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Epilepsy Center

Our Epilepsy Specialists are Your Assurance of Excellent Care in washington dc

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Group of medical staff standing outside on a patioThe specialists at The Epilepsy Center at The GW Medical Faculty Associates understand treatments should also be personalized. To accurately and effectively make a diagnosis, The Epilepsy Center provides inpatient and outpatient facilities equipped with imaging and electroencephalogram (EEG) technologies to map out the locations of abnormal brain activity. The Center also offers 24-hour video-EEG monitoring of seizures, so patients can quickly receive a diagnosis and begin treatment.

Why choose The Epilepsy Center at GW? Advanced Diagnosis, Treatment & Care.

  • Level IV Epilepsy Center as designated by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.
    Being the largest program in the area, we offer great access to care and the highest level of diagnostic abilities and treatment options to eliminate or stabilize seizures. For more information, visit the GW Hospital Level IV Epilepsy Center page.
  • Expertise of an academic based, comprehensive, specialized center.
    Medical schools and teaching hospitals educate the next generation of physicians, conduct cutting edge research and often care for the sickest and most complex patients. National studies show that patients fare better at academic medical centers.
  • Advanced and personalized seizure control.
    No two epilepsy patients are alike - the type, severity and frequency of seizures are as different as the triggers. Our specialists address the unique needs of special populations with epilepsy, like women and patients transitioning from pediatric to adult neurology care.
  • Access to new research and treatments.
    As part of an academic medical university, we have access to clinical trials for testing anticonvulsant drugs and learning about newer or different treatments that may help you.
  • Neuro-imaging.
    The latest in noninvasive imaging technology including higher resolution MRI using specialized protocols for epilepsy. MRI, PET Imaging and multimodal imaging.
  • Active and experienced surgical program.
    Over the years, our experts have been treating thousands of individuals with medically refractory epilepsy and offer the most advanced surgical treatments in the region, including:
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