The Epilepsy Center Guided by the latest research and each patient's unique needs

The Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center has unparalleled experience treating both children and adults with even the most complex seizure disorders. We partner with patients and families throughout all stages of care — from initial seizure diagnosis to long-term management.

COVID-19 and Epilepsy

Webinar: Diet Therapy for Adults and Children with Epilepsy

Epileptologists Mackenzie Cervenka and Eric Kossoff discuss the role of diet therapy in epilepsy treatment for both adult and pediatric patients. Watch to learn more about the different types of diets and what to expect.

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The center has earned a Level 4 Center accreditation* by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC), which is the highest ranking NAEC provides and recognizes centers based on their expertise and capacity to provide a range of services to their patients.

Patient Stories

Morgan’s Story

Daily seizures were severely affecting Morgan’s quality of life as a teenager in middle school. When her family learned she would need surgery for her epilepsy, they turned to pediatric neurosurgeon Shenandoah “Dody” Robinson at Johns Hopkins.

Jeannie's Story

A viral infection left Jeannie with epilepsy that couldn't be controlled by medication. Drs. Gregory Krauss and William Anderson removed the injured brain tissue. Fifteen months later, Jeannie is seizure-free and enjoying life.