Jeffrey G Ojemann, MD

Jeffrey G Ojemann, MD


  • Biography

    Jeffrey G. Ojemann, MD is Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice-President at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He is an attending physician in Neurosurgery and co-director of the Seattle Children’s Neuroscience Center. He is also a Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is a member of the executive committee of the Center for Integrative Brain Research at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute. He holds the Richard G. Ellenbogen Chair in Pediatric Neurological Surgery at Seattle Children’s and is a research affiliate at the University of Washington Center for Neurotechnology.

    Dr. Ojemann earned his MD and completed a residency in neurosurgery and a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also served as epilepsy surgery fellow at the University of Washington. Dr. Ojemann is extensively involved in research, with current interests including brain wave correlates of motor behavior, brain control of robotics, functional MRI in children, and using brain stimulation for mapping and encouraging recovery of function. His work has been funded by NIH and NSF for the past 20 years.  Ojemann is a co-director of the national program to train neurosurgery faculty in research and leads the training grant for neurosurgical resident research at the University of Washington. He has served on the editorial board of both major neurosurgical journals and is widely published and a frequent lecturer in the field.  He is the President-Elect for the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery.

    Dr. Ojemann’s clinical focus is on the surgical treatment of epilepsy and tumors near eloquent cortex along with general pediatric neurosurgery. After 10 years as head of the Division of Neurosurgery, he became Surgeon-in-Chief in 2019 and focuses on building strong teams to provide care to children in our community with the most complex medical conditions.

    Board Certification(s)

    Neurological Surgery
    Neurological Surgery


    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO


    Barnes Jewish Hospital, Saint Louis, MO


    St Louis Childrens Hospital, Saint Louis, MO
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

    Clinical Interests

    Brain Tumors

    Research Focus Area

    Neuroscience / Neurodevelopment

  • Related Resources

  • Patient Testimonials

    • {{ testimonial.displayName }}
      {{ testimonial.location }}
      {{ formatTestimonialDate( }}

      {{ testimonial.testimony }}

  • Awards and Honors

    Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    {{ }} {{ award.description }} {{ award.organization }} {{ award.displayDate }}
  • Publications

  • Presentations

    Presentation Title Event Location Date
    {{ presentation.title }} {{ presentation.presentedAt }} {{ presentation.location }} {{ presentation.displayDate }}
  • Research Funding

    Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
    {{ funding.title }} {{ funding.grantedBy }} {{ funding.amount }} {{ funding.displayDate }}
  • Clinical Trials and Research Studies

    {{ item.t }}

    {{ }}

    {{ item.obj }}

    Condition: {{ item.con }} Phase: {{ }} ID: {{ item.nct }}

    No clinical trials found for Jeffrey G Ojemann, MD.