Traumatic Brain Injury

Providing comprehensive care and support for those with traumatic injuries to the brain, spine and spinal cord. 

Traumatic Brain Injury Care at the OHSU Brain Institute

Traumatic Brain Injury

At the OHSU Brain Institute, we provide comprehensive care for people with all types of brain injuries, spine and spinal cord injuries. Our trauma experts work closely with OHSU's emergency physicians, neurosurgeons, trauma service and the neurosciences critical care team to provide the best spinal and brain injury treatments. We provide the most advanced care for people with brain or spinal cord injuries.

Learn more about our Traumatic Brain Injury Team

Transfer a Patient to the OHSU Brain Institute

To transfer a patient with brain or spinal cord injury to OHSU Brain Institute, healthcare professionals call

800 648-6478

503 494-7000


Marge - Traumatic Brain Injury Patient Story

After an extreme snowboarding accident, Margery was airlifted to OHSU. Learn about the surgery that saved her life

Jamie's Head Injury Story


The first time I got hit was November 15, 2008, at basketball practice. I dove, a girl moved her knee and I smashed into it with my forehead. I was dizzy, confused, nauseated and my head was pounding.
Learn more about my concussion treatment

Pediatric (PANDA) Transport

DCH PANDA Dispatch - The Pediatric and Neonatal Doernbecher Transport Team (PANDA) provides pediatric critical care transport by ground or air from anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. Call 503 494-7000 or 888-66PANDA for immediate transport of your patient to Doernbecher.

Adult Spine and Head Trauma Support

Twenty-five years ago, Oregon became the second state in the nation to establish a trauma system designed to triage, treat and track seriously injured patients. Healthcare professionals can contact the Trauma Communication Center at 503 494-7333. Learn about the Trauma Communication Center