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The Epilepsy Center of Cohen Children's Medical Center provides comprehensive care for children diagnosed with epilepsy and seizure disorders.

Our services include:

  • Diagnostic testing
  • Ambulatory EEG
  • Long term inpatient and outpatient EEG monitoring

Multidisciplinary outpatient services and specialized treatments, including:

  • Anti-epileptic drug therapy
  • Ketogenic diet
  • Investigational antiepileptic drugs
  • Multidisciplinary evaluation for the surgical treatment of epilepsy in conjunction with neurosurgery

Long-term inpatient video-EEG monitoring

Children are admitted to the Cohen Children's Medical Center for continuous video-EEG monitoring. Computers detect and analyze seizures which are missed by observers. This procedure is useful in:

  • Distinguishing seizures from non-epileptic events such as abnormal movements and tics
  • Providing for accurate classification of seizures that permit specific treatment
  • Determining the site of origin of seizures in patients who may be candidates for surgical treatment

Long-term ambulatory homebound EEG

24 hour, homebound EEG monitoring is available to rule out or to further analyze seizures.

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