About Dr. Scott Olson, MD

    Specialties
    • Neurology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 21 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 an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    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 Brain Aneurysm, Aneurysm and Cerebrovascular Disease, 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.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Olson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. 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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