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Epilepsy


The Pediatric Epilepsy Center at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital offers the most advanced treatment options for children with epilepsy, from carefully-selected drug regimens and sophisticated seizure monitoring to comprehensive surgery plans. Here, our expert neurologists and neurosurgeons work together to accurately diagnose and manage your child's seizures.

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Nationally Recognized Expertise

Recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 4 epilepsy center, we offer the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level of medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.

» Learn more about advanced treatments for pediatric epilepsy

Leading-Edge Research

Our epilepsy experts are also at the forefront of epilepsy research. We are working to identify the precise source of seizures, which would allow us to prescribe the best possible treatment for children who suffer from epilepsy. This research also may reduce the need for invasive brain recording in children with epilepsy.

Our Experts

Read more about our pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons and neuropsychologists.

Neurologists
Michael Kohrman, MD

Carol Macmillan, MD
Charles Marcuccilli, MD, PhD
James Tonsgard, MD

Neurosurgeons
David Frim, MD, PhD
Peter Warnke, MD

Neuropsychologists
Scott J. Hunter, PhD
Maureen Lacy, PhD





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