Biography & Education


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


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.

  • English
  • Spanish

Care Locations

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



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.

4.6 out of 5 (32 Ratings, 7 Comments)


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Very attentive, professional.

Dr. Evans is a nice provider to talk to however. It seems, anything medical related statement I make he disputes me. [...]

Very easy to talk to, and explained things very well.

We used a video appointment to avoid a 3 hour drive to and from and it was excellent.

Matthew Evans did a great job with my son [...]. We are very happy with his care.

Very good. I did make a couple of corrections on MyChart to health information that was not up to date.