Epilepsy Center: Why Children's

The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center offers a multidisciplinary approach to epilepsy care for children with seizures and seizure disorders. These specialists work together to meet the full range of epilepsy care needs including:

  • Care and education after a first seizure
  • Second opinions for complicated epilepsy
  • Epilepsy surgical evaluations
  • Resective surgical procedures 
  • Ketogenic diet therapy
  • Vagal nerve stimulation
  • Access to latest treatments and experimental trials
  • Treatment with antiepileptic medications (current and investigational)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (with Gamma Knife)  

Epilepsy Center Highlights:

  • We see more than 6,000 outpatient epilepsy specialty visits each year
  • Our accredited neurophysiology lab performs more than 3,000 electroencephalograms (EEGs) each year
  • We admit more than 600 patients each year for video-EEG monitoring in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)
  • We have the largest pediatric epilepsy surgery program in Dallas, providing:
    • Focal resection
    • Hemispherotomy
    • MSPT
    • Vagal nerve stimulation
  • Our Ketogenic diet program offers this intensive epilepsy therapy to more than 50 children each year
  • English and Spanish language parent education groups and outreach programs aim to support our patients and their families in the community.

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214-456-2768

Contact the Children's Epilepsy Center at Legacy

469-303-2400