Division of Neurosurgery Patient Stories

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Responsive Neurostimulation for Epilepsy: AJ’s Story

Family graduation

AJ’s life was relatively uncomplicated until age 14, when he began to experience unpredictable seizures and received a life-changing diagnosis of epilepsy. Thanks to the combination of a small, battery-powered device surgically implanted into his brain and an oral medication, he is now seizure-free.

Brain Injury and Recovery: Sam's Story

Sam standing outside smiling

A terrible car accident left Sam with a serious brain injury. Therapy and surgery helped him rebound; he’s now able to recite a poem and play his favorite sport.