St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine are pioneers in developing techniques now used to treat children with epilepsy. We have one of the largest and most comprehensive specialized epilepsy centers in the world. The Center provides care for about 4,000 children with epilepsy and seizure disorders.
The Pediatric Epilepsy Center offers a full range of clinical programs and services, including:
- New anti-epileptic drugs
- Ketogenic diet
- Vagal nerve stimulation
- The latest surgical procedures, such as:
This leading-edge care is delivered in a compassionate, family-centered environment sensitive to the special needs of children with epilepsy.
All of the clinical facilities of the Pediatric Epilepsy Center are located at St. Louis Children's Hospital, repeatedly ranked as one of the top children's hospitals in the United States. The state-of-the-art facilities and personnel include: