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The Epilepsy Center

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At the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center, patients benefit from treatments informed by leading research, modern technology, surgical expertise and dedicated patient care. 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.  

Child scared after experiencing first seizure First Seizure Clinic
The first stop for a patient who experiences a seizure.
Dr. Greg Bergey The Team
Multi-disciplinary experts in diagnosis and treatment.
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)
Expert inpatient epilepsy assessment.

Innovative Treatments Based on Multidisciplinary Expertise

Johns Hopkins' physicians, surgeons and researchers are leading the way in assessment and treatment of patients with epilepsy. Our diverse team of neurologists and neurosurgeons at the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center, collaborating with top-level colleagues in other specialties such as neuropsychology and neuroradiology, specializes in providing comprehensive care programs for both adults and children.

As a patient, you or your family member have access to the full range of modern therapies for epilepsy and seizure disorders, including medications, dietary therapy and surgery.

Johns Hopkins epilepsy and seizure specialists offer expertise, clarity and hope to patients and their families, whether diagnosing a patient's first seizure or evaluating those whose seizures are difficult to control. Our team is dedicated to creating individualized approaches that help each person live the fullest and most productive life possible.

What to Expect When You Visit the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Mackenzie Cervenka, M.D. and Sarah Kelley, M.D., co-directors of the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, share details about the unit and its purpose, why patients are referred, and what happens after discharge.

Learn more about the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.

*According to NAEC guidelines, a level 4 center provides the more complex forms of intensive neurodiagnostic monitoring, as well as more extensive medical, neuropsychological, and psychosocial treatment. Level 4 centers also offer a complete evaluation for epilepsy surgery, including intracranial electrodes and a broad range of surgical procedures for epilepsy.

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