Pediatric Neurology

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Dr. Jenny Wilson specializes in caring for kids with neurologic problems, including pediatric stroke and cerebral palsy.

The neurology program at OHSU Doernbecher is recognized as one of the nation’s best. We offer advanced, team-based care for conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles of children. Our services include:

  • The most comprehensive care in Oregon for conditions such as epilepsy, spina bifida, and brain and spinal cord tumors.
  • The latest technology, including the West Coast’s only child-dedicated intraoperative MRI.
  • Direct access to research innovations and clinical trials.

Our specialists

The neurologists at OHSU Doernbecher include leading experts in epilepsy, neuromuscular conditions, and childhood brain and spinal cord tumors. They are devoted to treating the unique needs of your child or teen in partnership with your child’s regular doctor. In addition, our doctors include world-class scientists pursuing groundbreaking discoveries in the lab.

Our approach

Our specialists collaborate with experts in pediatric neurosurgery, oncology, neuroradiology, endocrinology, psychiatry, behavioral pediatrics, physical therapy and support services, among others. This ensures that all your child’s needs are met at each phase of care — from diagnosis through rehabilitation — and all in one place.

Comprehensive care

Our neurology services include Oregon’s only comprehensive clinics for epilepsy and spina bifida, and the state’s only pediatric neuromuscular program. We also have the Northwest’s only comprehensive clinic for Down syndrome

The latest technology

Our neurologists use the latest technology for diagnosis and treatment, including a range of high-definition imaging options. Doernbecher also offers advanced fetal imaging for diagnosing neurological conditions such as spina bifida.

Clinical trials and research

Our neurologists are on the forefront of scientific discovery, with one-of-a-kind clinical trials and access to national trials. They include leaders in advancing the care of epilepsy and neuromuscular disorders, and one of the world’s top experts on children’s brain tumors.

For families

Call 503-346-0640 to:

  • Request an appointment.
  • Seek a second opinion.
  • Ask questions.


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Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
700 S.W. Campus Drive
Portland, OR 97239
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