Brain & Spine Center

Epilepsy Program

Experts at our Pediatric Epilepsy Program provide comprehensive care for babies, kids and young adults who suffer from seizures and seizure disorders. Our patients range from children who have just experienced their first seizure, to those suffering from chronic and debilitating epilepsy.

About Us

Our Pediatric Epilepsy Program offers state-of-the-art treatment and evaluation by a multidisciplinary team consisting of neurosurgeons, epileptologists (doctors who specialize in the treatment of epilepsy), neuropsychologists, social workers, nurses, dieticians, and electroneurodiagnostic technicians who are all trained in pediatric epilepsy.

We're also closely affiliated with local organizations and have access to epilepsy resources to meet the needs of our patients.

What Sets Us Apart

Experts in our Pediatric Epilepsy Program provide comprehensive care for babies, kids and young adults who suffer from seizures and seizure disorders. Our patients range from children who have just experienced their first seizure, to those suffering from chronic and debilitating epilepsy.

Our Pediatric Epilepsy Program offers state-of-the-art treatment and evaluation by a multidisciplinary team consisting of neurosurgeons, epileptologists (doctors who specialize in the treatment of epilepsy), neuropsychologists, social workers, nurses, dieticians, and electroneurodiagnostic technicians who are all trained in pediatric epilepsy.

We're also closely affiliated with local organizations and epilepsy resources to understand and meet the needs of our patients.

At Primary Children's Hospital, we have a variety of high-tech evaluations to diagnose and manage the full spectrum of epilepsy. Tests include:

  • Long-term video electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring
  • High resolution neuroimaging such as 3-Tesla MRI, SPECT, PET, and functional MRI
  • In-depth neuropsychological testing
  • Wada testing
  • Visualase laser ablation

Patient & Family Resources

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