Jeffrey George Ojemann M.D.

Jeffrey George Ojemann M.D.

Bio

Dr. Ojemann is a UW professor of neurological surgery with a particular interest in the surgical treatment of epilepsy and of tumors near the brain tissue…

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Research Interests

Memory functional MRI changes with epilepsy surgery; the role of flumazenil PET in the presurgical evaluation of seizures; and electrical brain signals in memory and language and higher cognitive deficits in neurosurgical patients.

Education

  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Washington U. School of MedicineMedical education1992
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital (Washington Univ.)Internship
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital (Washington Univ.)Residency
  • St. Louis Children's HospitalFellowship
  • UW - Dept. of NeurosurgeryFellowship

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery2002
Dr. Ojemann is a UW professor of neurological surgery with a particular interest in the surgical treatment of epilepsy and of tumors near the brain tissue needed for thinking and speaking.
 
He completed a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship after his residency in neurological surgery and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery and pediatric epilepsy surgery.

He is also conducting research on electrical brain signals in memory and language, in part to find ways in which these signals can directly control computers. He is the son of Drs. George and Linda Ojemann, longtime faculty members in neurological surgery.

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