Traumatic Brain Injury

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

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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.

Learn more about our traumatic brain injury team

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.

Patient stories

Meet Amy, Colin, Kate and others who've shared their stories of treatment at OHSU.

Refer a patient

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:

800 648-6478

503 494-7000

TBI clinical trials

Learn about traumatic brain injury clinical trials at the OHSU Brain Institute.