Dr. Richard Ott, MD

Dr. Richard Ott, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 66
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Dr. Richard Ott, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Santa Ana, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

801 N Tustin Ave Ste 305

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Contact Information

(714) 744-6320

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Carecentrix Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Gateway Health Plan
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(714) 744-6320

Dr. Ott accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
Whole HealthPrimeCare California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
Carecentrix Health Plan
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Gateway Health Plan
Health Net
Health Net HMO
Health Net POS
Health Net PPO
HealthNet
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Kaiser Permanente
LACare
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
Optima Health
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ott's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ott treats Heart Disease more than 30% of his peers

Dr. Ott treats this condition more than 30% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ott treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 29% of his peers

Dr. Ott treats this condition more than 29% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ott performs Heart Surgery more than 29% of his peers

Dr. Ott performs this procedure more than 29% of his peers

Dr. Ott's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Ott attended Washington University, lettering in baseball and football, while earning a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Biology. He went on to St. Louis University for extended studies and to work in the research lab under Dr. Hillel Laks, Cardio...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1987
University Ariz
Residency Hospital
1984
Uc Irvine Med Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Va Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Uc Irvine Med Center
Internship Hospital
1980
Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
St. Louis University
Undergraduate School
1974
Washington University
Undergraduate School
1987
1984
1983
1981
1980
1977
1974

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Managed Care and the Cardiac Patient,
  • In Cardiac Surgery: State of the Art Reviews,
  • Heart and Heart-Lung Transplanation Update,
  • Managed Care and the Cardiac Patient,
  • Mechanical Cardiac Assist in Cardiac Surgery: State of the Art Reviews,
  • Managed Care Cardiac Surgery in the Elderly,
  • Assisted Circulation,
  • In Cardiac Surgery: State of the Art Reviews,

Dr. Ott's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ott

4.6

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
84.61538461538461%
(11)
4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.6923076923076925%
(1)

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Hi my name is George Rodriguez and you can read my review.I just wanted to once again revisit, it has been three years coming up since my near experience with death and wanted to reach out to you Dr Ott and say thank you and my family and I love you, and I feel great!It is Feb 16 coming up when I...Read More
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Dr. Ott -you saved my boyfriends life - quadruple by-pass w his heart functioning at 40 to 45 % words cant say enough for the appreciation and gratefulness for what you have done for him, me, and his family. So much respect to you Dr Ott. You are awesome and God sent.
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Dr. Ott saved my life there is no doubt. I had quadruple by surgery Aug 8th 2016 during the night suffered a rupture and had tremendous blood loss and many complications to follow. Only had a 10 percent chance of surviving. Dr. Ott made every right decision and did everything he could and after 21...Read More
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Dr. Ott is just an angel sent from heaven. He saved my dad's life, he was given a 2% chance of survival, another surgeon refused to operate on him & advised me to take him home & call my siblings to spend as much time they could with dad cause he was a walking time bomb. Dr. Ott came & said I will...Read More
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I went to the ER with cardiac symptoms and after an angiogram and nuclear stress test was told I needed quadruple bypass surgery. It was a frightening prospect because I have diabetes that makes surgery and post-op care more complicated. When I met Dr. Ott, his confidence and sincere encouragement...Read More
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