Nathan Selden, M.D., Ph.D.

OHSU School of Medicine Campagna professor and chair of neurological surgery

OHSU School of Medicine Campagna professor and chair of neurological surgery

Area(s) of expertise:
  • Neurological surgery (pediatric)

Dr. Selden is professor and chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery in the School of Medicine, and chair-elect of the OHSU Professional Board. His clinical focus is functional neurosurgery for children. At OHSU, he performed the first transplantation of neuronal stem cells in a human patient and has three times co-authored the Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Guidelines, produced by the Brain Trauma Foundation. He chaired the group that in 2013 developed new educational outcomes measures for all accredited neurosurgery training programs in the United States. He is also the founding national director of the Society of Neurological Surgeons’ resident boot camp courses.

Selden has served as president of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, one of the largest neurosurgical membership organizations in the world. In May of 2017, he was elected Secretary of the Society of Neurological Surgeons, the oldest and most prestigious neurosurgical organization in the world. He is also a director of the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

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