The Epilepsy Center at Texas Children’s Hospital evaluates and treats children with seizure disorders and epilepsy. The center offers comprehensive care for children with epilepsy and seizures that includes:
- Treatment with antiepileptic medications (current and investigational)
- The ketogenic diet and related diets
- Vagus nerve stimulation
- State-of-the-art resective surgical procedures
- MRI-guided laser ablation surgery
The center's multidisciplinary team includes pediatric epileptologists, neurosurgeons, specialized pediatric nurse practitioners, neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, neuropathologists, dietitians and a social worker.
In addition, Texas Children's Epilepsy Center is recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.