Dr. Michael Ott
Dr. Michael Ott, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS
Associate Professor - Department of Surgery
Associate Professor - Department of Oncology
London Health Sciences Centre
800 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5W9
Office Phone: 519.685.8260
Office Fax: 519.685.8378
Assistant: Marcie Vandenberghe
Dr. Ott joined the Division of General Surgery in July 2007. He is appointed as an Associate professor in the Department of Surgery and Surgical Oncology at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. Dr. Ott’s clinical practice focuses on colon and rectal surgery with a special interest in oncology and inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr. Ott finished and undergraduate (B.Sc.) and graduate (M.Sc.) degree from McMaster University before attending medical school at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University. After graduating he trained in the General Surgery training program at Western. Upon obtaining his Royal College certification in General Surgery, he completed a fellowship training in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Michigan State University through the Ferguson Clinic (now The Spectrum Health/Michigan State University colorectal surgery fellowship) where he obtained his American Board of Surgery certification in General and Colorectal Surgery.
Dr. Ott’s academic pursuits focus on medical education. He completed a Masters of Health Professions Education(MHPE) from the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Harvard Surgical Leadership Program, Harvard University. He has been Program Director of Surgical foundations from ( - ) and currently is the Program Director of the General Surgery training program (2012 – present). Dr, Ott currently sits as the Chair of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS) Postgrad Education Committee and is a board member of CAGS. Dr. Ott’s research interest focus on intraoperative teaching and coaching as well as the implementation and consequences of competency based medical education.