We provide comprehensive care and support for those with traumatic injuries to the brain, spine and spinal cord.
Have your doctor provide a referral.
Traumatic brain injury care at the OHSU Brain Institute
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.
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 or access OHSU Connect.
Brain and spinal cord injury prevention
We're working to prevent and reduce head trauma and spinal injuries with ThinkFirst.
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 888-66-PANDA for immediate transport of your patient to Doernbecher.
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Refer a patient
- Refer your patient to OHSU.
- Call 503-494-4567 to seek provider-to-provider advice.
Transfer a patient to the OHSU Brain Institute
To transfer a patient with brain or spinal cord injury to OHSU Brain Institute, healthcare professionals may call:
TBI clinical trials
Learn about traumatic brain injury clinical trials at the OHSU Brain Institute.