Our Approach To Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders in Children

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What Sets Us Apart

At Hassenfeld Children's Hospital of New York at NYU Langone, children and adolescents with epilepsy and seizure disorders are cared for by a team of experts, including neurologists, neurosurgeons, and epileptologists, which are neurologists who specialize in all types of epilepsy, including those that are most difficult to control. Our Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is one of the largest medical treatment centers for children with epilepsy in the United States.

The team of experts caring for your child also includes psychiatrists, clinical nurses, nurse practitioners, neuropsychologists, social workers, imaging technologists, and researchers. In our Pediatric Epilepsy Program, these specialists collaborate to create a personalized treatment plan for your child.

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Our experts provide the best care possible for children with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to complex, more serious conditions.Learn More

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Treatment at NYU Langone

Treatment of epilepsy and seizure disorders may include medication, dietary therapies, neurosurgery, and electrical brain stimulation. Our specialists also offer intensive epilepsy monitoring and neuropsychological and psychosocial services. Our team has pioneered surgical procedures to treat people whose conditions were previously considered inoperable.

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