Biography & Education

Biography

Dr. Evans is a board-certified neurologist specializing in caring for patients with epilepsy and seizures. He works with patients to help diagnose the cause of seizures and find the best treatments for their situation–from medications to surgical interventions and other therapies.

He performs comprehensive epilepsy evaluation and treatment including:

  • Detailed neurological exam
  • Electroencephalograms (EEG)
  • Epilepsy monitoring (EMU)
  • Epilepsy medication and dietary treatment
  • Epilepsy surgery and vagal nerve stimulator

He joins Providence after serving as the assistant director of the MEG & Functional Brain Mapping Center at the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute in Summit, New Jersey. He is also an educator who served as a clinical instructor at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Evans is a proud father and enjoys fly fishing, telemark skiing, mountain biking and ultimate Frisbee. Before earning his doctoral degree, he was an emergency room technician and a whitewater rafting guide in the Grand Canyon and he assisted an archaeological expedition in the Petén Rain Forest, Guatemala.

Areas of expertise

Epilepsy, neurology

Education

Dr. Evans earned his degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed an osteopathic internship at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Mich. He went on to completed a neurology residency through Michigan State University at Sparrow Hospital, where he was chief neurology resident, and a fellowship in EEG and Epilepsy at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.

Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Care Locations

5050 NE Hoyt St.
Suite 315
Portland, OR 97213
Fax 503-215-8585

Specialties

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
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The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.7 out of 5 (57 Ratings, 13 Comments)

100

02/16/2015
Very pleasant talk with him and felt he had a grasp on my medical problem and what was needed to resolve it.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/01/2015
I so appreciate the patience and understanding Dr. Evans has. He is by the most knowledgeable, and patient specialist I have see. I also really appreciate his quick responses when communicating on line. All questions are important and good to hi.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/27/2015
The provider had actually read through the health history and knew about all of the specialist that [...] sees. He listened to concerns and ordered blood tests that actually showed an elevation in the blood that had not been detected while he was been seen in the pediatric clinic. The provider seemed very interested in providing the best care for [...]. It was nice to see someone so helpful.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/20/2015
Stellar
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/14/2014
Mathew Evans was fluent with my medical background formation with current and up to date information.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/25/2014
really good
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

11/25/2014
I feel like I'm being treated with respect. I use my chart to follow up. This great.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/24/2014
Dr. Evans is the best, getting the appointment was a nightmare. [...]
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/12/2014
First time appointment and very pleased with Dr. Evans
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/09/2014
He is definatly a doctor I feel extremely comfortable with. Excellent at what he does!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/21/2014
Very patient, extremely knowledgable and honest
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100

10/05/2014
Dr. Evans was very caring and suggested some ideas for helping me getting better. Hopefully they will work.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

09/02/2014
Dr. Evans was a very pleasant gentleman. He was informative and answered questions I had, but did not elaborate or chat, particularly. [...] I will be pleased to come to see him in the future. He did not hesitate on questions, but I did repeat some. This is a time of change for me and the neurologist where I have been living knows little about Epilepsy. The medication Dr. Evans prescribed for me seems to be helping my micro seizures and I am pleased. [...]
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