Department of Neurological Surgery

Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery

Kim Burchiel
Dr. Burchiel

Neurosurgeons

Kim J. Burchiel, M.D., FACS (John Raaf Professor and Division Head)
Ahmed M. Raslan, M.D. (Director of Neurological Surgery Clinical Operations and Medical Director of OHSU Neuroscience Quality)

Physician Assistants

Clinic Support Team

Epilepsy

At the OHSU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, our team of caring physicians, nurses, psychologists and neuroscientists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of epilepsy. Our center is a national leader in understanding and treating epilepsy, and provides state-of-the-art care to our patients — from diagnosis through treatment and to life beyond that treatment.

Facial Pain

The OHSU Facial Pain Program offers comprehensive treatment for people with facial nerve pain including orofacial pain and trigeminal neuralgia (or tick doulou

Surgical Pain Management

Today, pain treatment can help restore your quality of life. We help you improve function and get back to the activities you enjoy by treating pain as early as possible. We offer a wide range of treatments for conditions such as:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

We offer state-of-the-art interventional (more invasive) and non-interventional (less invasive) treatment options. You also have access to physical therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and acupuncture to supplement your treatment options.

Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep brain stimulation surgery offers life-changing relief and restored abilities to some patients with Parkinson’s disease or essential tremor. At OHSU, you’ll find the nation’s most experienced DBS team. Learn about our expertise.