Christina SayamaM.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, School of Medicine


  • Neurological Surgery
  • Pediatrics

Special focus on

  • Neurological Surgery (Pediatric)
  • Neuro-Oncology (Pediatric)
  • Spinal Surgery (Pediatric)

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Dr. Sayama provides all aspects of neurosurgical care for the pediatric population. She is experienced in the care and management of brain and spine trauma, brain and spine tumors, hydrocehalus, spina bifida, spasticity, neuroendoscopy, and has a special interest and research in spinal deformity, scoliosis, and disorders of the pediatric cervical spine.  She joined OHSU in 2014 from Texas Children’s Hospital, where she completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery and served as a clinical researcher in their Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery.


  • M.D., 2007, University of Utah School of Medicine
  • M.P.H., 2011, University of Utah
  • Residency:

    • Neurosurgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric neurosurgery, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas


  • English

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