Olga Taraschenko, MD, PhD

Associate Professor - Department of Neurological SciencesDr. Taraschenko
Director - Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

Clinical Practice: Academic Office:
4242 Farnam Street, Suite 650
North Doctor's Tower
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone: 402-559-8600
Fax: 402-559-9510

988435 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-8435
Fax: 402-559-9355


Hospital Appointments:
University of Nebraska Medical Center

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Epilepsy
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: General Neurology and Psychiatry
American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology, Clinical Neurophysiology in Concentration with Critical Care EEG Monitoring

Clinical and Research Interests:
EEG monitoring in the intensive care unit, new-onset refractory status epilepticus, autoimmune epilepsies, cortical mapping, epilepsy surgery  

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Taraschenko is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She also directs the Autoimmune Epilepsy Laboratory at the Durham Research Center where she leads translational research on refractory seizures. She completed her epilepsy fellowship training at Emory University where she was focused on epilepsy surgeries, refractory epilepsies and continuous EEG monitoring in the intensive care settings. Her research interests include new onset refractory status epilepticus and seizures caused by autoimmune conditions. She has been recognized by numerous prestigious national awards for her work in neuroscience. Her current practice includes patients with refractory epilepsies and epileptic encephalopathies.   


Meet Dr. Olga Taraschenko