Jeffrey George Ojemann M.D.

 Jeffrey  George Ojemann M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Epilepsy, Neurology, Pediatrics

Services

Neurological Surgery, Neurosciences, Regional Epilepsy Center, UW Medicine Pituitary Program

Languages

English

Locations

Primary Location

Regional Epilepsy Center at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 4th Floor, West Clinic
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Bio

Jeffrey George Ojemann, M.D., is vice-chair for UW Medicine Research and Discovery and chief of Neurosurgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Dr. Ojemann specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and pediatric epilepsy surgery, with an interest in the surgical treatment of epilepsy and of tumors near the brain tissue needed for thinking and speaking. He is board-certified in neurological surgery.

Dr. Ojemann conducts research on electrical brain signals in memory and language, in part to find ways in which these signals can directly control computers. Other research interests include memory functional magnetic resonance imaging changes with epilepsy surgery; the role of flumazenil positron emission tomography in the presurgical evaluation of seizures; and electrical brain signals in memory and language and higher cognitive deficits in neurosurgical patients.

Dr. Ojemann is a professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Personal Interests

Dr. Ojemann is the son of Drs. George and Linda Ojemann, who are longtime UW faculty members in neurological surgery.

Affiliations

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
Washington U. School of MedicineMedical education1992
Barnes Jewish Hospital (Washington Univ.)InternshipGeneral Surgery
Barnes Jewish Hospital (Washington Univ.)ResidencyNeurological Surgery
St. Louis Children's HospitalFellowshipPediatric Neurosurgery
UW - Dept. of NeurosurgeryFellowshipEpilepsy Surgery

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1992

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery2002
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