Pediatric Epilepsy Program

The Pediatric Epilepsy Program specializes in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of children and infants with seizures and epilepsy. For each child, we strive to understand why seizures have developed and then design a personalized, comprehensive treatment plan that best controls seizures with the fewest possible side effects. As an accredited level 4 epilepsy center, we have been recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as having the expertise and facilities to provide the highest-level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with epilepsy.

Treating Seizures in Children: Pediatric Epilepsy Program Video

Treatments We Offer

We offer a variety of treatment options to children with epilepsy. Learn more about some of the treatments and procedures that may be part of your child's personalized care plan.

Conditions We Treat

Our Team

At our Pediatric Epilepsy Program, your child will be treated by a multidisciplinary team that includes neurology physicians, certified nurse practitioners and clinical nurses, a neuropsychologist, neurosurgeon, neuropathologist, neuroradiologist and social worker.


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