Dana A.V. Braner M.D., F.A.A.P., F.C.C.M.

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  • Credit Unions for Kids chair
    Professor and chair Department of Pediatrics
    OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital

Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care School of Medicine

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  • Pediatrics

Special focus on

  • Critical Care (Pediatric)


  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1986
  • Residency:

    • Pediatrics-University of Colorado, Denver, 1987
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric critical care medicine-University of California, San Francisco and Children, 1990
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Pediatrics, General pediatrics and pediatric critical care


Dana Braner, M.D.,F.A.A.P., F.C.C.M., has been caring for critically ill infants and children at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital for 25 years. He has served as the Chief of OHSU’s Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Medical Director of Doernbecher’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for the last 14 years. He is also widely known and admired as an editor of computerized medical education programs and as a medical volunteer who has aided victims of natural disasters such as the 2004 Indonesian tsunami and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In recognition of his excellent leadership, Dr. Braner was appointed as the Alice K. Fax Professor of Pediatric Critical Care in 2006. Most recently Dr. Braner was named as Physician in Chief and Interim Department Chair of the Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Braner received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, completed his pediatrics residency at the University of Colorado, Denver, and a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

In his spare time Dr. Braner enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is also deeply involved in the formation of a unified field theory that would tie space, time and matter together into a unified whole.

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  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese (some)

Memberships and associations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

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