Joel T. Nigg, Ph.D.

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Psychiatry, Psychology, Pediatric Psychology
Special Interests:
Psychology (Pediatric), Mental Health, Neuropsychology, Psychiatry (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder/ADHD)
Accepting Patients:

"I take pride in providing a state of the art consultation, yet I learn something from every child and family I see."


Dr. Nigg specializes in diagnostic assessment and treatment planning for children with attention and learning disorders. He is a leading expert on ADHD/ADD, and his extensive and ongoing original scientific research in this area helps inform his consultations to families and other clinicians.

Dr. Niggs directs the OHSU ADHD and Attention Program where they conduct extensive research to discover the causes of ADHD.

In his spare time, Dr. Nigg enjoys bicycling, mountaineering, and playing and working with his German Shepherd dog.


  • Degrees:
    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1996
    M.S.W., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1985
    A.B., Harvard Univeristy , Cambridge, MA, USA, 1996

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