Olga Taraschenko, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurological SciencesOlha Taraschenko, MD, PhD
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
Phone: 402-559-4086
Fax: 402-559-9355

Administrative Assistant: 
Jami Keating 402-559-4086

Education:
M.D. National Medical University, Kiev, Ukraine (1996)
Ph.D. in Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience, Albany Medical College (2007)
Residency in Neurology, Albany Medical Center (2014)
Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology-Epilepsy, Emory University Hospital (2015)

Hospital Appointments:
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Certifications:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2014)

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 Assistant 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