St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine are pioneers in developing techniques 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.

For more information or to make an appointment with a pediatric epilepsy specialist, call 314.454.5437 or 800.678.5437 or email us.

The Pediatric Epilepsy Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital 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.

For more information or to make an appointment with a pediatric epilepsy specialist, call 314.454.5437 or 800.678.5437 or email us.

Facility

All of the clinical facilities of the Pediatric Epilepsy Center are located at St. Louis Children's Hospital, which is 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

Accreditations

NAEC Official WebsiteWashington 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.

The EEG Laboratory at St. Louis Children’s Hospital is nationally accredited by the EEG Laboratory Accreditation Board of ABRET (LAB-EEG). Accreditation means that the EEG Lab meets high technical standards and delivers quality diagnostics to aid in the care of your child. 

For more information or to make an appointment with a pediatric epilepsy specialist, call 314.454.5437 or 800.678.5437 or email us.

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