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Summer Ott, Psy.D.

Summer Ott Pys.D. Concussion Specialist HoustonSummer Ott, Psy.D., is the director of the IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Concussion Program and assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

She serves as the team neuropsychological consultant for the Houston Texans and Houston Rockets, as well as many college universities and school districts in Texas.

Dr. Ott was a key member of the task force that developed verbiage for a sports concussion bill known as Natasha’s Bill. The bill, signed into law in June 2012, establishes return-to-play guidelines for school-aged athletes with concussions. 

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Summary

Gender: Female

Specialties: Concussion Management

Education:

University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri

Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, Springfield, Missouri

Internship: Internship in Neuropsychology, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Fellowship: Fellowship in Neuropsychology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Clinical Interests: Concussion prevention, concussion education, and management of sports-related concussion.

Locations:

IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute at the Texas Medical Center

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Insurance Plans

Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Indemnity
Aetna - Manage Choice
Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
Aetna - POS
Aetna - PPO
Alliance Work Comp Pool and TML (Alliance Network)
Amerigroup - Amerivantage
Amerigroup - HMO
Amerigroup - Star/Star Plus
Amerigroup - Texas - Star
Amerigroup - Texas - Star Plus
BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
BC/BS - HMO
BC/BS - PPO
BeechStreet - PPO
BeechStreet - Workers Compensation
Bravo Health - Elder Health Classic I
Bravo Health - Elder Health Classic II
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - LifeSOURCE Transplant
Cigna - POS
Cigna - PPO
Cigna - PPO Starbridge
Coastal Comp Health Network - Workers' Compensation

Community Health Choice - STAR (Medicaid)
Coventry Health Care - Advantra Freedom (Medicare)
Coventry Health Care - PPO
Coventry Health Care - Workers' Compensation
First Health - HMO
First Health - PPO
Great West Healthcare - HMO
Great West Healthcare - POS
Great West Healthcare - PPO
HealthSmart - EPO
HealthSmart - PPO
Humana - National POS
Humana - PPO
Humana - Preferred POS
Medicaid - Texas Traditional
Medicare
MHealth - Insurance Plans
MHealth - MHHNP Freedom of Choice PPO
MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
MHealth Choice
Molina Healthcare - STAR (Medicaid)
MultiPlan - HMO
MultiPlan - PPO
PHCS - HMO
PHCS - PPO

ppoNext - PPO
Principal Financial Group - Classic Plus PPO
Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
Railroad Medicare
Rockport Healthcare Group - Rockport
Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
Self Pay
Student/School
Texas True Choice - HMO
Texas True Choice - PPO
United Healthcare - Choice HMO
United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
United Healthcare - EPO
United Healthcare - Evercare Medicare
United Healthcare - HMO
United Healthcare - Indemnity
United Healthcare - Options PPO
United Healthcare - Optum Health
United Healthcare - PPO
United Healthcare - Texas - Star
WellCare - Insurance Plans
WellCare - PPO
Workers Compensation

Media

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Dr. Summer Ott discusses football-related concussions and offers information to parents of student athletes.

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Dr. Summer Ott tells the Houston Chronicle about concussions in adolescents and the new grant that will allow for additional research on the effects of concussions.

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0_Fox26 Icon 80pxHouston concussion center gets grant from NFL and National Institutes of Health. Dr. Ott discusses the research with Morning Anchor Melissa Wilson.


HoustonPressSummer Ott: Memorial Hermann Hires the Michael Jordan of Preventing & Treating Youth Concussions


ExaminerLeading sports concussion expert joins IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute


ExaminerDr. Ott encourages parents to be on alert for concussions