Jeff Ojemann, MD

Seattle Children’s – Visiting

Department

Pediatric Specialty Clinic

Specialty

Contact Information

Pediatric Specialty Clinic
2835 Fort Missoula Road
Building 3, Suite 301
Missoula, Montana 59804
(406) 327-4279
FAX (406) 327-5199

Clinic Schedule
Bi-monthly

Referral / Consult Line
(medical providers only)
(888) 487-8635
(406) 327-4726

Jeff Ojemann, MD

Seattle Children’s – Visiting

Jeffrey G. Ojemann, MD is attending physician, Division Chief of Neurosurgery, and director of epilepsy surgery at the Pediatric Epilepsy Center at Seattle Childrens Hospital. He is also a Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is a member of the executive committee of the Center for Integrative Brain Research at the Seattle Childrens Research Institute. He holds the Richard G. Ellenbogen Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery at Seattle Childrens and is a research affiliate at the University of Washington Center on Human Development and Disability, Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, and the Integrative Brain Imaging Center.

Dr. Ojemann earned his MD and completed a residency in neurosurgery and a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also served as epilepsy surgery fellow at the University of Washington. Dr. Ojemann is extensively involved in research, with current interests including brain wave correlates of motor, visual and cognitive behavior, brain control of robotics, functional MRI in children, the imaging of cerebellar white matter tracts, and localization of epilepsy with novel brain imaging, and high-density EEG techniques. Dr. Ojemann is principal investigator on a NIH grant studying electrical brain activity as a possible control signal for robotics hands. He is co-investigator on multiple grants, studying brain signals associated with different behaviors, and novel therapeutics for treating epilepsy. Ojemann has been a preceptor the Epilepsy Foundation postdoctoral fellowship and a mentor for three mentored scientist awards (K-awards). He is a member and officer for several local, regional and national medical organizations. His clinical interests include the surgical treatment of epilepsy and tumors near eloquent cortex. Dr. Ojemann is on the editorial board of both major neurosurgical journals. He is widely published and is a frequent lecturer in the field.

Education

Medical School

Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri

Residency

Neurological Surgery, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, Missouri

Fellowship

Neurological Surgery, St Louis Children's Hospital, St Louis, Missouri Neurological Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington

Accomplishments

Board Certifications

Neurological Surgery Pediatric Neurological Surgery