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Ali K. Ozturk, MD

Ali K. Ozturk, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Pennsylvania Hospital

Languages spoken:

  • Turkish

Dr. Ozturk is employed by Penn Medicine.

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurosurgery

Programs & Centers:

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abnormal Vertebrae
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering
  • Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery in the Cervical Spine
  • Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery in the Lumbar Spine
  • Back Surgery
  • Biological Enhancement of Spinal Fusion
  • Broken Coccyx
  • Bulging Disc
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Arthritis
  • Cervical Bone Spur
  • Cervical Compression Fracture
  • Cervical Decompression
  • Cervical Deformity
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Disc Disease
  • Cervical Disc Displacement
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Cervical Laminotomy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Revision Surgery
  • Cervical Spinal Fracture
  • Cervical Spinal Fusion Surgery
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Steroid Injection
  • Complex Spinal Deformities
  • Complex Spinal Surgery
  • Compression Fractures
  • Congenital Scoliosis
  • Cordotomy
  • Decompression Laminectomy
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Diskectomy
  • Dorsal Column Stimulator
  • Facet Injection
  • Facet Surgery
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)
  • Flatback Syndrome Post Harrington Rods
  • Foot Drag
  • Foot Drop
  • Growing Rods
  • Herniated Disc
  • Instrumented Anterior Cervical Discectomy, Fusion (ACDF)
  • Intraspinal Abscess
  • Junctional Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Access Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Scoliosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion
  • Lumbar Stress Fracture
  • Lumbosacral Plexus Lesion
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Magnetic Expansion Control
  • Mehta Casting
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Laminoplasty
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Partial Lumbar Discectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Myelopathy Surgery
  • Neurogenic Claudication
  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis
  • Occipito-Cervical Fusion
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy and Fusion
  • Posterior Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Laminectomy With Fusion, Without Instrumentation
  • Posterior Lumbar Laminectomy With Instrumentation and Fusion
  • Post-Laminectomy Kyphosis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy
  • Revision of Spinal Surgery
  • Rhizotomy
  • Rigo Cheneau Bracing
  • Robotic Spine Surgery
  • Ruptured Intervertebral Disc
  • Sacroiliac Joint Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Sacroiliac Joint Surgery
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Scheuermann Disease
  • Scheuermann's Kyphosis
  • Schroth Therapy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy
  • Spinal Abscess
  • Spinal Abscess Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cyst Removal
  • Spinal Dural Graft
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Meningioma
  • Spinal Microsurgery
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tethering for Scoliosis
  • Spine Decompression
  • Spine Deformity
  • Spine Deformity Correction Surgery
  • Spine Injuries
  • Spine Stapling
  • Spondylectomy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis Surgery
  • Spondylosis With Myelopathy
  • Spondylosyndesis
  • Surgery for Sciatica
  • Surgical Treatment of Myelopathy
  • Tarlov Cysts
  • Tethered Spinal Cord
  • Thoracic Disc Herniation
  • Thoracic Laminectomy
  • Vascular Malformations of the Spine
  • Vertebrae Surgery
  • Vertebral Epiphysitis
  • Vertebral Stapling
  • Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib
  • X-Stop Surgery
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University
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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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:

AlBayar A, Sullivan PZ, Blue R, Leonard J, Kung DK, Ozturk AK, Chen HI, Schuster JM.: Risk of Vertebral Artery Injury and Stroke Following Blunt and Penetrating Cervical Spine Trauma: A Retrospective Review of 729 Patients. World Neurosurg : 1878-8750,2019.

Janjua MB, Reddy S, Samdani AF, Welch WC, Ozturk AK, Price AV, Weprin BE, Swift DM.: Predictors of 90-Day Readmission in Children Undergoing Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery: A Nationwide Readmissions Database Analysis World Neurosurgery 127 : e697-e706,2019.

M Burhan Janjua, MD Ali K Ozturk, MD Nissim Ackshota, MD Brendan J McShane, BA Comron Saifi, MD William C Welch, MD Vincent Arlet, MD: Surgical Treatment of Flat Back Syndrome With Anterior Hyperlordotic Cages Operative Neurosurgery : 2019.

Ramayya AG, Chen HI, Marcotte PJ, Brem S, Zager EL, Osiem, Piazza M, Sharma N, McClintock SD, Schuster JM, Ali Z1, Connolly P, Heuer G, Grady MS, Kung DK, Ozturk AK, O'Rourke DM, Malhotra NR.: Assessing variability in surgical decision making among attending neurosurgeons at an academic center Journal of Neurosurgery Spine : 1-7,2019.

Caplan I, Sinha S, Schuster J, Piazza M, Glauser G, Osiemo B, McClintock S, Welch WC, Sharma N, Ozturk A, Malhotra NR.: The Utility of Cervical Spine Bracing as a Postoperative Adjunct to Single-level Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery. Asian J Neurosurg. 14 (2): 461-466,2019.

Patricia Zadnik, Douglas Smith, Justin Burrell, Ahmed Albayar, Kacy Cullent, Ali Ozturk: "Facilitated Growth of Cortical Neurons Using a Dorsal Ganglion Bridge" AANS/CNS Spine Summit, Miami Beach, FL : 2019.

Ramayya AG1, Glauser G2, Mcshane B2, Branche M2, Sinha S2, Kvint S2, Buch V2, Abdullah KG2, Kung D2, Chen HI2, Malhotra NR2, Ozturk A2.: Factors Predicting Ventriculostomy Revision at a Large Academic Medical Center. World Neurosurgery 123 : e509-e514,2019.

Goel NJ, Agarwal P, Mallela AN, Abdullah KG, Ali ZS, Ozturk AK, Malhotra NR, Schuster JM, Chen HI.: Liver disease is an independent predictor of poor 30-day outcomes following surgery for degenerative disease of the cervical spine. Spine J. 19 (3): 448-460,2019.

Janjua MB, Ozturk A, Piazza M, Passias P, Arlet V, Welch WC.: Technical nuances of percutaneous sacroiliac joint fixation: A cadaveric study. J Clin Neurosci. 61 : 315-321,2019.

Burhan Janjua, William Welch, Brendan McShane, Vincent Arlet, Ali Ozturk: "Correlation of Body Mass Index and Global Sagittal Alignment with Anterior Correction in Adult Spinal Deformity" AANS/CNS Spine Summit, Miami Beach, FL : 2019.

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
Department of Neurosurgery
801 Spruce Street
3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-5729
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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