Scott Olson, MD

  • Neurological Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
Scott Olson, MD
4.9 Learn more 73 Ratings
Accepts new patients
Scripps Clinic John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion
9898 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Endovascular Surgical NeuroradiologyNeuro Interventional RadiologyVascular NeurologyNeurological Surgery


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Vascular neurologist and endovascular neurosurgeon Scott Olson, MD understands that cerebrovascular disease profoundly impacts patients and their families. He is excited to be involved in this rapidly evolving field because new advances offer hope to relieve some of this burden.

Dr. Olson strives to provide highest quality, evidence-based care to patients, from diagnosis through treatment and follow–ups. He specializes in the medical management and endovascular treatment of a wide variety of complex cerebrovascular diseases that affect the blood vessels of the brain including ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, brain aneurysms, brain vascular malformations and cerebrovascular stenosis.

Dr. Olson is fellowship trained in both vascular neurology and endovascular neurosurgery and is able to perform minimally invasive procedures to correct complex brain disorders including stroke and aneurysm.

Throughout his career he has received multiple awards and accolades, including being named as a San Diego “Top Doctor” in vascular neurology by the San Diego County Medical Society.

Outside of his practice, Dr. Olson enjoys playing tennis and spending time with his family.

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2005

Medical Education

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, MD, 1999


University of Arizona Health Science Center, Internal Medicine, 2000


University of Arizona Health Science Center, Neurology, 2003


University of California, San Diego, Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neuro, 2006University of California, San Diego, Cerebrovascular Disease, 2004

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