Specialties and Expertise
Epilepsy, Neurology, Pediatrics
Neurological Surgery, Neurosciences, Regional Epilepsy Center, UW Medicine Pituitary Program
Regional Epilepsy Center at Harborview
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Dr. Ojemann is Vice-Chair for Research and Discovery and a UW professor in Neurological Surgery 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.
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.