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The First Seizure Clinic

Epilepsy experts want to see people within days of their first seizure for several reasons:

  • To determine if it was an epileptic seizure, and possible cause(s) that need further investigation.
  • To complete a diagnostic evaluation to determine risks for additional seizures.
  • To begin appropriate treatment as soon as possible, if there is a high risk for additional seizures.

At the First Seizure Clinic, patients will be evaluated to determine:

  • The type of seizure
  • What provoked the seizure
  • The likelihood of having another one
  • The most appropriate diagnostic tests to obtain
  • The most appropriate treatment methods

Request an Appointment

Patients may request an appointment at the First Seizure Clinic if they meet the following requirements:

Pediatrics (to 17 years of age)

  • The patient resides in Maryland
  • This is the patient’s first seizure
  • The seizure occurred in the last month
  • Patient has visited their primary care physician
  • The patient has not seen a neurologist for the seizure

Adults (18 and older)

  • This is the patient’s first seizure
  • The seizure occurred in the last month
  • The patient has not seen a neurologist for the seizure

For pediatric  patients, please call 410-955-9100, option 2.  Adult patients may call 410-955-7338, option 4.

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Maryland Patients

Thank you for considering the Epilepsy Center at Johns Hopkins.
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Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441
Pediatric Neurology: 410-955-4259
Adult Neurosurgery: 410-955-6406
Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337

 

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Whether you're crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

Outside of Maryland (toll free)
410-464-6713

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International Patients
+1-410-502-7683

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