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Ali K. Ozturk, MD

Ali K. Ozturk, MD Surgeon

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Pennsylvania Hospital

Languages spoken:

  • Turkish

Dr. Ozturk is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

In New Jersey, providers are affiliated with Penn Medicine through Clinical Health Care Associates of New Jersey.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurosurgery

Programs & Centers:

Clinical Expertise:

  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation
  • Astrocytoma
  • Back and Neck Herniated Disc Pain
  • Back and Neck Herniated Disc Repair Surgery
  • Back Pain
  • Back Surgery
  • Bone Lesions
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Degenerative Disease
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Gamma Knife®
  • Glioma
  • Kyphosis
  • Lumbar Degenerative Disease
  • Lumbar Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spondylosis
  • Meningioma
  • Microendoscopic Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Disc Degeneration
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Spine - Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Spine Biopsy
  • Spine Cancer
  • Spine Disease
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture
  • Spine Fusions
  • Spine Infection
  • Spine Instrumentation
  • Spine Microsurgery
  • Spine Stabilization
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spine Trauma
  • Spondylosis

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons, National AO Spine, National Congress of Neurological Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Ozturk is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Ozturk Ali K, Gokaslan Ziya L: The Clinical Significance of Redundant Nerve Roots of the Cauda Equina. World neurosurgery : 2013.

Aimee Two, Ali K. Ozturk, Murat Gunel: Cavernous Malformations Management Strategies Principles of Neurological Surgery : 2012.

Aimee Two, Ali K. Ozturk, Murat Gunel: Cavernous Malformations Hemorrhagic and Ischemic Stroke : 2012.

Ozturk Ali K, Bulsara Ketan R: The evolving paradigm in the management of intracranial atherosclerotic disease. International journal of vascular medicine 2012 : 289852,2012.

Patel Toral R, Ozturk Ali K, Knisely Jonathan P S, Chiang Veronica L: Implications of Identifying Additional Cerebral Metastases during Gamma Knife Radiosurgery. International journal of surgical oncology 2012 : 748284,2012.

Yasuno Katsuhito, Bakircioglu Mehmet, Low Siew-Kee, Bilgüvar Kaya, Gaál Emília, Ruigrok Ynte M, Niemelä Mika, Hata Akira, Bijlenga Philippe, Kasuya Hidetoshi, Jääskeläinen Juha E, Krex Dietmar, Auburger Georg, Simon Matthias, Krischek Boris, Ozturk Ali K, Mane Shrikant, Rinkel Gabriel J E, Steinmetz Helmuth, Hernesniemi Juha, Schaller Karl, Zembutsu Hitoshi, Inoue Ituro, Palotie Aarno, Cambien François, Nakamura Yusuke, Lifton Richard P, Günel Murat: Common variant near the endothelin receptor type A (EDNRA) gene is associated with intracranial aneurysm risk. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108 (49): 19707-12,2011.

Barak Tanyeri, Kwan Kenneth Y, Louvi Angeliki, Demirbilek Veysi, Saygi Serap, Tüysüz Beyhan, Choi Murim, Boyaci Hüseyin, Doerschner Katja, Zhu Ying, Kaymakçalan Hande, Yilmaz Saliha, Bakircioglu Mehmet, Caglayan Ahmet Okay, Oztürk Ali Kemal, Yasuno Katsuhito, Brunken William J, Atalar Ergin, Yalçinkaya Cengiz, Dinçer Alp, Bronen Richard A, Mane Shrikant, Ozçelik Tayfun, Lifton Richard P, Sestan Nenad, Bilgüvar Kaya, Günel Murat: Recessive LAMC3 mutations cause malformations of occipital cortical development. Nature genetics 43 (6): 590-4,2011.

Ali K. Ozturk, Angeliki Louvi, Murat Gunel: Genetics of Cavernous Malformations Youman’s Neurological Surgery, 6th Edition : 2011.

Arlier Zulfikar, Bayri Yasar, Kolb Luis E, Erturk Ozdem, Ozturk Ali K, Bayrakli Fatih, Bilguvar Kaya, Moliterno Jennifer A, Dervent Aysin, Demirbilek Veysi, Yalcinkaya Cengiz, Korkmaz Baris, Tuysuz Beyhan, Gunel Murat: Four novel SCN1A mutations in Turkish patients with severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy (SMEI). Journal of child neurology 25 (10): 1265-8,2010.

Bilgüvar Kaya, Oztürk Ali Kemal, Louvi Angeliki, Kwan Kenneth Y, Choi Murim, Tatli Burak, Yalnizoglu Dilek, Tüysüz Beyhan, Caglayan Ahmet Okay, Gökben Sarenur, Kaymakçalan Hande, Barak Tanyeri, Bakircioglu Mehmet, Yasuno Katsuhito, Ho Winson, Sanders Stephan, Zhu Ying, Yilmaz Sanem, Dinçer Alp, Johnson Michele H, Bronen Richard A, Koçer Naci, Per Hüseyin, Mane Shrikant, Pamir Mehmet Necmettin, Yalçinkaya Cengiz, Kumandas Sefer, Topçu Meral, Ozmen Meral, Sestan Nenad, Lifton Richard P, State Matthew W, Günel: Whole-exome sequencing identifies recessive WDR62 mutations in severe brain malformations. Nature 467 (7312): 207-10,2010.

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
Department of Neurosurgery
235 S. 8th Street
Washington Square West Building, 1st Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-5729
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)