Jeff A. KraakevikM.D.

  • Associate Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Neurology

Special focus on

  • Parkinson's and Movement Disorders

Biography

Dr. Kraakevik earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa and his fellowship in movement disorders from Oregon Health & Science University (2004-2006).

He joined the OHSU movement disorders faculty in 2006 and is currently an assistant professor of neurology. Dr. Kraakevik holds the unique distinction of being a former high school teacher. He has followed this trajectory of educator and currently heads up the development of medical student and resident education for the OHSU department of neurology and VA Medical Center where he holds a joint appointment.

Dr. Kraakevik's research interests include gait and balance problems of Parkinson's disease as well as research that explores the best teaching practices for medical education.

Dr. Kraakevik is an expert clinician for all movement disorders.

Education

  • Residency:

    • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (neurology)
  • Fellowship:

    • OHSU 2004-2006 (movement disorders)

Languages

  • English

Memberships and associations

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2005

Patient ratings

4.7 out of 5 (160 Ratings, 53 Comments)

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