Epilepsy is a serious neurological disorder that affects more than 2.5 million Americans. The disease is characterized by abnormal electrical activity in the brain that causes unpredictable, recurrent seizures. With appropriate diagnosis, comprehensive care and treatment, seizures can be greatly reduced in many patients and sometimes even eliminated.
Epilepsy Center at St.Vincent
The Epilepsy Center at the St.Vincent Neuroscience Institute specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and seizure disorders, offering state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment for the management of epilepsy in adults, teens and children. The goal is to diagnosis and classify a person's seizure or epilepsy type so the best treatment can be developed.
Because an accurate diagnosis is critical, the most advanced diagnostic technology that's available to classify and determine the cause of a seizure or epilepsy, including:
At the Epilepsy Center, patients benefit from the multidisciplinary team of experienced professionals including:
The specialists evaluate and treat a broad spectrum of seizure and epilepsy patients, including patients with: