Delaram Safarpour, M.D., M.S.C.E.

  • Associate Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine
  • Medical director, deep brain stimulation program, OHSU Brain Institute


Dr. Safarpour earned her medical degree from Azad Medical University in Tehran in 2007, she then completed a year of post-doctoral fellowship in movement disorders at Yale University followed by residency in neurology at Temple University hospital. Being interested in the clinical and epidemiological aspects of Movement Disorders, she then earned a master degree in neuroepidemiology and completed a fellowship in Movement Disorders at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Dr. Safarpour joined the division of Movement Disorders at OHSU in summer of 2017 bringing her interest and expertise in the field of Movement Disorders and its epidemiology. She is the medical director of the deep brain stimulation program.

Dr. Safarpour and her husband recently moved from Pennsylvania with their two sons. They spend most of their spare time together, exploring the beautiful nature of Northwest. She greatly enjoys hiking, cooking, reading and singing to her sons.

Education and training

    • M.D., 2007, Azad Tehran Medical University
    • M.S.C.E., 2015, University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency

    • Neurology, Temple University Hospital, 2014
  • Fellowship

    • Movement disorders, University of Pennsylvania, 2017

Memberships and associations:

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2015

Areas of interest

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Atypical parkinsonian syndromes
  • Drug induced parkinsonism
  • Dystonia
  • Chorea
  • Essential tremor


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