Adult General Neurology

Dr. Jackie Bernard reviewing a computer on desk in a white lab coat
Dr. Jackie Bernard, one of our expert neurologists, reviews a patient’s images. Dr. Bernard’s focus areas include multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica and other demyelinating disorders (affecting tissue that covers nerves).

If you are unsure what type of neurology specialist to see, the OHSU Adult General Neurology clinic is the best place to start. Our specialists will assess your condition and work with you to develop a treatment plan.

We offer:

  • Expert neurologists who can diagnose and treat a wide variety of neurologic conditions (affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles).
  • Providers who are part of the OHSU Brain Institute.
  • Treatment plans based on each patient’s specific needs.
  • Follow-up visits via telemedicine (video chat) for patients who live far from the clinics.
  • Sleep medicine services.

Conditions we treat

We treat many neurologic conditions, including the following. If needed, we will refer you to another OHSU specialist who can best care for you.

  • Alzheimer's disease and age-related conditions
  • Neurological complications of long COVID
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Movement disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromyelitis optica (affecting nerves in the eyes and spinal cord)
  • Peripheral nerve disorders
  • Trigeminal neuralgia (facial pain)
  • Uncomplicated seizure disorders

What to expect

Your appointment will be tailored to your needs, but first appointments typically include:

  • A discussion of your condition
  • A review of your medical history
  • A physical exam
  • Tests, if needed
  • A plan for starting your treatment

Our neurologists

For patients

Referral: To become a patient, please ask your doctor for a referral.

Questions: For questions or follow-up appointments, call 503-494-7772.


OHSU Center for Health & Healing
Building 1, eighth floor
3303 S. Bond Ave.
Portland, OR 97239

Mark O. Hatfield Research Center, 13th Floor
3250 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239
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