Jakob Ottenhoff, DO

Jakob Ottenhoff, DO

doctor Jakob Ottenhoff wearing his white lab coat Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Course Director, Internship Readiness Course
Ultrasound Faculty

P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0699
Phone: (434) 924-8485
Fax: (434) 924-2877


  • Residency, Detroit Medical Center, Sinai-Grace Hospital (2021)
  • D.O., Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (2018)
  • B.S., Biochemistry, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor (2014)

Clinical Interests

  • Ultrasound-guided procedures

Recent Publications

  • Christopher Thom , Michael Larsen , Matthew Kongkatong , Jakob Ottenhoff , James Moak , “It’s Not Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Until Dietl’s is Ruled Out: A Case for Point of Care Renal Ultrasound”, Journal of Emergency Medicine (2024), doi:
  • Thom C, Livingstone K, Ottenhoff J, Han D, Martindale J, Moak J. Comparison of transvaginal ultrasound utilization between radiology and point of care ultrasound in first trimester pregnancy. Am J Emerg Med. 2024 Apr 8;80:143-148. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2024.03.036. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38604108.
  • Thom, C. & Han, D. & Moak, J. & Ottenhoff, J. & Kongkatong, Matthew & Vann, G.. (2023). 32 Biplane Ultrasound in Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access: Impact on Medical Student Competency. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 82. S13-S14. 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2023.08.051. DOI:
  • Kongkatong, M. M, Thom, C. D, & Ottenhoff, J. (2023). Emergency-physician Performed, Ultrasound-guided Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block for Meralgia Paresthetica: A Report of Two Cases. Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine, 7(2). Retrieved from
  • Kongkatong M, Ottenhoff J, Thom C, Han D, Focused Ultrasonography in Cardiac Arrest, Emerg Med Clin N Am, (2023). ISSN 0733-8627,