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.
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. Our goal is to diagnosis and classify a person’s seizure or epilepsy type so the best treatment plan can be developed.
At the Epilepsy Center, patients benefit from a multidisciplinary team of experienced professionals including:
Our specialists evaluate and treat a broad spectrum of seizure and epilepsy patients, including patients with:
Because an accurate diagnosis is critical, we use the most advanced diagnostic technology available to classify and determine the cause of a seizure or epilepsy, including:
Epilepsy Fact Sheet (available to download and print)