Epilepsy is a serious neurological condition—however there are many medical and surgical treatments available to both children and adults who have epilepsy.
Designated by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, we are D.C.’s only level-four epilepsy center—having the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level of medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients who have complex epilepsy.
The epilepsy specialists at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center have made it their life’s work to study epilepsy and find innovative solutions and treatments. You are in excellent hands at MedStar Georgetown, and we will work with you to find the right combination of treatments that work for you. Learn more about epilepsy.
Second Opinions for Epilepsy in Washington, D.C.
You may also want a second opinion—or even a third—as epilepsy is a complex disorder to diagnose and many patients have difficulty establishing a definitive diagnosis. At MedStar Georgetown, our doctors use a variety of diagnostic techniques, based on research and best practices, to create a holistic picture of your seizures.
Blueprint for Treating Epilepsy – Accurate Diagnosis
Because the most essential phase in treating epilepsy is an accurate diagnosis, we use a variety of diagnostic techniques to determine if you have epilepsy. Our studies include the use of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, as well as the innovative methods our doctors use for interpreting the tests. This collaborative approach makes all the difference in the treatment plans we create for our patients. Our diagnostic options include:
Epilepsy Treatments in Washington, D.C.
We provide the following medical and surgical treatment options for epilepsy: