Jeffrey George Ojemann M.D.

Jeffrey George Ojemann M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Epilepsy, Neurology, Pediatrics


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




Primary Location

Regional Epilepsy Center at Harborview

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


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.

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.


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


Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery2002
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