Christopher J. Ott, MD, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer
Christopher J. Ott, MD, FACEP, serves St. Anthony Hospital in a dual capacity - as medical director of the hospital’s emergency department, a post he has held for nearly four years, and now as our interim chief medical officer. He is a partner in Apex Emergency Group, P.C. the specialist team guiding emergency care at St. Anthony Hospital, St. Anthony Summit Medical Center, St. Anthony North Hospital and Avista Hospital.
Dr. Ott earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin prior to relocating to Denver for his internal medicine internship at St. Joseph Hospital and his residency in emergency medicine at Denver Health Medical Center. Dr. Ott joined the St. Anthony Medical Staff in 2001.
The St. Anthony Hospital emergency department has achieved its highest-ever patient satisfaction levels under Dr. Ott’s direction, reaching the 99th percentile in recent HCAHPS surveys. A valued member of the hospital’s Medical Executive, Utilization Review and Peer Review Committees, he also serves on the governance boards of the Colorado Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Denver Medical Society.