Jeffrey Ojemann, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Regional Epilepsy Center at Harborview, vice-chair for UW Medicine Research and Discovery, chief of Neurosurgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a UW professor of Neurological Surgery and an adjunct professor of Radiology.
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 strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Dr. Ojemann earned his M.D. at Washington University in St. Louis. He 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.
Dr. Ojemann is the son of Drs. George and Linda Ojemann, who are longtime UW faculty members in neurological surgery.