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, and our center is accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest-level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy. Our 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:

This leading-edge care is delivered in a compassionate, family-centered environment sensitive to the special needs of children with epilepsy.

Facility

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:

  • A new EEG Laboratory with digital EEG systems
  • An eight-bed EEG Monitoring Unit with digital EEG and digital video
  • A group of specialized epilepsy nurses, dieticians, technicians and therapists 
  • Play and educational facilities dedicated to the special needs of children with epilepsy

NAECLogoCMYK.gifWashington University Pediatric Epilepsy Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital is accredited by the NAEC as a Level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest-level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.

Stories

Relieving the Burden of Care

There's no one better to describe the special care St. Louis Children's Hospital provides than our patients and their families. They can tell you not only about their medical problems, but also about the concern, comfort and expert treatment they received at our hospital. From bone marrow transplants to cerebral palsy to liver disorders, our patients and their families have had a front row seat for some of the most advanced pediatric care in the country. 

Why Choose Us?

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals. We follow one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care.

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We offer world-class care to children thanks in part to generous gifts from hundreds of people who have joined us as Guardians of Childhood. This philanthropic support enabled us to fulfill our mission to do what's right for kids. Join us in making health care better for all children.

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