Dr. Richard Mattson elicits history from epilepsy patient.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center provides promising options for many adult and pediatric patients with epilepsy. Internationally known for clinical excellence and innovative research, this program was one of the nation's first and has evolved into one of the most active and advanced in the world.
Yale is internationally recognized as a leader in treatment for medically intractable and new onset epilepsy. This multidisciplinary program includes epileptologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, neuropathologists, and psychiatrists. Nurses, technicians, technical staff, and administrative staff complete the team. Outpatient facilities include an adult epilepsy monitoring unit, pediatric epilepsy monitoring unit, and a technologically advanced operating suite.
The program provides educational opportunities and training for physicians, students, patients and their families. Referring physicians can send patients for consultations, specific procedures or clinical trials, and comprehensive evaluations.