The OHSU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Oregon's only Fourth Level Epilepsy Center offering the highest level of skill and services to treat epilepsy.

epilepsy examination


Epilepsy, also known as a seizure disorder, is a neurological condition diagnosed after a person has two or more seizures that are not caused by another known medical condition.

Learn about common causes and symptoms of epileptic seizures

Learn about different types of seizures


Our skilled team of epilepsy specialists will work with you to determine the best treatment for your epilepsy and seizures. Treatments include:

Read more about treatment options for epilepsy


Martin Salinsky

“How do you control an electrical storm in the brain?” Learn about epilepsy and seizures from Martin Salinsky, M.D. 
Watch the lecture given at OMSI

The Only NAEC Top-Rated Center in Oregon

National Association of Epilepsy CentersOHSU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy. Read more

Contact the OHSU Adult Epilepsy Center

503 494-5682

Epilepsy Therapy Consultations & Referrals

To refer patients to the OHSU Comprehensive Epilepsy Clinic, please call 503 494-7772.

Neurology Referral Form

OHSU Brain Institute Debunking Myths of Epilepsy

Dr. David Spencer, Director of the OHSU Epilepsy Center talks about common myths about epilepsy.

Watch video

Leigh and Leslie’s Epilepsy Story

Leigh and Leslie - Patient Story

Leigh and her mom Leslie talk about Leigh's decision to have surgery at the OHSU Brain Institute to treat her epilepsy. Read more