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A WORLD LEADER IN BRAIN BREAKTHROUGHS

“Bringing dramatic new hope”

— Dr. Nathan Selden, chief of neurosurgery

The OHSU Brain Institute is on the leading edge of innovations in patient care and scientific understanding. Our work includes harnessing brain waves to return communication to people with paralysis.

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Patient Stories

Meet Bryan Black, the first patient in Oregon to have robot-assisted surgery for epilepsy. In Oregon, only OHSU offers this procedure for patients with complex epilepsy.

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The OHSU Brain Institute’s neurology and neurosurgery programs are ranked among the top 50 in the United States.

OBI DNV-GL Comprehensive Stroke Center

The OHSU Stroke Program is a certified comprehensive stroke center, meeting the highest standards for patient care and safety.

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The OHSU Brain Institute has the only neurosciences ICU in Oregon with an AACN Beacon Award for Excellence.

OBI NAEC National Association of Epilepsy Centers Level 4

We have Oregon’s only epilepsy center to earn a Level 4 designation, the highest, from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.